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Saturday, March 06, 2021

Schedule for Week of March 7, 2021

by Calculated Risk on 3/06/2021 08:11:00 AM

This will be a light week for economic data.

The key report scheduled for this week is February CPI.

----- Monday, Mar 8th -----

No major economic releases scheduled.

----- Tuesday, Mar 9th -----

6:00 AM ET: NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for February.

----- Wednesday, Mar 10th -----

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

8:30 AM: The Consumer Price Index for February from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.4% increase in CPI, and a 0.2% increase in core CPI.

----- Thursday, Mar 11th -----

8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.  The consensus is for a increase to 760 thousand from 745 thousand last week.

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey10:00 AM ET: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for January from the BLS.

This graph shows job openings (yellow line), hires (purple), Layoff, Discharges and other (red column), and Quits (light blue column) from the JOLTS.

Jobs openings increased in December to 6.646 million from 6.572 million in November.

12:00 PM: Q4 Flow of Funds Accounts of the United States from the Federal Reserve.

----- Friday, Mar 12th -----

8:30 AM: The Producer Price Index for February from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.4% decrease in PPI, and a 0.2% increase in core PPI.

10:00 AM: University of Michigan's Consumer sentiment index (Preliminary for March).