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A. Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of Sept. 18 - Sept. 24. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note. MONDAY: National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for September, 10 a.m. TUESDAY: Commerce Department releases housing starts for August, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates. WEDNESDAY: Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates, statement scheduled for 2 p.m. THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for August, 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m. FRIDAY: No events of note. SATURDAY: No events of note.