Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Thursday: New Home Sales, Unemployment Claims

by Bill McBride on 8/22/2018 08:01:00 PM

Thursday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.  The consensus is for 215 thousand initial claims, up from 212 thousand the previous week.

• At 9:00 AM, FHFA House Price Index for June 2018. This was originally a GSE only repeat sales, however there is also an expanded index.

• At 10:00 AM, New Home Sales for July from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for 648 thousand SAAR, up from 631 thousand in June.

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