Economic Events on April 17, 2012

At 7:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly ICSC-Goldman Store Sales report will be released, giving an update on the health of the consumer through this analysis of retail sales.

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Housing Starts report for March will be released.  The consensus is that construction on 700,000 new homes were started last month, which would be an increase of 2,000 from the previous month.

At 8:55 AM Eastern time, the weekly Redbook report will be released, giving us more information about consumer spending.

At 9:15 AM Eastern time, the Industrial Production report for March will be released. The consensus is that there will be an increase 0f 0.3% in production and a decrease 0f 0.1% in industrial capacity utilization.

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