Schedule for Week of December 6, 2020

The key economic report this week is November CPI .

—– Monday, Dec 7th —–


3:00 PM: Consumer Credit from the Federal Reserve.

—– Tuesday, Dec 8th —–


6:00 AM: NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for November.

—– Wednesday, Dec 9th —–


7:00 AM ET: The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey10:00 AM ET: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for October from the BLS.

This graph shows job openings (yellow line), hires (purple), Layoff, Discharges and other (red column), and Quits (light blue column) from the JOLTS.

Jobs openings increased in September to 6.436 million from 6.352 million in August.

—– Thursday, Dec 10th —–


8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 700,000 initial claims, down from 712,000 last week.

8:30 AM: The Consumer Price Index for November from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.1% increase in CPI, and a 0.2% increase in core CPI.

12:00 PM: Q3 Flow of Funds Accounts of the United States from the Federal Reserve.

—– Friday, Dec 11th —–


8:30 AM: The Producer Price Index for November from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.2% increase in PPI, and a 0.2% increase in core PPI.

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

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