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 October 18, 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 26,000 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 Philadelphia Fed Survey report for October will be released.  The consensus is that the index will be at 0.5, which would be an increase of 2.4 points from the previous month.

Also at 10:00 AM Eastern time, the Leading Indicators for September will be released, and the consensus is that there was an increase of 0.2% 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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