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By Calculated Risk

The key report this week is July CPI.

—– Monday, Aug 8th —–


No major economic releases scheduled.

—– Tuesday, Aug 9th —–


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

12:00 PM: (expected) MBA Q2 National Delinquency Survey

—– Wednesday, Aug 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 July from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.2% increase in CPI, and a 0.5% increase in core CPI.  The consensus is for CPI to be up 8.8% year-over-year and core CPI to be up 6.1% YoY.

—– Thursday, Aug 11th —–


8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.  The consensus is for 263 thousand up from 260 thousand last week.

8:30 AM: The Producer Price Index for July from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.3% increase in PPI, and a 0.4% increase in core PPI.

—– Friday, Aug 12th —–


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

Original Article – Calculated Risk Blog

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