Rolling Calendar of "Key" Economic Releases

Refer to this calendar of economic releases for specific release dates & times; the "ones to watch"are highlighted in "red"and are further defined in the "Glossary of "Key" Economic Indicators" below.

 
Date / Day / Time (Central Daylight Time) Event Description Forecast  (Previous Report)
Actual 




01/01 (Mon.)

Most U.S. Financial Markets will be CLOSED in Observance of the New Year's Day Holiday
01/02 (Tues.)Nothing Scheduled
01/03 (Wed.) 9:00 AM


9:00 AM

**1:00 PM**

ISM Manufacturing Index - Dec
ISM Prices Paid - Dec

Construction Spending - Nov

Fed's Release of Minutes:
Dec 13th FOMC Meeting
58.2
64.5

+0.5%



59.7
69.0

+0.8%



01/04 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM

Weekly Jobless Claims (12/30)
Continuing Claims (12/23)
240K
1,928K
250K
1,914K
01/05 (Fri.) 7:30 AM







7:30 AM

9:00 AM


9:00 AM
Unemployment Rate - Dec
Under-employment Rate - Dec
Change in Nonfarm Payrolls - Dec
Change in Private Payrolls - Dec
Average Hourly Earnings - Dec
Average Weekly Hours - Dec
Labor Force Participation Rate - Dec

Trade Balance of Payments - Nov

Durable Goods Orders - Nov (F)
(Ex-Transportation Orders)

Factory Orders - Nov
+4.1%
+8.0%
+190K
+193K
+0.3%
34.5
+62.7%

-$49.9 Billion

+1.3%
-0.1%

+1.1%
+4.1%
+8.1%
148K
146K
+0.3%
34.5
+62.7%

-$50.5 Billion

+1.3%
-0.1%

+1.3%
01/08 (Mon.) 2:00 PMConsumer Credit - Nov
+$18.000 Billion$27.951 Billion
01/09 (Tues.)Nothing Scheduled
01/10 (Wed.) 9:00 AM
Wholesale Inventories - Nov F+0.7%+0.8%
01/11 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM


7:30 AM



1:00 PM
Weekly Jobless Claims (01/06)
Continuing Claims (12/30)

Producer Price Index - Dec
"Core" PPI (Ex-Food/Energy)


Monthly Budget Statement - Dec
245K
1,920K

+0.2%
+0.2%


-$26.0 Billion
261K
1,867K

-0.1%
-0.1%


-$23.2 Billion
01/12 (Fri.) 7:30 AM


7:30 AM


9:00 AM
Consumer Price Index - Dec
"Core" CPI (Ex-Food/Energy)

Retail Sales - Dec
(Ex-Automobile Sales)

Business Inventories - Nov
+0.1%
+0.2%

+0.5%
+0.3%

+0.4
+0.1%
+0.3%

+0.4%
+0.4%

+0.4%
01/15 (Mon.)

Most U.S. Financial Markets will be CLOSED in Observance of the Martin Luther King Day Holiday
01/16 (Tues.)Nothing Scheduled
01/17 (Wed.) 8:15 AM


**1:00 PM**
Industrial Production - Dec
Capacity Utilization - Dec

FED's "Beige Book" Release
+0.5%
77.4%


+0.9%
77.9%


01/18 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM


7:30 AM


7:30 AM



Weekly Jobless Claims (01/13)
Continuing Claims (01/06)

Housing Starts - Dec
Building Permits - Dec

Philadelphia Fed Index - Jan



250K
1,893K

-2.1% / 1,270K
-1.0% / 1,290K

23.8


01/19 (Fri.) 9:00 AMConsumer Sentiment - Jan (P)97.0
01/22 (Mon.)Nothing Scheduled
01/23 (Tues.)Nothing Scheduled
01/24 (Wed.) 9:00 AMExisting Home Sales - Dec-3.8% / 5.59 Million
01/25 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM


7:30 AM

9:00 AM
Weekly Jobless Claims (01/20)
Continuing Claims (01/13)

Wholesale Inventories - Dec P

New Home Sales - Dec


+0.8%

-11.3% / 650K
01/26 (Fri.) 7:30 AM




7:30 AM

4-Q-17:  A
Overall GDP
Personal Consumption
GDP Price Index

Durable Goods Orders - Dec (P)
(Ex-Transportation Orders)

+3.0%

+2.2%
+2.1%

+0.6%
-0.1%
01/29 (Mon.) 7:30 AM

Personal Income - Dec
Personal Spending - Dec
+0.3%
+0.6%
01/30 (Tues.)Nothing Scheduled
01/31 (Wed.)  7:30 AM

8:45 AM

**1:00 PM**




Employment Cost Index:  4-Q-17

Chicago Purchasing Manager - Jan

FOMC Rate Decision
Benchmark Fed Funds Target
Fed's Prime Credit Rate
Between Meetings Policy Directive

+0.7%

67.6






02/01 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM


7:30 AM


9:00 AM


9:00 AM
Weekly Jobless Claims (01/27)
Continuing Claims (01/20)


Nonfarm Productivity:  4-Q-17 (P)
Unit Labor Costs:  4-Q-17 (P)

ISM Manufacturing Index - Jan
ISM Prices Paid - Jan

Construction Spending - Dec
+3.0%
-0.2%

02/02 (Fri.) 7:30 AM







9:00 AM

9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Unemployment Rate - Jan
Under-employment Rate - Jan
Change in Nonfarm Payrolls - Jan
Change in Private Payrolls - Jan
Average Hourly Earnings - Jan
Average Weekly Hours - Jan
Labor Force Participation Rate - Jan

Factory Orders - Dec

Consumer Sentiment - Dec (F)

Durable Goods Orders - Nov (F)
(Ex-Transportation Orders)
02/05 (Mon.) 9:00 AMISM Non-Manufacturing Index - Jan
02/06 (Tues.) 7:30 AM Trade Balance of Payments - Dec
02/07 (Wed.)  2:00 PM
Consumer Credit - Dec
02/08 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM

Weekly Jobless Claims (02/03)
Continuing Claims (01/27)
02/09 (Fri.) 9:00 AM
Wholesale Inventories - Dec F
02/12 (Mon.) 1:00 PMMonthly Budget Statement - Jan
02/13 (Tues.) Nothing Scheduled
02/14 (Wed.)  7:30 AM


7:30 AM


9:00 AM
Consumer Price Index - Jan
"Core" CPI (Ex-Food/Energy)

Retail Sales - Jan
(Ex-Automobile Sales)

Business Inventories - Dec
02/15 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM


7:30 AM


7:30 AM

8:15 AM




Weekly Jobless Claims (02/10)
Continuing Claims (02/03)

Producer Price Index - Jan
"Core" PPI (Ex-Food/Energy)

Philadelphia Fed Index - Feb

Industrial Production - Jan
Capacity Utilization - Jan



02/16 (Fri.) 7:30 AM


9:00 AM
Housing Starts - Jan
Building Permits - Jan

Consumer Sentiment - Feb (P)
02/19 (Mon.) Nothing Scheduled
02/20 (Tues.)Nothing Scheduled
02/21 (Wed.)  9:00 AM

**1:00 PM**

Existing Home Sales - Jan

Fed's Release of Minutes:
Jan 31st FOMC Meeting
02/22 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM


9:00 AM
Weekly Jobless Claims (02/17)
Continuing Claims (02/10)

Index of Leading Indicators - Jan
02/23 (Fri.) Nothing Scheduled
02/26 (Mon.)  9:00 AMNew Home Sales - Jan
02/27 (Tues.) 7:30 AM

7:30 AM

Wholesale Inventories - Jan P

Durable Goods Orders - Jan P
(Ex-Transportation Orders)
02/28 (Wed.)  7:30 AM



4-Q-17:  S
Overall GDP
Personal Consumption
GDP Price Index
03/01 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM


7:30 AM


9:00 AM

Weekly Jobless Claims (02/24)
Continuing Claims (02/17)

Personal Income - Jan
Personal Spending - Jan

ISM Manufacturing Index - Jan
ISM Prices Paid - Jan
03/02 (Fri.) 9:00 AMConsumer Sentiment - Feb (F)
03/05 (Mon.)  9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Factory Orders - Jan

Durable Goods Orders - Jan P
(Ex-Transportation Orders)
03/06 (Tues.) 7:30 AM

9:00 AM


2:00 PM
Factory Orders - Jan

Durable Goods Orders - Jan F
(Ex-Transportation Orders)

Consumer Credit - Jan
03/07 (Wed.)  7:30 AM

7:30 AM


**1:00 PM**
Trade Balance of Payments - Jan

Nonfarm Productivity:  4-Q-17 (F)
Unit Labor Costs:  4-Q-17 (F)

FED's "Beige Book" Release
03/08 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM

Weekly Jobless Claims (03/03)
Continuing Claims (02/24)
03/09 (Fri.) 7:30 AM







9:00 AM
Unemployment Rate - Feb
Under-employment Rate - Feb
Change in Nonfarm Payrolls - Feb
Change in Private Payrolls - Feb
Average Hourly Earnings - Feb
Average Weekly Hours - Feb
Labor Force Participation Rate - Feb

Wholesale Inventories - Jan F
03/12 (Mon.)  1:00 PMMonthly Budget Statement - Feb
03/13 (Tues.) 7:30 AM
Consumer Price Index - Feb
"Core" CPI (Ex-Food/Energy)
03/14 (Wed.)  7:30 AM


7:30 AM


9:00 AM
Producer Price Index - Feb
"Core" PPI (Ex-Food/Energy)

Retail Sales - Feb
(Ex-Automobile Sales)

Business Inventories - Dec
03/15 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM
Weekly Jobless Claims (03/10)
Continuing Claims (03/03)
03/16 (Fri.) 7:30 AM


9:00 AM
Housing Starts - Feb
Building Permits - Feb

Consumer Sentiment - Mar (P)

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