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Sunday: NFL Pro Bowl, the league’s best players that arenat in the Super Bowl face off at 3pm in Orlando, FL as the New England Patriots & Los Angeles Rams arrive in Atlanta ahead of next Sunday’s Super Bowl.

Monday:A IRS will begin accepting 2018 tax returns.

Tuesday:A A State of the Union notA taking placeA as scheduled.A The President’s televised address, which requires the House & Senate to pass a joint resolution to allow an address to a joint session of Congress, is still in doubt after the gov’t reopened following the partial shutdown.

Federal Reserve begins 2-day meeting with a news conference scheduled for Wednesday, markets will be watching to see if it will continue to remain “patient” about future rate hikes which have unsettled investors.

Brexit vote a again. Exactly 2 months before Britain is set to leave the EU, Parliament will vote on a A aPlan B.a

Wednesday:A U.S.-China trade talks resume for a 2-day meeting in Washington with hopes of reaching a truce.

Winter blast from Canada expected to set freezing temperature records for cities like Minneapolis & Chicago.

Thursday: A Amazon, the worldas most valuable company, reports earnings after spooking investors in October warning about slower holiday sales.

Friday:A First day ofA February. Januaryas jobs report released at 8:30 a.m. ET, the 800K furloughed federal workers will be counted as employed in the Dept. Of Labor’s monthly survey.

Saturday:A Groundhog Day, which according to legend, predicts six more weeks of winter weather *if* the Groundhog sees his shadow, or an early spring if he does not.