Saturday, August 03, 2019

Schedule for Week of August 4, 2019

by Calculated Risk on 8/03/2019 08:11:00 AM

This will be a light week for economic data.

----- Monday, Aug 5th -----

10:00 AM: the ISM non-Manufacturing Index for July.   The consensus is for a reading of 55.5, up from 55.1.

----- Tuesday, Aug 6th -----

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey10:00 AM ET: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for June from the BLS.

This graph shows job openings (yellow line), hires (purple), Layoff, Discharges and other (red column), and Quits (light blue column) from the JOLTS.

Jobs openings decreased in May to 7.323 million from 7.372 million in April.

The number of job openings (yellow) were up 3% year-over-year, and Quits were up 2% year-over-year.

----- Wednesday, Aug 7th -----

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

3:00 PM: Consumer Credit from the Federal Reserve.

----- Thursday, Aug 8th -----

8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.  The consensus is for 215 thousand initial claims, unchanged from 215 thousand last week.

----- Friday, Aug 9th -----

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