Thursday, August 13, 2015

Friday: PPI, Industrial Production, Consumer Sentiment

by Bill McBride on 8/13/2015 09:00:00 PM

NOTE: CR is on vacation and will return on Sunday, August 23rd.

• At 8:30 AM ET, the Producer Price Index for July from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.1% increase in prices, and a 0.1% increase in core PPI.

• At 9:15 AM, The Fed will release Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization for July. The consensus is for a 0.4% increase in Industrial Production, and for Capacity Utilization to increase to 78.1%.

• At 10:00 AM, University of Michigan's Consumer sentiment index (preliminary for August). The consensus is for a reading of 93.5, up from 93.1 in July.