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Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Wednesday: Retail Sales, Industrial Production, Homebuilder Survey, NY Fed Mfg

by Calculated Risk on 2/14/2023 09:01:00 PM

Mortgage RatesNote: Mortgage rates are from and are for top tier scenarios.

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

• At 8:30 AM, Retail sales for January is scheduled to be released.  The consensus is for a 1.5% increase in retail sales.

• Also at 8:30 AM, The New York Fed Empire State manufacturing survey for February. The consensus is for a reading of -20.0, up from -32.9.

• At 9:15 AM, The Fed will release Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization for January. The consensus is for a 0.5% increase in Industrial Production, and for Capacity Utilization to increase to 79.1%.

• At 10:00 AM, The February NAHB homebuilder survey. The consensus is for a reading of 37, up from 35. Any number below 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as poor than good.