Mon Apr 12 Ramadan begins. NSA, NEC to discuss global microprocessors shortage. | Tue Apr 13 'Racism & the Economy' at the Fed. | Wed Apr 14 'Green Corruption' dialog in Zurich. Eurofi in Lisbon. U.S. Fed Beige Book. | Thu Apr 15 House Financial Services hearing on the end of Libor. | Fri Apr 16 Euro area finmins in Brussels.
Gym rat quandary. Illustration: Ben Konkol/WSJ For a fraction of the price of a premier gym membership or an in-person private trainer, new apps let the homebound schedule personalized, one-on-one coaching at convenient times. But as we start to head back to the gym, are these remote trainers effective enough to replace weekly sessions with real-life coaches for good? Does a real personal trainer beat one on your phone? — The Wall Street Journal
Mon Apr 5 Easter Monday is a public holiday for most of Europe. IMF-World Bank spring meetings all week. | Tue Apr 6 World Economic Forum tech governance summit. | Wed Apr 7 G20 finmins and central bank governors meet. FOMC minutes. | Thu Apr 8 ECB meeting minutes.
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