Business Outlook: THE WEEK AHEAD
NAPM SURVEY Monday, Apr. 1, 10 a.m.
The National Association of Purchasing Management's index of industrial activity probably changed little in March from its February level of 38.5%. The low readings of the index indicate, however, that weakness in the industrial sector continues to keep the entire economy on a recessionary path.JAMES C. COOPER AND KATHLEEN MADIGAN