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U.S. Week Ahead: Obama healthcare law under scrutiny

Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 02:22

Mar. 23 - The Supreme Court hears arguments over the fate of the President's healthcare law starting Monday. Reuters Legal Affairs Editor Joan Biskupic says congressional limits are at the heart of the debate.

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Here is -- US week ahead it could be -- -- critical five and a half hours of the -- administration's light. You know Wednesday -- Supreme Court the highest court in the land he hears arguments over the Spain at the president's health care law. Reuters legal affairs editor John and in this case as congressional limits are the heart of the debate. As the centerpiece of this sweeping legislation that has become the domestic signature of President Obama. Is the requirement. That most Americans. By health insurance by 2014. Are facing tax penalty. The question. For the justices on that provision is. Big congress exceed its power to regulate interstate commerce without permission. It's a Ben Bernanke triple play with adventure in making three -- appearances in the week Monday he speaks about labor markets at 8 AM Tuesday he continues his series of lectures. This time on the financial crisis that 1245. He delivers his last lecture on the aftermath of the crisis at the same time on Thursday. Bernanke recently that you as consumers spending was still too weak to venture helping -- We'll get more inside into the that would and number of regional presidents at the podium and focus will be on voting members. -- -- speeches from Richmond fed president Jeffrey black and 10:30 AM and then at 640 by the end. It gives his take on financial stability. -- that president Dennis Lockhart speaks 1215 he'll discuss the global economy. They're helping manufacturing and sentiment data on tap Monday as the release the pending home sales followed by the FPK Shiller index on Tuesday. Final read on fourth quarter GDP on Thursday Friday is the police have Chicago via -- and a Reuters University of Michigan sentiment index. Chicago PMI may steal the spotlight. I as far as that is PMI is -- ten ounces 62 -- with automakers adding to the downturn. Tech everything else that's got an eight earnings on the -- art -- Tuesday Family Dollar Wednesday and best buy and -- him on Thursday. The Blackberry makers stand out star -- as it has a high chance of missing estimates. By nine seconds I'm Rhonda schaffler this is Reuters.

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U.S. Week Ahead: Obama healthcare law under scrutiny

Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 02:22