Saturday, December 23, 2017

Schedule for Week of December 24th

by Bill McBride on 12/23/2017 08:11:00 AM

This will be a light week for economic data.

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!

----- Monday, Dec 25th -----

All US markets will be closed in observance of the Christmas Holiday.

----- Tuesday, Dec 26th -----

Case-Shiller House Prices Indices9:00 AM ET: S&P/Case-Shiller House Price Index for October (note: Some sites show this released on Wednesday during the Holidays)

This graph shows the nominal seasonally adjusted National Index, Composite 10 and Composite 20 indexes through the September 2017 report (the Composite 20 was started in January 2000).

The consensus is for a 6.2% year-over-year increase in the Comp 20 index for October.

10:00 AM: Richmond Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for December.

10:30 AM: Dallas Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for December. This is the last of the regional surveys for December.

----- Wednesday, Dec 27th -----

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

10:00 AM: Pending Home Sales Index for November. The consensus is for a 0.8% decrease in the index.

----- Thursday, Dec 28th -----

8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 240 thousand initial claims, down from 245 thousand the previous week.

Early: Reis Q4 2017 Apartment Survey of rents and vacancy rates.

----- Friday, Dec 29th -----

9:45 AM: Chicago Purchasing Managers Index for December. The consensus is for a reading of 61.8, down from 63.9 in November.