Business events scheduled for the coming week

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Posted: Mar 02, 2012 3:54 PM
Business events scheduled for the coming week

MONDAY, March 5

WASHINGTON _ Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for February, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for January, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY, March 6

German chemical and pharmaceutical company Merck KGaA reports quarterly financial results.

German sports apparel company Adidas AG reports quarterly financial results.

GENEVA _ The annual Geneva auto show opens for press previews. It opens to the public March 8.

WEDNESDAY, March 7

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases fourth-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for January, 3 p.m.

H&R Block Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

French airline company Air France-KLM reports quarterly financial results.

BERLIN _ Germany releases industrial orders data for January.

THURSDAY, March 8

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

French airplane maker and Airbus parent EADS reports 2011 financial results.

Anheuser Busch InBev, the Belgian maker of Budweiser and Beck's beer, reports quarterly financial results.

FRANKFURT, Germany _ European Central Bank's governing council meets to set interest rates for the eurozone.

BERLIN _ Germany releases industrial production figures for January.

FRIDAY, March 9

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases employment data for February, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases international trade data for January, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for January, 10 a.m.

BERLIN _ Germany's releases export and import data for January.