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Wednesday, December 08, 2021

Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Q3 Flow of Funds

by Calculated Risk on 12/08/2021 08:58:00 PM

• At 8:30 AM ET,: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.  The consensus is for 228 thousand initial claims, up from 222 thousand last week.

• At 12:00 PM, Q3 Flow of Funds Accounts of the United States from the Federal Reserve.

COVID Metrics
Percent fully Vaccinated60.4%---≥70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions)200.4---≥2321
New Cases per Day3🚩117,48882,848≤5,0002
Deaths per Day3🚩1,097798≤502
1 Minimum to achieve "herd immunity" (estimated between 70% and 85%).
2my goals to stop daily posts,
37-day average for Cases, Currently Hospitalized, and Deaths
🚩 Increasing 7-day average week-over-week for Cases, Hospitalized, and Deaths
✅ Goal met.

COVID-19 Positive Tests per DayClick on graph for larger image.

This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of positive tests reported.