Saturday, October 06, 2018

Schedule for Week of October 7, 2018

by Bill McBride on 10/06/2018 08:11:00 AM

The key economic report this week is the September Consumer Price Index (CPI).

----- Monday, Oct 8th -----

Columbus Day Holiday: Banks will be closed in observance of Columbus Day. The stock market will be open. No economic releases are scheduled.

----- Tuesday, Oct 9th -----

6:00 AM: NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for September.

----- Wednesday, Oct 10th -----

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

8:30 AM: The Producer Price Index for September from the BLS. The consensus is a 0.2% increase in PPI, and a 0.2% increase in core PPI.

----- Thursday, Oct 11th -----

8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.  The consensus is for 210 thousand initial claims, up from 207 thousand the previous week.

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

----- Friday, Oct 12th -----

10:00 AM: University of Michigan's Consumer sentiment index (Preliminary for October).