- House-Senate conference takes up corporate tax bill.
- Economic indicators: August factory orders.
- Atlantic Monthly has forum on college tuition increases at the National Press Club.
- House Financial Service panel has hearing on Fannie Mae.
- Federal Communications Commission has forum on broadband and education.
- Joint Economic Committee has hearing on natural gas.
- Cato Institute has forum on trade, jobs and wages.
- AEI has forum on decline of European pharmaceutical industry.
- Corporate earnings season opens with reports from Alcoa, Marriott.
- General Electric releases quarterly report.
- Economic indicators: September payrolls and unemployment.