Schedule for Week of October 13, 2019

The key economic reports this week are September Housing Starts and
Retail Sales.

For manufacturing, September Industrial Production, and the October
New York and Philly Fed surveys, will be released this week.

—– Monday, Oct 14th —–
Columbus Day Holiday: Banks will be closed in observance of
Columbus Day. The stock market will be open. No economic releases
are scheduled.

—– Tuesday, Oct 15th —–
8:30 AM ET: The New York Fed Empire State manufacturing
survey
for October. The consensus is for a reading of 0.8, down
from 2.0.

—– Wednesday, Oct 16th —–
7:00 AM ET: The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the
results for the mortgage purchase applications index.

Year-over-year change in Retail Sales8:30 AM ET: Retail sales for September will be released.
 The consensus is for a 0.3% 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 4.5% on a YoY basis in August.

10:00 AM: The October NAHB homebuilder survey. The consensus
is for a reading of  68, unchanged from 68 in September. Any
number above 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions
as good than poor.

—– Thursday, Oct 17th —–
Total Housing Starts and Single Family Housing Starts8:30 AM: Housing Starts for September.

This graph shows single and total housing starts since 1968.

The consensus is for 1.300 million SAAR, down from 1.364 million
SAAR.

8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will
be released. The consensus is for 215,000 initial claims, up from
210,000 last week.

8:30 AM: the Philly Fed manufacturing survey for October.
The consensus is for a reading of 7.1, down from 12.0.

Industrial Production9:15 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% decrease in Industrial Production, and
for Capacity Utilization to decline to 77.8%.

—– Friday, Oct 18th —–
10:00 AM: State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly) for
September 2019
Source: FS – All – Real Estate News 2
Schedule for Week of October 13, 2019