Saturday, July 05, 2014

Schedule for Week of July 6th

by Bill McBride on 7/05/2014 08:37:00 AM

This will be a very light week for economic data.

----- Monday, July 7th -----

No economic releases scheduled.

----- Tuesday, July 8th -----

7:30 AM ET: NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for June.

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey 10:00 AM: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for May from the BLS.

This graph shows job openings (yellow line), hires (purple), Layoff, Discharges and other (red column), and Quits (light blue column) from the JOLTS.

In April, the number of job openings (yellow) were up 17% year-over-year compared to April 2013, and Quits were up 11% year-over-year.

3:00 PM: Consumer Credit for May from the Federal Reserve.  The consensus is for credit to increase $17.5 billion.

----- Wednesday, July 9th-----

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

2:00 PM: FOMC Minutes for the Meeting of June 17-18, 2014.

----- Thursday, July 10th -----

Early: Trulia Price Rent Monitors for June. This is the index from Trulia that uses asking house prices adjusted both for the mix of homes listed for sale and for seasonal factors.

8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for claims to increase to 316 thousand from 315 thousand.

10:00 AM: Monthly Wholesale Trade: Sales and Inventories for May. The consensus is for a 0.6% increase in inventories.

At 4:30 PM, Speech by Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, Financial Sector Reform, At the Martin Feldstein Lecture, hosted by the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts

----- Friday, July 11th -----

2:00 PM ET: The Monthly Treasury Budget Statement for June.

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