Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Thursday: CPI, Unemployment Claims, Fed Chair Powell Testimony

by Calculated Risk on 7/10/2019 10:31:00 PM

This should be interesting: The BLS told me today that the "newest set of Labor Force projections through 2028 is set to be released Wednesday September 4th 2019".

• At 8:30 AM, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.  The consensus is for 216 thousand initial claims, down from 221 thousand last week.

• At 8:30 AM, The Consumer Price Index for June from the BLS. The consensus is for no change in CPI, and a 0.2% increase in core CPI.

• At 10:00 AM, Testimony, Fed Chair Jerome Powell, Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress, Before the Senate Banking Committee, Washington, D.C