Schedule for Week of August 11, 2019

The key reports this week are July CPI, Housing starts and Retail sales.

For manufacturing, the Industrial Production report and the August New York and Philly Fed manufacturing surveys will be released.

—– Monday, Aug 12th —–

No major economic releases scheduled.

—– Tuesday, Aug 13th —–

6:00 AM ET: NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for July.

8:30 AM: The Consumer Price Index for July from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.2% increase in CPI, and a 0.2% increase in core CPI.

11:00 AM: NY Fed: Q2 Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit

—– Wednesday, Aug 14th —–

7:00 AM ET: The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.

—– Thursday, Aug 15th —–

8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.  The consensus is for 208 thousand initial claims, down from 209 thousand last week.

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