Business events scheduled for the coming week:
WASHINGTON -- National Association of Realtors releases existing-home sales for February.
Earnings reports: Full House Resorts, Lifelock, Mattress Firm
BERLIN -- Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly business-confidence index, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy.
Earnings reports: Krispy Kreme, Nike
WASHINGTON -- Commerce Department releases new-home sales for February.
Earnings reports: General Mills
WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims. Commerce Department releases durable goods for February. Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates.
Earnings reports: Carnival, Fred's, GameStop, Winnebago
WASHINGTON -- Commerce Department releases fourth-quarter gross domestic product.