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This Week's Major U.S. Economic Reports & Fed Speakers

Time (ET) Report Period Actual Median Forecast Previous
MONDAY, JULY 19
10 am NAHB home builders' index July 80 81 81
TUESDAY, JULY 20
8:30 am Building permits (SAAR) June 1.60 million 1.68 million 1.68 million
8:30 am Housing starts (SAAR) June 1.64 million 1.59 million 1.55 million
WEDNESDAY, JULY 21
None scheduled
THURSDAY, JULY 22
8:30 am Initial jobless claims (regular state program) July 17 419,000 348,000 368,000
8:30 am Continuing jobless claims (regular state program) July 10 3.24 million -- 3.27 million
10 am Existing home sales (SAAR) June 5.86 million 5.93 million 5.78 million
10 am Index of leading economic indicators June 0.7% 0.9% 1.2%
FRIDAY, JULY 23
9:45 am Markit manufacturing PMI (flash) July 63.1 61.8 62.1
9:45 am Markit services PMI (flash) July 59.8 64.3 64.6

Next Week's Major U.S. Economic Reports & Fed Speakers

Time (ET) Report Period Actual Median Forecast Previous
MONDAY, JULY 26
10 am New home sales (SAAR) June 795,000 800,000
TUESDAY, JULY 27
8:30 am Durable goods orders June 2.0% 2.3%
8:30 am Nondefense capital goods orders, excluding aircraft June -- 0.1%
9 am S&P Case-Shiller home price index May --
10 am Consumer confidence index July 125.0 127.3
10 am Housing vacancies Q2 --
WEDNESDAY, JULY 28
8:30 am Advance trade in goods June -- -$88.1 billion
2 pm Federal Open Market Committee announcement
2:30 pm Fed Chair Jerome Powell press conference
THURSDAY, JULY 29
8:30 am Initial jobless claims (regular state program) July 24 380,000 419,000
8:30 am Continuing jobless claims (regular state program) July 17 -- 3.24 million
8:30 am Gross domestic product, first estimate (SAAR) Q2 8.5% 6.4%
10 am Pending home sales index June 0.5% 8.0%
FRIDAY, JULY 30
8:30 am Employment cost index Q2 0.9% 0.9%
8:30 am Personal income June -0.4% -2.0%
8:30 am Consumer spending June 0.6% 0.0%
8:30 am Core inflation June 0.5% 0.5%
9:45 am Chicago PMI July 64.0 66.1
10 am UMich consumer sentiment index (final) July 80.5 80.8

Last Week's Major U.S. Economic Reports & Fed Speakers

Time (ET) Report Period Actual Median Forecast Previous
MONDAY, JULY 12
None scheduled
TUESDAY, JULY 13
6 am NFIB small-business index June 100.0 99.6
8:30 am Consumer price index June 0.9% 0.5% 0.6%
8:30 am Core CPI June 0.9% 0.5% 0.7% )
2 pm Federal budget June -$174 billion -$200 billion -$864 billion
WEDNESDAY, JULY 14
8:30 am Producer price index June 1.0% 0.6% 0.8%
12 noon Fed Chair Jerome Powell testifies
2 pm Beige book
THURSDAY, JULY 15
8:30 am Initial jobless claims (regular state program) July 10 360,000 360,000 386,000
8:30 am Continuing jobless claims (regular state program) July 3 3.24 million -- 3.37 million
8:30 am Import price index June 1.0% 1.0% 1.4%
8:30 am Empire state index July 43.0 17.3 17.4
8:30 am Philadelphia Fed index July 21.9 27.0 30.7
9:15 am Industrial production June 0.4% 0.6% 0.7%
9:15 am Capacity utilization rate June 75.4% 75.7% 75.1%
9:30 am Fed Chair Jerome Powell testifies
11 am Chicago Fed President Charles Evans speaks
FRIDAY, JULY 16
8:30 am Retail sales June 0.6% -0.4% -1.7%
8:30 am Retail sales excluding autos June 1.3% 0.4% -0.9%
10 am Consumer sentiment index July 80.8 86.3 85.5
10 am Business inventories May 0.5% 0.5% 0.1%

GDP forecasts

Date Report Period Median Forecast Previous
July 29, 2021 GDP (Quarterly, SAAR) Q2 9.1% 6.4% (Q1)
Oct. 28, 2021 GDP (Quarterly, SAAR) Q3 7.0% 6.4% (Q1)
January 2022 GDP (Quarterly, SAAR) Q4 5.0% 6.4% (Q1)
January 2022 GDP (Q4-Q4l) 2021 6.9% -2.4% (2020)
January 2023 GDP (Annual) 2022 3.2% -2.4% (2020)

The median forecasts in this calendar come from weekly and monthly surveys of economists conducted by Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal.