Business Events Scheduled For The Coming Week

By The Associated Press

MONDAY, April 1

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

TUESDAY, April 2

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Commerce Department releases factory orders for February, 10 a.m.

DETROIT â¿¿ Automakers release vehicle sales for March.

WEDNESDAY, April 3

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

Monsanto Co. reports quarterly financial results.

THURSDAY, April 4

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

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

FRIDAY, April 5

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

BERLIN â¿¿ Germany releases industrial orders figures for February.

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