All times are Eastern.

All times are Eastern.

FRIDAY, April 1

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases employment data for March, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for March, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for February, 10 a.m.

DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for March.

MONDAY, April 4

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

TUESDAY, April 5

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases international trade data for February, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for March, 10 a.m.; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for February, 10 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany releases factory orders data for February, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy.

WEDNESDAY, April 6

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve releases minutes from March interest-rate meeting.

BERLIN — Germany releases industrial production figures for February.

THURSDAY, April 7

WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for February, 3 p.m.

FRIDAY, April 8

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for February, 10 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany releases export and import figures for February.

TUESDAY, April, 12

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

WEDNESDAY, April 13

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for March, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases retail sales data for March, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for February, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY, April 14

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for March, 8:30 a.m.

LONDON — Luxury goods maker Burberry reports its second half trading update.

FRIDAY, April 15

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve releases industrial production for March, 9:15 a.m.; Treasury releases international money flows data for February, 4 p.m.

MONDAY, April 18

WASHINGTON — National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for April, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY, April 19

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases housing starts for March; 8:30 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, April 20,

WASHINGTON — National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for March, 10 a.m.

THURSDAY, April 21

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

FRANKFURT, Germany — The European Central Bank's governing council meets to set monetary policy for the 19-country eurozone.

FRIDAY, April 22

FRANKFURT, Germany — Automaker Daimler releases first-quarter earnings figures.

MONDAY, April 25

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases new home sales for March, 10 a.m.

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

TUESDAY, April 26

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases durable goods for March, 8:30 a.m.; Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for February, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for April, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin 2-day meeting to set interest rates.

WEDNESDAY, April 27

WASHINGTON — National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for March, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates, release statement at 2 p.m.

THURSDAY, April 28

WASHINGTON —Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases first-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

MADRID — National Statistics Institute releases first-quarter unemployment figures.

BERLIN — Germany's Federal Labor Agency releases April unemployment figures for Europe's biggest economy.

FRANKFURT, Germany — Automaker Volkswagen releases first-quarter earnings figures.

FRIDAY, April 29

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases the first-quarter employment cost index, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for March, 8:30 a.m.

MADRID — National Statistics Institute releases 1st-quarter economic growth figures.