Thursday, December 21, 2017

Friday: New Home Sales, Personal Income and Outlays, Durable Goods and More

by Bill McBride on 12/21/2017 09:08:00 PM

Friday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, Durable Goods Orders for November from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for a 2.0% increase in durable goods orders.

• Also at 8:30 AM, Personal Income and Outlays for November. The consensus is for a 0.4% increase in personal income, and for a 0.5% increase in personal spending. And for the Core PCE price index to increase 0.1%.

• At 10:00 AM ET: New Home Sales for November from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for 650 thousand SAAR, down from 685 thousand in October.

• Also at 10:00 AM: University of Michigan's Consumer sentiment index (final for December). The consensus is for a reading of 97.0, up from the preliminary reading 96.8.

• Also at 10:00 AM: State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly) for November 2017

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