Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Thursday: Retail Sales, Unemployment Claims, NY and Philly Fed Mfg Surveys

by Bill McBride on 11/14/2018 09:29:00 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 214 thousand the previous week.

• Also at 8:30 AM, Retail sales for October will be released.  The consensus is for a 0.5% increase in retail sales.

• Also at 8:30 AM, The New York Fed Empire State manufacturing survey for November. The consensus is for a reading of 20.0, down from 21.1.

• Also at 8:30 AM, the Philly Fed manufacturing survey for November. The consensus is for a reading of 20.0, down from 22.2.