Thursday: Initial Unemployment Claims, Q4 GDP
With the sudden stop in the economy, initial weekly unemployment claims will set an all time record this week, and will be huge next week too.
• At 8:30 AM ET, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for a huge number of initial claims, up from 281 thousand the previous week.
• Also at 8:30 AM, Gross Domestic Product, 4th quarter 2019 (Third estimate). The consensus is that real GDP increased 2.1% annualized in Q4, the same as the second estimate of 2.1%.
• At 11:00 AM, the Kansas City Fed manufacturing survey for March.