Economic Events on December 28, 2012

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the Chicago PMI Index for December will be announced. The consensus index value is 51.0, which is 0.6 points higher than last month, and is still above the break-even level at 50.

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the pending home sales index for November will be announced.  The consensus . . . → Read More: Economic Events on December 28, 2012

Economic Events on November 30, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the monthly Personal Income and Outlays report for October will be released. The consensus for Personal Income is anincrease of 0.3% over the previous month and the consensus Consumer Spending index change is an increase of 0.1%.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the Chicago PMI Index for November will . . . → Read More: Economic Events on November 30, 2012

Economic Events on October 31, 2012

The Mortgage Bankers’ Association purchase index will be released at 7:00 AM Eastern time, providing an update on the quantity of new mortgages and refinancings closed in the last week.

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Employment Cost Index for the third quarter of 2012 will be announced.  The consensus is an increase of . . . → Read More: Economic Events on October 31, 2012

Economic Events on September 28, 2012

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the monthly Personal Income and Outlays report for August will be released. The consensus for Personal Income is an increase of 0.2% over the previous month and the consensus Consumer Spending index change is an increase of 0.5%.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the Chicago PMI Index for . . . → Read More: Economic Events on September 28, 2012

Economic Events on August 31, 2012

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the Chicago PMI Index for August will be announced. The consensus index value is 53.0, which is 0.7 points lower than last month, but is still above the break-even level of 50.

At 9:55 AM Eastern time, Consumer Sentiment for the second half of August will be announced.  The . . . → Read More: Economic Events on August 31, 2012

Economic Events on July 31, 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 Employment Cost Index for the second quarter of 2012 will be announced.  The consensus is an increase of 0.5%.

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Economic Events on June 29, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the monthly Personal Income and Outlays report for May will be released. The consensus for Personal Income is an increase of 0.3% over the previous month and the consensus Consumer Spending index change is 0.0%.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the Chicago PMI Index for June will be announced. . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 29, 2012

Economic Events on May 31, 2012

The monthly Chain Store Sales report will be released today.  This report on sales in chain stores gives a look at the health of stores that make up about 10% of all retail sales.

The Challenger Job-Cut Report will be released at 7:30 AM Eastern time, providing an estimate of the number of layoffs . . . → Read More: Economic Events on May 31, 2012

Economic Events on April 30, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the monthly Personal Income and Outlays report for March will be released. The consensus for Personal Income is an increase of 0.3% over the previous month and the consensus Consumer Spending index change is an increase of 0.4%.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the Chicago PMI Index for April . . . → Read More: Economic Events on April 30, 2012

Economic Events on March 30, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the monthly Personal Income and Outlays report for February will be released. The consensus for Personal Income is an increase of 0.4% over the previous month and the consensus Consumer Spending index change is an increase of 0.6%.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the Chicago PMI Index for March . . . → Read More: Economic Events on March 30, 2012