Monday, March 3

Monday, March 3

WASHINGTON The 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.