Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Wednesday: Housing Starts

by Calculated Risk on 3/17/2020 07:45:00 PM

Housing Starts is for February (pre-crisis), but the MBA purchase index is for last week - and might indicate if people have stopped buying.

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

• At 8:30 AM, Housing Starts for February. The consensus is for 1.500 million SAAR, down from 1.567 million SAAR.

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