Saturday, February 22, 2020

Schedule for Week of February 23, 2020

by Calculated Risk on 2/22/2020 08:11:00 AM

The key reports this week are January New Home sales and the second estimate of Q4 GDP.

Other key reports include Case-Shiller house prices and Personal Income and Outlays for January.

For manufacturing, the February Dallas, Richmond and Kansas City manufacturing surveys will be released.

----- Monday, Feb 24th -----

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

10:30 AM: Dallas Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for February.

----- Tuesday, Feb 25th -----

9:00 AM: FHFA House Price Index for December 2018. This was originally a GSE only repeat sales, however there is also an expanded index.

Case-Shiller House Prices Indices 9:00 AM: S&P/Case-Shiller House Price Index for December.

This graph shows the year-over-year change for the Case-Shiller National, Composite 10 and Composite 20 indexes, through the most recent report (the Composite 20 was started in January 2000).

The consensus is for a 2.8% year-over-year increase in the Comp 20 index for December.

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

----- Wednesday, Feb 26th -----

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

New Home Sales10:00 AM: New Home Sales for January 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 715 thousand SAAR, up from 694 thousand in December.

----- Thursday, Feb 27th -----

8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 211 thousand initial claims, up from 210 thousand the previous week.

8:30 AM: Gross Domestic Product, 4th quarter 2019 (Second estimate). The consensus is that real GDP increased 2.1% annualized in Q4, unchanged from the advance estimate.

8:30 AM: Durable Goods Orders for January from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for a 1.5% decrease in durable goods orders.

11:00 AM: the Kansas City Fed manufacturing survey for February. This is the last of regional manufacturing surveys for February.

----- Friday, Feb 28th -----

8:30 AM ET: Personal Income and Outlays for January. The consensus is for a 0.3% increase in personal income, and for a 0.3% increase in personal spending. And for the Core PCE price index to increase 0.2%.

9:45 AM: Chicago Purchasing Managers Index for February. The consensus is for a reading of 45.8, up from 42.9 in January.

10:00 AM: University of Michigan's Consumer sentiment index (Final for February). The consensus is for a reading of 100.9.