Business events scheduled for the coming week

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Posted: Mar 29, 2012 4:22 PM
Business events scheduled for the coming week

MONDAY, April 2

WASHINGTON _ Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for March, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for February, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY, April 3

WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases factory orders for February, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases minutes from March interest-rate meeting.

DETROIT _ Automakers release vehicle sales for March.

WEDNESDAY, April 4

WASHINGTON _ Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for March, 10 a.m.

FRANKFURT, Germany _ European Central Bank governing council meets in Frankfurt to decide interest rates.

BERLIN _ Germany releases industrial orders figures for February.

THURSDAY, April 5

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

NEW YORK _ Selected chain retailers release March sales comparisons.

FRIDAY, April 6

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases employment data for March, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for February, 3 p.m.

U.S. stock market is closed for Good Friday.