By The Associated Press
TUESDAY, March 5
WASHINGTON â¿¿ Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for February, 10 a.m. Eastern.
GENEVA â¿¿ The Geneva Motor Show opens for the media.
WEDNESDAY, March 6
WASHINGTON â¿¿ Commerce Department releases factory orders for January, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.
THURSDAY, March 7
WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases international trade data for January, 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.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for January, 3 p.m.
NEW YORK â¿¿ Several chain retailers release February sales comparisons.
FRANKFURT, Germany â¿¿ European Central Bank's governing council meets to set monetary policy for the eurozone.
BERLIN â¿¿ Germany releases January industrial orders figures.
FRIDAY, March 8
WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases employment data for February, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for January, 10 a.m.
BERLIN â¿¿ Germany releases January industrial production figures.