Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Thursday: Existing Home Sales, Unemployment Claims, Jackson Hole Economic Symposium

by Bill McBride on 8/23/2017 08:50:00 PM

Thursday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 236 thousand initial claims, up from 232 thousand the previous week.

• At 10:00 AM, Existing Home Sales for July from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The consensus is for 5.57 million SAAR, up from 5.52 million in June. Take the under!

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

• Three days (Thursday, Friday and Saturday): The 2017 Jackson Hole Economic Symposium, "Fostering a Dynamic Global Economy, will take place Aug. 24-26, 2017.  (The program will be available at 6 p.m., MT, Aug. 24, 2017)."