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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Wednesday: Markets Open, Chicago PMI, Delayed Surveys

by Calculated Risk on 10/30/2012 08:20:00 PM

US Markets will be open on Wednesday. Currently S&P 500 futures are up slightly.

• At 7:00 AM ET, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the mortgage purchase applications index.

• At 9:45 AM, the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index for October will be released. The consensus is for an increase to 51.0, up from 49.7 in September.

• Weather delayed: The October National Multi Housing Council (NMHC) Quarterly Apartment Survey will be released either Wednesday or Thursday. This is a key survey for apartment vacancy rates and rents.

• Weather delayed: The October 2012 Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices from the Federal Reserve.

The last question for the October economic prediction contest (Note: You can now use Facebook, Twitter, or OpenID to log in).

Earlier on House Prices:
Case-Shiller: House Prices increased 2.0% year-over-year in August
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