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

Time (ET) Report Period Actual Median Forecast Previous
MONDAY, DEC. 4
10:00 am Factory orders Oct. -3.6% -3.5% 2.8%
TUESDAY, Dec. 5
9:45 am S&P U.S. services PMI Nov. 50.8 50.8
10:00 am ISM services Nov. 52.7% 52.4% 51.8%
10:00 am Job openings Oct. 8.7 million 9.4 million 9.4 million
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6
8:15 am ADP employment Nov. 103,000 128,000 106,000
8:30 am U.S. productivity (revision) Q3 5.2% 4.9% 4.7%
8:30 am U.S. trade deficit Oct. -$64.3B -$64.1B -$61.2B
THURSDAY, Dec. 7
8:30 am Initial jobless claims 12/2 222,000 218,000
10:00 am Wholesale inventories Oct. -0.2% 0.2%
3:00 pm Consumer credit Oct. $8.0B $9.1B
FRIDAY, Dec. 8
8:30 am U.S. employment report Nov.. 190,000 150,000
8:30 am U.S. unemployment rate Nov. 3.9% 3.9%
8:30 am U.S. hourly wages Nov. 0.3% 0.2%
8:30 am Hourly wages year over year 4% 4.1%
10:00 am Consumer sentiment (prelim) Dec. 62.4 61.3

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

Time (ET) Report Period Actual Median Forecast Previous
MONDAY, DEC. 11
None scheduled
TUESDAY, DEC. 12
8:30 am Consumer price index Nov. 0.0%
8:30 am Core CPI Nov. 0.2%
8:30 am CPI year over year 3.2%
8:30 am Core CPI year over year 4.0%
2:00 pm Monthly U.S. federal budget Nov. -$67B
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 13
8:30 am Producer price index Nov. -0.5%
8"30 am Core PPI Nov. 0.1%
8:30 am PPI year over year 1.3%
8:30 am Core PPI year over year 2.9%
2:00 pm FOMC interest-rate decision
2:30 pm Fed Chairman Jerome Powell press conference
THURSDAY, DEC. 14
8:30 am Initial jobless claims Dec. 9
8:30 am Import price index Nov. -0.8%
8:30 am Import price index minus fuel Nov. -0.2%
8:30 am U.S. retail sales Nov. -0.1%
8:30 am Retail sales minus autos Nov. -0.1%
8:30 am Philadelphia Fed manufacturing survey Dec. -5.9
10:00 am Business inventories Nov. 0.4%
FRIDAY, DEC. 15
8:30 am Empire State manufacturing survey Dec. 9.1
9:15 am Industrial production Nov. -0.6%
9:15 am Capacity utilization Nov. 78.9

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

Time (ET) Report Period Actual Median Forecast Previous
MONDAY, NOV. 27
10:00 am New home sales Oct. 679,000 725,000 719,000
TUESDAY, NOV. 28
9:00 am S&P Case-Shiller home price index (20 cities) Sept. 3.9% 3.9% 2.5%
10:00 am Consumer confidence Nov. 102.0 101 99.1
10:00 am Fed Gov. Waller speaks
10:00 am Chicago Fed President Goolsbee opening remarks
10:45 am Fed Governor Bowman speaks
1:05 pm Fed Vice Chair of Supervision Barr speaks
3:30 pm Fed Vice Chair of Supervision Barr speaks
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 29
8:30 am GDP (first revision) Q3 5.2% 5.0% 4.9%
8:30 am Advanced U.S. trade balance in goods Oct. -$89.8B -- -$86.8B
10:00 am Atlanta Fed President Bostic essay
10:00 am Richmond Fed President Barkin TV appearance
1:45 pm Cleveland Fed President Mester speaks
2:00 pm Federal Reserve Beige Book
THURSDAY, Nov. 30
8:30 am Initial jobless claims Nov. 25 218,000 220,000 211,000
8:30 am Personal income Oct. 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
8:30 am Personal spending Oct. 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
8:30 am PCE index Oct. 0.0% -- 0.4%
8:30 am Core PCE index Oct. 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
8:30 am PCE (year-over-year) -- 3.4%
8:30 am Core PCE (year-over-year) 3.5% 3.7%
9:05 am New York Fed President Williams speaks
9:45 am Chicago Business Barometer (PMI) Nov. 55.8 46.0 44.0
10:00 am Pending home sales Oct. -1.5% -2.0% 1.1%
FRIDAY, DEC. 1
3:00 am Fed Vice Chair of Supervision Barr speaks
9:45 am S&P Global manufacturing PMI Nov. 49.4 49.6 49.4
10:00 am ISM manufacturing Nov. 46.7% 47.7% 46.7%
10:00 am Construction spending Oct. 0.6% 0.3% 0.4%
10:00 am Chicago Fed President Goolsbee speaks
11:00 am Fed Chair Powell speaks
2:00 pm Fed Chair Powell and Fed Gov. Cook talk to local leaders in Atlanta
TBA Auto sales Nov. -- 15.5 million

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

All statistics in this calendar are in expressed in nominal terms unless labeled "real." "Real" statistics are inflation-adjusted using the most relevant deflator. "SAAR" means seasonally adjusted annual rate.

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