Business events scheduled for the coming week
TUESDAY, March 26
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases durable goods for February, 8:30 a.m. Eastern; Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for January, 9 a.m.; Commerce Department releases new home sales for February, 10 a.m.; Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for March, 10 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, March 27
WASHINGTON — National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for February, 10 a.m.
THURSDAY, March 28
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases fourth-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.
FRIDAY, March 29
U.S. stock markets closed for Good Friday.
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for February, 8:30 a.m.