Friday: Retail Sales, Industrial Production

Friday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, Retail sales for January is scheduled to be released.  The consensus is for a 0.3% increase in retail sales.

• At 9:15 AM, The Fed will release Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization for January. The consensus is for a 0.2% decrease in Industrial Production, and for Capacity Utilization to decrease to 76.8%.

• At 10:00 AM, University of Michigan’s Consumer sentiment index (Preliminary for February). The consensus is for a reading of 99.3.

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