by Calculated Risk on 9/15/2018 08:11:00 AM
Saturday, September 15, 2018
The key economic reports this week are August Housing Starts and Existing Home Sales.
For manufacturing, the September New York and Philly Fed surveys, will be released this week.
8:30 AM ET: The New York Fed Empire State manufacturing survey for September. The consensus is for a reading of 23.0, down from 25.6.
10:00 AM: The September NAHB homebuilder survey. The consensus is for a reading of 67, unchanged from 67 in August. Any number above 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as good than poor.
7:00 AM ET: The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.
8:30 AM: Housing Starts for August.
This graph shows single and total housing starts since 1968.
The consensus is for 1.240 million SAAR, up from 1.168 million SAAR.
During the day: The AIA's Architecture Billings Index for August (a leading indicator for commercial real estate).
8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 210 thousand initial claims, up from 204 thousand the previous week.
8:30 AM: the Philly Fed manufacturing survey for September. The consensus is for a reading of 19.2, up from 11.9.
10:00 AM: Existing Home Sales for August from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The consensus is for 5.36 million SAAR, up from 5.34 million in July.
The graph shows existing home sales from 1994 through the report last month.
12:00 PM: Q2 Flow of Funds Accounts of the United States from the Federal Reserve.
10:00 AM: State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly) for August 2018
Posted by Calculated Risk on 9/15/2018 08:11:00 AM