Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Durable Goods

by Bill McBride on 2/24/2016 09:06:00 PM

Thursday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.  The consensus is for 270 thousand initial claims, up from 262 thousand the previous week.

• Also at 8:30 AM, Durable Goods Orders for January from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for a 2.0% increase in durable goods orders.

• At 9:00 AM, FHFA House Price Index for December 2015. This was originally a GSE only repeat sales, however there is also an expanded index.  The consensus is for a 0.5% month-to-month increase for this index.

• At 11:00 AM, the Kansas City Fed manufacturing survey for February.