Business Outlook: THE WEEK AHEAD
CONSUMER CONFIDENCE Tuesday, Mar. 29, 10 a.m.
The Conference Board's index of consumer confidence probably edged up slightly, to 81 in March from 80.8 in February. That's the median forecast of economists surveyed by MMS International, a division of McGraw-Hill Inc. The rise in confidence may be bigger if employment was stronger in March than is generally expected.