Business Events Scheduled For The Coming Week
By The Associated Press
MONDAY, March 4
BRUSSELS â¿¿ Finance ministers of the 17-nation eurozone meet to discuss details of a bailout for cash-strapped Cyprus, further steps of assistance for Portugal and Ireland as well as the controversial issue of direct banking recapitalization through Europe's permanent rescue fund.
TUESDAY, March 5WASHINGTON 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.; House Finance Services subcommittee hearing on the mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Staples Inc. reports quarterly financial results. 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. H&R Block Inc. reports quarterly financial results. The Kroger Co. reports quarterly financial results. 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.
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