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 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 28, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 385,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 2,000 less than the previous week.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the final GDP report for the first quarter of 2012 will . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 28, 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 February 29, 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 preliminary GDP report for the fourth quarter of 2011 will be announced.  The consensus is an increase of . . . → Read More: Economic Events on February 29, 2012

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

At 9:00 AM Eastern time, the . . . → Read More: Economic Events on January 31, 2012

Economic Events on December 30, 2011

At 3:00 PM Eastern time, the Farm Prices report for December will be released, giving investors and economists an indication of the direction of food prices in the coming months.

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