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Business events scheduled for the coming month


Monday, March 3

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for January, 8:30 a.m. Eastern; Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for February, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for January, 10 a.m.; House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on proposed changes to generic drug labeling.

DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for February.

TUESDAY, March 4

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is expected to release his 2015 budget.; Senate Banking, House and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the nomination of Stanley Fischer to be vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.

GENEVA — European automakers unveil the latest models at the Geneva Motor Show that opens to media on Tuesday, reflecting trends that in recent years have catered to cost-conscious buyers and reflected environmental concerns, the economic downturn and European austerity measures.

WEDNESDAY, March 5

WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for February, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.; Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew testifies about the president's budget proposal before the Senate Finance Committee.; House Financial Services subcommittee hearing on data security and Americans' financial information.

FRANKFURT, Germany — Sports gear maker Adidas AG reports fourth-quarter and full-year earnings figures.

GENEVA — The International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers issues global auto production figures for 2013, including expectations for final production numbers for all types of automobiles.

THURSDAY, March 6

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases fourth-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for January, 10 a.m.; Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation subcommittee hearing on railroad safety.

NEW YORK — Several chain retailers release February sales comparisons.

FRANKFURT, Germany — European Central Bank's governing council meets to set monetary policy for the eurozone.

BERLIN — Germany's Economy Ministry releases January industrial orders figures for Europe's biggest economy.

FRANKFURT, Germany — Telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom AG reports fourth-quarter and full-year earnings.

Kroger reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

H&R Block reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

FRIDAY, March 7

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases employment data for February, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases international trade data for January, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for January, 3 p.m.

BERLIN — Germany's Economy Ministry releases January industrial production figures for Europe's biggest economy.

MONDAY, March 10

TOKYO — GDP revision, BOJ policy meeting begins. On merits.

TUESDAY, March 11

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for January, 10 a.m.; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for January, 10 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany's Federal Statistical Office releases export and import data for January.

TOKYO — Bank of Japan policy statement following two-day policy meeting. On merits.

WEDNESDAY, March 12

WASHINGTON — Treasury releases federal budget for February, 2 p.m.

FRANKFURT, Germany — Mail, express delivery and freight company Deutsche Post DHL reports full-year earnings figures.

THURSDAY, March 13

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases retail sales data for February, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for January, 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

FRANKFURT, Germany — Automaker Volkswagen AG reports fourth-quarter and full-year earnings figures.

FRANKFURT, Germany — German airline Lufthansa reports fourth-quarter and full-year earnings figures.

FRIDAY, March 14

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for February, 8:30 a.m.

MONDAY, March 17

WASHINGTON —Treasury releases foreign holdings of U.S. debt for January, 9 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for February, 9:15 a.m.; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for March, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY, March 18

WASHINGTON —Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for February, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases housing starts for February, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.

BERLIN —Germany's ZEW institute releases its monthly index of investor confidence in Europe's biggest economy.

FRANKFURT, Germany —Europe's financial stability watchdog, the European Systemic Risk Board, holds a meeting. Coverage strictly on merits.

WEDENSDAY, March 19

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases current account trade measure for the fourth quarter, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates; statement and projections due at 2:00 p.m.

FRANKFURT, Germany — Luxury automaker BMW AG reports fourth-quarter and full-year earnings figures.

MADRID — Spanish fashion retailer Inditex, which owns Zara stores, presents earning report for 2013.

THURSDAY, March 20

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for February, 10 a.m.; Conference Board releases leading indicators for February, 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY, March 21

MONDAY, March 24

TUESDAY, March 25

WASHINGTON — 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.

BERLIN — Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy.

WEDNESDAY, March 26

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases durable goods for February, 8:30 a.m.

THURSDAY, March 27

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.; National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for February, 10 a.m.

STOCKHOLM — Fashion retailer H&M releases first-quarter results.

FRIDAY, March 28

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for February, 8:30 a.m.

MONDAY, March 31

TOKYO — Japan economic data for February.


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