Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Wednesday: CPI, FOMC Minutes

by Bill McBride on 8/18/2015 09:05:00 PM

NOTE: CR is on vacation this week and will return on Sunday, August 23rd.

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

• At 8:30 AM, the Consumer Price Index for July from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.2% increase in CPI, and a 0.2% increase in core CPI.

• During the day: The AIA's Architecture Billings Index for July (a leading indicator for commercial real estate).

• 2:00 PM: FOMC Minutes, Meeting of July 28-29, 2015