Bernanke, G-20, Dell, China GDP, Google: Week July 13-20

July 15 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke will testify in the coming week to two U.S. Congressional committees about monetary policy and the outlook for the economy.

G-20 central bank governors and finance ministers will meet in Moscow to discuss economic stimulus programs and tax evasion.

China’s gross domestic product growth probably slowed to 7.5 percent in the second quarter, while U.S. retail sales are likely to have gained for a third straight month in June.

Dell Inc. shareholders will vote on the proposed $24.4 billion buyout of the personal-computer maker by founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake Management LLC.

Google Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., International Business Machines Corp. and Vodafone Group Plc will be among companies releasing results.


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