The Week Ahead

Here’s a look at the U.S. economic data set to be released this week. I’ve focused on including data that will drive general markets as well as the housing industry and mortgage bonds.

This week will start out slow from a data perspective but will finish with a spattering of releases that give us insight on the FED’s monetary policy outlook, the state of the booming housing market and how consumers are feeling.

Monday – Sept 14th

  • no scheduled releases

Tuesday – Sept 15th

  • light data

Wednesday – Sept 16th

  • 8:30 AM – Retail Sales
  • 10:00 AM – NAHB Homebuilders’ index
  • 2:00 PM – Federal Reserve Meeting Announcement
  • 2:30 PM – Jerome Powell Press Conference

Thursday – Sept 17th

  • 8:30 AM – Initial Jobless Claims
  • 8:30 AM – Housing Starts

Friday – Sept 18th

  • 10:00 AM – UMich Consumer Sentiment Index

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