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The Associated Press Published:

MONDAY, March 26

WASHINGTON -- National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for February, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY, March 27

WASHINGTON -- Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for January, 9 a.m.

NEW YORK -- The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for March, 10 a.m.

BRUSSELS -- The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development presents its annual report on the European economy.


WASHINGTON -- Commerce Department releases durable goods for February, 8:30 a.m.

THURSDAY, March 29

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

FRIDAY, March 30

WASHINGTON -- Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for February, 8:30 a.m.

COPENHAGEN -- The finance chiefs of the 17 euro countries will wrangle over whether -- and by how much -- to boost their rescue funds in an effort to increase confidence in the currency union's stability.