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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Schedule for Week of January 19, 2020

by Calculated Risk on 1/18/2020 08:11:00 AM

The key report scheduled for this week is December Existing Home sales.

For manufacturing, the January Kansas City Fed manufacturing survey will be released.

----- Monday, Jan 20th -----

All US markets will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

----- Tuesday, Jan 21st -----

No major economic releases scheduled.

----- Wednesday, Jan 22nd -----

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

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

9:00 AM: FHFA House Price Index for November 2019. This was originally a GSE only repeat sales, however there is also an expanded index.

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

Existing Home Sales10:00 AM: Existing Home Sales for December from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The consensus is for 5.43 million SAAR, up from 5.35 million.

The graph shows existing home sales from 1994 through the report last month.

Housing economist Tom Lawler expects the NAR to report 5.40 million SAAR.

----- Thursday, Jan 23rd -----

8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 216,000 initial claims, up from 214,000 last week.

11:00 AM: the Kansas City Fed manufacturing survey for December.

----- Friday, Jan 24th -----

10:00 AM: State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly) for December 2019