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Schedule for Week of November 11, 2018

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The key economic reports this week are October CPI and Retail Sales.

For manufacturing, October industrial production, and the November New York, Philly and Kansas City Fed surveys, will be released this week.

—– Monday, Nov 12th —–

Veterans Day Holiday: Most banks will be closed in observance of Veterans Day. The stock market will be open. No economic releases are scheduled.

—– Tuesday, Nov 13th —–

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

—– Wednesday, Nov 14th —–

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

8:30 AM: The Consumer Price Index for October from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.3% increase in CPI, and a 0.2% increase in core CPI.

During the day: The AIA’s Architecture Billings Index for October (a leading indicator for commercial real estate).

—– Thursday, Nov 15th —–

8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.  The consensus is for 215 thousand initial claims, up from 214 thousand the previous week.

Year-over-year change in Retail Sales8:30 AM ET: Retail sales for October will be released.  The consensus is for a 0.5% increase in retail sales.

This graph shows the year-over-year change in retail sales and food service (ex-gasoline) since 1993. Retail and Food service sales, ex-gasoline, increased by 4.1% on a YoY basis.

8:30 AM: The New York Fed Empire State manufacturing survey for November. The consensus is for a reading of 20.0, down from 21.1.

8:30 AM: the Philly Fed manufacturing survey for November. The consensus is for a reading of 20.0, down from 22.2.

—– Friday, Nov 16th —–

Industrial Production9:15 AM: The Fed will release Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization for October.

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 78.2%.

10:00 AM: State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly) for October 2018

11:00 AM: NY Fed: Q3 Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit

11:00 AM: the Kansas City Fed manufacturing survey for November.
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