DIARY-U.S. Treasuries, Thursday, Oct. 11


Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner participates inconversation on the global economy with Zanny Minton-Beddoes ata conference sponsored by the Institute for InternationalFinance conference, Tokyo, midnight (0400 GMT)

Treasury Department announces sales of 3- and 6-month bills,52-week bills and 30-year Treasury inflation-protectedsecurities, 11 a.m. (1500 GMT)

Treasury Department sells 30-year bonds, 1 p.m. (1700 GMT)


Federal Reserve Board Governor Yellen participates inInstitute of International Finance special session: "Japan inthe Global Economy," Tokyo, 3:30 a.m. (0730 GMT)

Federal Reserve Board Governor Jeremy Stein speaks on"Evaluating Large-Scale Asset Purchases" before the BrookingsInstitution, Washington, D.C., 10 a.m. (1400 GMT)

Federal Reserve Board Governor Sarah Bloom Raskinparticipates in panel, "Why Has Growth Become So Inequitable,And What To Do About It?" before the 2012 Women's Forum GlobalMeeting in Deauville, France, 11:15 a.m. (1515 GMT)

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President CharlesPlosser speaks on the economic outlook before the 2012 SouthernChester County Chamber of Commerce Fall Luncheon in Avondale,Pennsylvania, 12:30 p.m. (1630 GMT)

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullardholds media availability during the Annual Fall ResearchConference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 3:45p.m. (1945 GMT)

Fed releases weekly money stock, liquid assets and debtmeasures and the weekly report on factors affecting reserves ofdepository institutions and the condition statement of theFederal Reserve banks, 4:30 p.m. (2030 GMT)


Labor Department releases first-time claims for joblessbenefits for the week ended Oct. 6, 8:30 a.m. (1230 GMT)Economists in a Reuters survey forecast a total of 370,000 newfilings compared with 367,000 in the prior week.

Commerce Department releases August International Trade,8:30 a.m. (1230 GMT). Economists in a Reuters poll expect anAugust trade deficit of $44.0 billion versus a deficit of $42.0billion in July.

Labor Department releases import-export prices forSeptember, 8:30 a.m. (1230 GMT). Economists in a Reuters surveyforecast a 0.7 percent rise in imports and a 0.4 percentincrease in export prices. In August, import prices rose 0.7percent and export prices were up 0.9 percent.

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