The key economic reports this week are September Housing Starts and Existing Home sales.
For manufacturing, September Industrial Production, and the October Philly Fed survey will be released this week.
9:15 AM: The Fed will release Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization for September.
This graph shows industrial production since 1967.
The consensus is for a 0.2% increase in Industrial Production, and for Capacity Utilization to increase to 76.5%.
10:00 AM: The October NAHB homebuilder survey. The consensus is for a reading of 76, unchanged from 76 in September. Any number above 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as good than poor.
8:30 AM: Housing Starts for September.
This graph shows single and multi-family housing starts since 1968.
The consensus is for 1.620 million SAAR, up from 1.615 million SAAR.
7:00 AM ET: The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.
During the day: The AIA’s Architecture Billings Index for September (a leading indicator for commercial real estate).
2:00 PM: the Federal Reserve Beige Book, an informal review by the Federal Reserve Banks of current economic conditions in their Districts.
8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 290 thousand initial claims, down from 293 thousand last week.
8:30 AM: the Philly Fed manufacturing survey for October. The consensus is for a reading of 24.5, down from 30.7.
The graph shows existing home sales from 1994 through the report last month.
10:00 AM: State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly) for September 2021