Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Thursday: GDP, Unemployment Claims, Pending Home Sales

by Calculated Risk on 8/28/2019 07:25:00 PM

Thursday:
• At 8:30 AM: Gross Domestic Product, 2nd quarter 2019 (second estimate). The consensus is that real GDP increased 2.0% annualized in Q2, down from the advance estimate of 2.1% in Q2.

• Also at 8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.  The consensus is for 213 thousand initial claims, up from 209 thousand last week.

• At 10:00 AM: Pending Home Sales Index for July. The consensus is for a 0.3% decrease in the index.