Major business and economic events scheduled for Wednesday:
WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases retail sales for March, 8:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases business inventories for February, 10 a.m.
WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for February, 10 a.m.
WASHINGTON _ Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.
WASHINGTON _ Senate Finance Committee hearing on deficit reduction; Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee hearing on domestic renewable fuels.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. releases quarterly financial results.
BERLIN _ German automaker Daimler AG holds annual general meeting.
STOCKHOLM _ Wireless equipment maker LM Ericsson holds annual general meeting.