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Schedule for Week of June 26, 2016

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Schedule for Week of June 26, 2016

The key economic reports this week are the third estimate of Q1 GDP,  May personal income and outlays, June vehicle sales, the June ISM manufacturing, and Case-Shiller House prices. —– Monday, June 27th —–10:30 AM ET: Dallas Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for June. —– Tuesday, June 28th —–8:30 AM ET: Gross Domestic Product,...
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Kansas City Fed: Regional Manufacturing Activity “Increased Slightly” in June

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Kansas City Fed: Regional Manufacturing Activity “Increased Slightly” in June

From the Kansas City Fed: Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Increased Slightly The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City released the June Manufacturing Survey today. According to Megan Williams, survey manager and associate economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, the survey revealed...
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How Real Estate Markets Work

How Real Estate Markets Work

You do not need a degree in economics to become market-literate, just an understanding of how local real estate economies work, fluency with the terminology and good sources for local data on sales, prices, values, and inventories.  Add your professional expertise and your skilled...
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Yellen: Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

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Yellen: Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testimony “Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress” Before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C. (starts at 10 AM ET).  An excerpt on risks: The latest readings on the labor market and the...
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Friday: Housing Starts

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Friday: Housing Starts

Friday:• At 8:30 AM,Housing Starts for May. Total housing starts increased to 1.172 million (SAAR) in April. Single family starts increased to 778 thousand SAAR in April. The consensus is for 1.160 million in May, down from the April rate. • At 10:00 AM,...
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Wednesday: FOMC Statement, Industrial Production, PPI, Empire State Mfg

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Wednesday: FOMC Statement, Industrial Production, PPI, Empire State Mfg

From Tim Duy at Bloomberg: Not June, Not Likely July, More Likely September The best-laid plans can come undone by the tiniest of things. In this case a slip in the data—a low print on nonfarm payrolls that may prove no more than a...
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Sunday Night Futures

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Sunday Night Futures

From Tim Duy: Janet Yellen’s Inflation Problem Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has been vexed by an inflation problem. Now she is also vexed by an inflation expectations problem. … y expectation is that the Fed does not change its inflation expectations language in...
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Hotels: Occupancy Rate Tracking just behind Record Year

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Hotels: Occupancy Rate Tracking just behind Record Year

On occupancy from HotelNewsNow.com: STR: US hotel results for week ending 4 June The U.S. hotel industry reported mostly negative year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 29 May through 4 June 2016, according to data from STR. Affected...
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Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Q1 Flow of Funds

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Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Q1 Flow of Funds

Earlier today the Q1 Quarterly Services Report was released. Economist Joseph Brusuelas noted that this should boost Q1 PCE from 1.9% to 2.4% annualized growth rate. That should push up Q1 GDP a little more. Thursday:• At 8:30 AM ET, The initial weekly unemployment...
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