Economic Events on January 17, 2013

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 887,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 26,000 more than the previous week.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Housing Starts report for December will be released.  The consensus is that construction on 605,000 new homes were started last month, which would be a decrease of 53,000 from the previous month.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index will be released, providing an update on Americans’ views of the U.S. economy, their personal finances and the buying climate.

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the Philadelphia Fed Survey report for January will be released.  The consensus is that the index will be at 6, which would be a decrease of 2.1 points from the previous month.

At 10:30 AM Eastern time, the weekly Energy Information Administration Natural Gas Report will be released, giving an update on natural gas inventories in the United States.

At 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Money Supply report, showing the amount of liquidity available in the U.S. economy.

Also at 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Balance Sheet report, showing the amount of liquidity the Fed has injected into the economy by adding or removing reserves.

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Economic Events on January 10, 2013

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 362,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 10,000 less than the previous week.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index will be released, providing an update on Americans’ views of the U.S. economy, their personal finances and the buying climate.

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the Wholesale Trade report will be released for November, showing inventory levels for wholesalers in the United States.  The consensus is that wholesale inventories increased 0.3% .
At 10:30 AM Eastern time, the weekly Energy Information Administration Natural Gas Report will be released, giving an update on natural gas inventories in the United States.

At 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Money Supply report, showing the amount of liquidity available in the U.S. economy.

Also at 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Balance Sheet report, showing the amount of liquidity the Fed has injected into the economy by adding or removing reserves.

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Economic Events on December 27, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 365,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 4,000 more than the previous week.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index will be released, providing an update on Americans’ views of the U.S. economy, their personal finances and the buying climate.

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the New Home Sales report for November will be released. The consensus is that 375,000 new homes were sold last month, which would be 7,000 more than the prior month.

Also at 10:00 AM Eastern time, the ISM manufacturing index for December will be released.  The consensus estimate is that it decreased 3.7 points last month to a value of 70.0, but will still signal economic growth as it stays above the mid-point of 50.

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the Existing Home Sales report for October will be released.  The consensus is that existing homes were sold at an annual rate of 4.8 million last month, which would be an decrease of 110,000 from the previous month.

Also at 10:00 AM Eastern time, the monthly report on Consumer Confidence for XXX will be released.  The consensus index level is XXX, which would be a XXX point increase over XXX.

At 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Money Supply report, showing the amount of liquidity available in the U.S. economy.

Also at 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Balance Sheet report, showing the amount of liquidity the Fed has injected into the economy by adding or removing reserves.

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Economic Events on December 20, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 359,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 16,000 more than the previous week.

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the final GDP report for the third quarter of 2012 will be announced.  The consensus is an increase of 2.8% in real GDP and an increase of 2.7% in the GDP price index.  The real GDP estimate is 0.1% higher than the preliminary value for the third quarter of 2012, and the GDP price index is the same.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the monthly Corporate Profits report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis will be released.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index will be released, providing an update on Americans’ views of the U.S. economy, their personal finances and the buying climate.

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the Philadelphia Fed Survey report for December will be released.  The consensus is that the index will be at -2, which would be an increase of 8.7 points from the previous month.

Also at 10:00 AM Eastern time, the Leading Indicators for November will be released, and the consensus is that there was an decrease of 0.2% from the previous month.

Also at 10:00 AM Eastern time, the FHFA House Price Index for October will be released, providing more information about the direction of the housing market.

Also at 10:00 AM Eastern time, the Existing Home Sales report for November will be released.  The consensus is that existing homes were sold at an annual rate of 4.9 million last month, which would be an increase of 110,000 from the previous month.

At 10:30 AM Eastern time, the weekly Energy Information Administration Natural Gas Report will be released, giving an update on natural gas inventories in the United States.

At 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Money Supply report, showing the amount of liquidity available in the U.S. economy.

Also at 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Balance Sheet report, showing the amount of liquidity the Fed has injected into the economy by adding or removing reserves.

Economic Events on December 13, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 370,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be the same as the previous week.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Producer Price Index for November will be released.  The consensus is that the index decreased 0.5% last month, and was increased 0.2% when food and energy are excluded.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Retail Sales report for November will be released.  The consensus is that retail sales were 0.6% higher last month, after decreasing 0.3% in the previous month.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index will be released, providing an update on Americans’ views of the U.S. economy, their personal finances and the buying climate.

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the Business Inventories report for October will be released.  The consensus is that inventories increased 0.4% from the previous month.

At 10:30 AM Eastern time, the weekly Energy Information Administration Natural Gas Report will be released, giving an update on natural gas inventories in the United States.

At 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Money Supply report, showing the amount of liquidity available in the U.S. economy.

Also at 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Balance Sheet report, showing the amount of liquidity the Fed has injected into the economy by adding or removing reserves.

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Economic Events on December 6, 2012

The Challenger Job-Cut Report will be released at 7:30 AM Eastern time, providing an estimate of the number of layoffs in November.

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 380,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 13,000 less than the previous week.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index will be released, providing an update on Americans’ views of the U.S. economy, their personal finances and the buying climate.

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the Quarterly Services Survey will be released, showing the status of the information and technology-related service industries.

At 10:30 AM Eastern time, the weekly Energy Information Administration Natural Gas Report will be released, giving an update on natural gas inventories in the United States.

At 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Money Supply report, showing the amount of liquidity available in the U.S. economy.

Also at 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Balance Sheet report, showing the amount of liquidity the Fed has injected into the economy by adding or removing reserves.

Economic Events on November 29, 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.

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 390,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 20,000 less than the previous week.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the preliminary GDP report for the third quarter of 2012 will be announced.  The consensus is an increase of 2.8% in real GDP and an increase of 2.8% in the GDP price index.  The real GDP estimate is 0.8% higher than the advance value for the third quarter of 2011, and the GDP price index is the same.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the monthly Corporate Profits report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis will be released.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index will be released, providing an update on Americans’ views of the U.S. economy, their personal finances and the buying climate.

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the pending home sales index for October will be announced.  The consensus is that the index increased 1.0% last month.

At 10:30 AM Eastern time, the weekly Energy Information Administration Natural Gas Report will be released, giving an update on natural gas inventories in the United States.

At 11:00 AM Eastern time, the Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Index for November will be released.  The consensus is that the index will be at -1, which would be an increase of 3 points from the previous month.

At 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Money Supply report, showing the amount of liquidity available in the U.S. economy.

Also at 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Balance Sheet report, showing the amount of liquidity the Fed has injected into the economy by adding or removing reserves.

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Economic Events on November 15, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 376,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 21,000 more than the previous week.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Consumer Price Index report for October will be released.  The consensus is that CPI increased 0.1% last month, and there was a 0.2% increase in CPI when food and energy are removed.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern Time, the Empire State manufacturing index for November will be released. The consensus is that the index value will be -5, which would be 1.16 points higher than the value reported in the previous month.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index will be released, providing an update on Americans’ views of the U.S. economy, their personal finances and the buying climate.

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the Philadelphia Fed Survey report for November will be released.  The consensus is that the index will be at 4.5, which would be a decrease of 1.2 points from the previous month.

At 10:30 AM Eastern time, the weekly Energy Information Administration Natural Gas Report will be released, giving an update on natural gas inventories in the United States.

At 11:00 AM Eastern time, the weekly Energy Information Administration Petroleum Status Report will be released, giving investors an update on oil inventories in the United States.

At 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Money Supply report, showing the amount of liquidity available in the U.S. economy.

Also at 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Balance Sheet report, showing the amount of liquidity the Fed has injected into the economy by adding or removing reserves.

Economic Events on November 1, 2012

The figures for motor vehicle sales for October will be released today.  The consensus estimate is that 14.8 million autos were sold last month, which would be 200,000 less than the previous month.

The Challenger Job-Cut Report will be released at 7:30 AM Eastern time, providing an estimate of the number of layoffs in October.

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.

At 8:15 AM Eastern time, the monthly ADP Employment Report will be released.  Investors will be watching this number to get advance notice on the state of the job market in advance of the government’s report on Friday.

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 369,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be the same as the previous week.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Productivity and Costs report for the third quarter of 2012 will be released.  The consensus is that non-farm productivity increased by 2.0% in the last quarter and labor unit costs increased 1.2%.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index will be released, providing an update on Americans’ views of the U.S. economy, their personal finances and the buying climate.

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the ISM manufacturing index for October will be released.  The consensus estimate is that it remained at a value of 51.5 last month, and will still signal economic growth as it stays above the mid-point of 50.

Also at 10:00 AM Eastern time, the monthly report on Consumer Confidence for October will be released.  The consensus index level is 74, which would be a 3.7 point increase from last month’s number.

Also at 10:00 AM Eastern time, the Construction Spending report for September will be released, and the consensus is that there was an increase of 0.6% in spending compared to the previous month.

At 10:30 AM Eastern time, the weekly Energy Information Administration Natural Gas Report will be released, giving an update on natural gas inventories in the United States.

Also at 10:30 AM Eastern time, the weekly Energy Information Administration Petroleum Status Report will be released, giving investors an update on oil inventories in the United States.

At 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Money Supply report, showing the amount of liquidity available in the U.S. economy.

Also at 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Balance Sheet report, showing the amount of liquidity the Fed has injected into the economy by adding or removing reserves.

Economic Events on October 25, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 372,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 16,000 less than the previous week.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Durable Goods Orders report for September will be released. The consensus is that there was an increase of 7.0% from the previous month.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index for September will be released, providing an update on economic activity and inflationary pressure in the United States.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index will be released, providing an update on Americans’ views of the U.S. economy, their personal finances and the buying climate.

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the pending home sales index for September will be announced.  The consensus is that the index increased 2.5% last month.

At 10:30 AM Eastern time, the weekly Energy Information Administration Natural Gas Report will be released, giving an update on natural gas inventories in the United States.

At 11:00 AM Eastern time, the Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Index for October will be released.  The consensus is that the index will be at 4, which would be an increase of 2 points from the previous month.

At 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Money Supply report, showing the amount of liquidity available in the U.S. economy.

Also at 4:30 PM Eastern time, the Federal Reserve will release its Balance Sheet report, showing the amount of liquidity the Fed has injected into the economy by adding or removing reserves.

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