Monday, September 24, 2012

Tuesday: House Prices

by Calculated Risk on 9/24/2012 09:27:00 PM

On Tuesday:
• At 9:00 AM ET, the S&P/Case-Shiller House Price Index for July will be released. The consensus is for a 1.2% year-over-year increase in the Composite 20 index (NSA) for July. The Zillow forecast is for the Composite 20 to increase 1.6% year-over-year, and for prices to increase 1.0% month-to-month seasonally adjusted.

• At 10:00 AM, the FHFA House Price Index for July 2012 will be released. The consensus is for a 0.8% increase in house prices.

• Also at 10:00 AM, the Conference Board's consumer confidence index for September will be released. The consensus is for an increase to 64.8 from 60.6 last month.

• Also at 10:00 AM, the Richmond Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for September will be released. The consensus is for an increase to -4 for this survey from -9 in August (below zero is contraction).


A question for the September economic prediction contest: