The key reports this week are December housing starts, CPI and retail sales.
For manufacturing, the December Industrial Production report and the January NY and Philly Fed manufacturing surveys will be released.
—– Monday, Jan 13th —–
No major economic releases scheduled.
—– Tuesday, Jan 14th —–
6:00 AM: NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for December.
8:30 AM: The Consumer Price Index for December from the BLS. The consensus is for 0.2% increase in CPI, and a 0.2% increase in core CPI.
—– Wednesday, Jan 15th —–
7:00 AM ET: The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.
8:30 AM ET: The Producer Price Index for December from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.2% increase in PPI, and a 0.2% increase in core PPI.
8:30 AM: The New York Fed Empire State manufacturing survey for January. The consensus is for a reading of 4.0, up from 3.5.
2:00 PM: the Federal Reserve Beige Book, an informal review by the Federal Reserve Banks of current economic conditions in their Distric
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