Saturday, December 21, 2019

Schedule for Week of December 22, 2019

by Calculated Risk on 12/21/2019 08:11:00 AM

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!

The key economic report this week is November New Home sales.

----- Monday, Dec 23rd -----

8:30 AM ET: Chicago Fed National Activity Index for November. This is a composite index of other data.

8:30 AM: Durable Goods Orders for November. The consensus is for a 0.1% increase in durable goods.

New Home Sales10:00 AM: New Home Sales for November from the Census Bureau.

This graph shows New Home Sales since 1963. The dashed line is the sales rate for last month.

The consensus is for 735 thousand SAAR, up from 733 thousand in October.

----- Tuesday, Dec 24th -----

10:00 AM: Richmond Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for December.

The NYSE and the NASDAQ will close early at 1:00 PM ET.

----- Wednesday, Dec 25th -----

All US markets will be closed in observance of the Christmas Holiday.

----- Thursday, Dec 26th -----

8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 220,000 initial claims, down from 234,000 last week.

----- Friday, Dec 27th -----

No major economic releases scheduled.