Week inAdvance

Monday | Dec 19, 2022

Mon Dec 19 1st day of Hanukkah. House Jan. 6 committee votes. | Wed Dec 21 Winter Solstice. House Jan. 6 committee may release findings. | Fri Dec 23 US bond markets close at 2 pm for an early start to the Christmas break. Stock markets operate on a normal schedule.

All times are Eastern and subject to change.

As markets begin their year-end slowdown ahead of Christmas closures, global politics are stealing the spotlight. 

In the US, the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the nation’s Capitol is wrapping up before Republicans take control of the chamber in January. The panel will hold a public vote Monday on whether to approve a final report, and whether to refer any of its findings to the Justice Department for potential criminal prosecution. The report and any referrals are scheduled for Wednesday.

In Europe, energy ministers meet again to discuss gas price caps and other possible measures to hold down energy costs as temperatures plummet and Russia’s war in Ukraine grinds on. Transportation and health workers in the UK plan work stoppages to demand higher pay. 

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Wednesday, Dec 21

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at the agencies

No meetings of note.

on the hill

On Monday, the US House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol will meet publicly to vote on approving the committee’s final report, and on possible criminal referrals.

On Wednesday, the committee is expected to release its findings and possible criminal referrals.

across the globe

Monday, Dec 19


EU energy ministers meet to resume talks over a winter price cap for natural gas. The meeting comes as an unseasonably warm autumn has given way to frigid temperatures across much of Europe.

Monday, Dec 19

GENEVA, Switzerland

World Trade Organization's General Council meeting.

other events

Wednesday, Dec 21

The solstice, the first day of astronomical winter in the Northern Hemisphere and of summer south of the equator.

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