ALL TIMES EDT/GMT:
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will meet with German Finance
Minister Wolfgang Schauble in Berlin. In the afternoon, he will
travel to Paris to meet with French Finance Minister Pierre
Moscovici; times have not been announced.
Treasury Department holds weekly sale of 4-week bills, 11:30
a.m. (1530 GMT).
Treasury Department sells 3-year notes, 1 p.m. (1700 GMT).
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker
speaks on 'Ending Too-Big-to-Fail Is Going to Be Hard Work'
before the Global Society of Fellows conference at the
University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, 9:30 a.m. (1330
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart
gives welcome before the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Financial Markets Conference, Stone Mountain, Georgia, 1 p.m.
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana
Kocherlakota moderates a panel before the Federal Reserve Bank
of Atlanta Financial Markets Conference, Stone Mountain,
Georgia, 1:15 p.m. (1715 GMT).
National Federation of Independent Business releases small
business optimism index for March, 7:30 a.m. (1130 GMT). In the
previous month, the index read 90.8.
ICSC/Goldman Sachs release chain-store sales for the week
ended April 6, versus the previous week, 7:45 a.m. (1145 GMT).
In the previous week, sales rose 4.7 percent.
Redbook releases its Retail Sales Index of department and
chain-store sales for March versus February, 8:55 a.m. (1255
GMT). In the prior period, sales rose 0.8 percent.
Commerce Department releases wholesale inventories for
February, 10 a.m. (1400 GMT). Economists in a Reuters survey
forecast inventories to rise 0.5 percent versus a 1.2 percent
increase in January.
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