Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Wednesday: Trade Deficit, Beige Book

by Calculated Risk on 4/16/2019 09:17:00 PM

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

• At 8:30 AM, Trade Balance report for February from the Census Bureau. The consensus is the trade deficit to be $53.7 billion.  The U.S. trade deficit was at $51.1 billion in January.

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

• At 2:00 PM, the Federal Reserve Beige Book, an informal review by the Federal Reserve Banks of current economic conditions in their Districts.