• Schedule for Week of December 2, 2018

    15 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    The key report this week is the November employment report on Friday.
    Other key indicators include the November ISM manufacturing and non-manufacturing indexes, November auto sales, and the October trade deficit.
    Fed Chair Jerome Powell testifies on the Economic Outlook on Wednesday.
    --- Monday, Dec 3rd --- 10:00 AM: ISM Manufacturing Index for November. The consensus is for 57.2%, down from 57.7%.
    Here is a long term graph of the ISM manufacturing index.
    The PMI was at 57.7% in October, the employment index was at 56.8%, and the new orders index was at 57.4%.
    10:00 AM: Construction...
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