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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 




05/14 (Mon.)
Nothing Scheduled
05/15 (Tues.) 7:30 AM
                     9:00 AM
Retail Sales - Apr
(Ex-Automobile Sales)
Business Inventories
+0.3%
+0.6%
0.2%
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0.6%
05/16 (Wed.) 7:30 AM
7:30 AM
7:30 AM    

7:30 AM
8:15 AM
8:15 AM

Housing Starts (Apr)
Housing Starts MoM
Building Permits
Building Permits Mom
Industrial Production MoM
Capacity Utilization

1319k
0.0%
1343k
-2.6%

0.6%
78.4%

1319k
1.9%
1343k
2.5%
0.5%
78.0%
05/17 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM
05/17 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM
05/17 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM
05/17 (Thurs.) 9:00 AM

Initial Jobless Claims
Continuing Claims
Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook
Leading Index

21.4
  0.4
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05/23 (Wed.) 9:00 AM
05/23 (Wed.) 9:00 AM
05/23 (Wed.) 1:00 PM






New Home Sales
Home Sales MoM
FOMC Meeting Minutes





670K
-3.5%







05/24 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM
05/24 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM
05/24 (Thurs.) 9:00 AM
05/24 (Thurs.) 9:00 AM
Initial Jobless Claims
Continuing Claims
Existing Home Sales
Existing Home Sales MoM
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5.61M
0.2%
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05/25 (Fri.) 7:30 AM
05/25 (Fri.) 7:30 AM
05/25 (Fri.) 9:00 AM
05/25 (Fri.) 9:00 AM
05/25 (Fri.) 9:00 AM
Durable Goods Orders
Durables Ex Transportation
Revisions: Wholesale Trade
Revisions: Retail Sales
U. of Mich. Sentiment
-2.0%
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05/29 (Tues.) 9:00 AM
Conf. Board Consumer Confidence
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05/30 (Wed.) 7:15 AM
05/30 (Wed.) 7:30 AM
05/30 (Wed.) 7:30 AM
05/30 (Wed.) 7:30 AM
05/30 (Wed.) 7:30 AM
05/30 (Wed.) 7:30 AM
05/30 (Wed.) 7:30 AM
05/30 (Wed.) 7:30 AM
05/30 (Wed.) 1:00 PM
ADP Employment Change
Wholesale Inventories MoM
Annualized QoQ
Personal Consumption
GDP Price Index
Core PCE QoQ
Advance Goods Trade Balance
Retail Inventories MoM
U.S. Federal Reserve Releases Beige Book
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05/31 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM
05/31 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM
05/31 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM
05/31 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM
05/31 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM
05/31 (Thurs.) 8:45 AM

PCE Core YoY
Personal Income
Initial Jobless Claims
Personal Spending
Continuing Claims
Chicago Purchasing Manager

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04/16 (Mon.) 7:30 AM


9:00 AM
Retail Sales - Mar
(Ex-Automobile Sales)

Business Inventories - Feb
+0.5%
+0.3%

+0.3%
04/17 (Tues.) 7:30 AM


8:15 AM

Housing Starts - Dec
Building Permits - Dec

Industrial Production - Dec
Capacity Utilization - Dec
-2.1% / 1,270K
-1.0% / 1,290K

+0.5%

77.4%
04/18 (Wed.)  **1:00 PM**FED's "Beige Book" Release
04/19 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM


7:30 AM
Weekly Jobless Claims (04/14)
Continuing Claims (04/07)

Philadelphia Fed Index - Apr
250K
1,893K

23.8
04/20 (Fri.) Nothing Scheduled
04/23 (Mon.) 9:00 AMExisting Home Sales - Mar-3.8% / 5.59 Million
04/24 (Tues.) 9:00 AM

9:00 AM
New Home Sales - Mar

Consumer Confidence - Apr
-11.3% / 650K

97.0
04/25 (Wed.) Nothing Scheduled
04/26 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM


7:30 AM

7:30 AM
Weekly Jobless Claims (04/21)
Continuing Claims (04/14)

Wholesale Inventories - Mar P

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




+0.8%


+0.5%
+0.5%
04/27 (Fri.) 7:30 AM




7:30 AM

9:00 AM
1-Q-18:  A
Overall GDP
Personal Consumption
GDP Price Index

Employment Cost Index:  1-Q-18

Consumer Sentiment - Apr (F)
(Univerisity of Michigan)


+3.0%

+2.2%
+2.1%

+0.6%



04/30 (Mon.) 7:30 AM


8:45 AM
Personal Income - Mar
Personal Spending - Mar

Chicago Purchasing Manager - Jan
+0.3%
+0.6%

67.6
05/01 (Tues.)Nothing Scheduled
05/02 (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






05/03 (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%

05/04 (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)
05/07 (Mon.) 9:00 AMISM Non-Manufacturing Index - Jan
05/08 (Tues.) 7:30 AM Trade Balance of Payments - Dec
05/09 (Wed.)  2:00 PM
Consumer Credit - Dec
05/10 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM

Weekly Jobless Claims (02/03)
Continuing Claims (01/27)
05/11 (Fri.) 9:00 AM
Wholesale Inventories - Dec F
05/14 (Mon.) 1:00 PMMonthly Budget Statement - Jan
05/15 (Tues.) Nothing Scheduled
05/16 (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
05/17 (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



05/18 (Fri.) 7:30 AM


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

Consumer Sentiment - Feb (P)
05/21 (Mon.) Nothing Scheduled
05/22 (Tues.)Nothing Scheduled
05/23 (Wed.)  9:00 AM

**1:00 PM**

Existing Home Sales - Jan

Fed's Release of Minutes:
Jan 31st FOMC Meeting
05/24 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM


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

Index of Leading Indicators - Jan
05/25 (Fri.) Nothing Scheduled
05/28 (Mon.)

Most U.S. Financial Markets will be CLOSED in Observance of the Memorial Day Holiday
05/29 (Tues.) 7:30 AM

7:30 AM

Wholesale Inventories - Jan P

Durable Goods Orders - Jan P
(Ex-Transportation Orders)
05/30 (Wed.)  7:30 AM



4-Q-17:  S
Overall GDP
Personal Consumption
GDP Price Index
05/31 (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
06/01 (Fri.) 9:00 AMConsumer Sentiment - Feb (F)
06/04 (Mon.)  9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Factory Orders - Jan

Durable Goods Orders - Jan P
(Ex-Transportation Orders)
06/05 (Tues.) 7:30 AM

9:00 AM


2:00 PM
Factory Orders - Jan

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

Consumer Credit - Jan
06/06 (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
06/07 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM

Weekly Jobless Claims (03/03)
Continuing Claims (02/24)
06/08 (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
06/11 (Mon.)  1:00 PMMonthly Budget Statement - Feb
06/12 (Tues.) 7:30 AM
Consumer Price Index - Feb
"Core" CPI (Ex-Food/Energy)
06/13 (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
06/14 (Thurs.) 7:30 AM

Weekly Jobless Claims (03/10)
Continuing Claims (03/03)
06/15 (Fri.) 7:30 AM


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

Consumer Sentiment - Mar (P)

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