Major business events and economic events scheduled for Wednesday:
WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases February durable goods, 8:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON _ House Financial Services subcommittee hearing on the collapse of MF Global starts at 2 p.m. Witnesses include CFO Henri Steenkamp, General Counsel Laurie Ferber and Edith O'Brien, who was an assistant treasurer in the firm's Chicago office.
BERLIN _ Germany releases its preliminary inflation data for March.