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

Time (ET) Report Period Actual Median Forecast Previous
MONDAY, SEPT. 13
11 am 3-year inflation expectations Aug. 4.0% -- 3.7%
2 pm Federal budget Aug. -$171 billion -$199 billion -$200 billion
TUESDAY, SEPT. 14
6 am NFIB small business index Aug. 100.1 99.0 99.7
8:30 am Consumer price index Aug. 0.3% 0.4% 0.5%
8:30 am Core CPI Aug. 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
10 am Real median household income 2020 $67,521 -- $69,560
10 am Supplemental poverty rate 2020 9.1% -- 11.7%
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 15
8:30 am Import price index Aug. -0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
8:30 am Empire State index Sept. 34.3 17.2 18.3
9:15 am Industrial production Aug. 0.4% 0.5% 0.8%
9:15 am Capacity utilization Aug. 76.4% 76.4% 76.2%
THURSDAY, SEPT. 16
8:30 am Initial jobless claims (regular state program) Sept. 11 332,000 318,000 312,000
8:30 am Continuing jobless claims (regular state program) Sept. 4 2.67 million -- 2.85 million
8:30 am Retail sales Aug. 0.7% -0.7% -1.8%
8:30 am Retail sales ex-autos Aug. 1.8% 0.2% -1.0%
8:30 am Philadelphia Fed manufacturing survey Sept. 30.7 18.9 19.4
10 am Business inventories Aug. 0.5% 0.5% 0.9%
FRIDAY, SEPT. 17
10 am UMich consumer sentiment index (preliminary) Sept. 71.0 72.0 70.3

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

Time (ET) Report Period Actual Median Forecast Previous
MONDAY, SEPT. 20
10 am National Association of Home Builders index Sept. -- 75
TUESDAY, SEPT. 21
8:30 am Building permits (SAAR) Aug. -- 1.63 million
8:30 am Housing starts (SAAR) Aug. -- 1.53 million
8:30 am Current account Q2 -- -$196 billion
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 22
8:30 am Existing home sales (SAAR) Aug. -- 5.99 million
2 pm FOMC statement
2:30 pm Fed Chair Jerome Powell news conference
THURSDAY, SEPT. 23
8:30 am Initial jobless claims (regular state program) Sept. 18 --
8:30 am Continuing jobless claims (regular state program) Sept. 11 --
9:45 am Markit manufacturing PMI (flash) Sept. -- 61.1
9:45 am Markit services PMI (flash) Sept. -- 55.1
10 am Leading economic indicators Aug. -- 0.9%
12 noon Real household net worth (SAAR) Q2 -- 14.9%
12 noon Real nonfinancial debt (SAAR) Q2 -- 1.1%
FRIDAY, SEPT. 24
10 am New home sales (SAAR) Aug. -- 708,000

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

Time (ET) Report Period Actual Median Forecast Previous
MONDAY, SEPT. 6
Labor Day holiday. None scheduled
TUESDAY, SEPT. 7
None scheduled
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 8
10 am Job openings July 10.9 million 10.1 million 10.2 million
2 pm Beige book
3 pm Consumer credit July $17 billion $26 billion $38 billion
THURSDAY, SEPT. 9
8:30 am Initial jobless claims (regular state program) Sept. 4 310,000 335,000 340,000
8:30 am Continuing jobless claims (regular state program) Aug. 28 2.78 million -- 2.81 million
1 pm Fed Gov. Michelle Bowman speaks to bankers
4 pm Fed Presidents Kaplan, Kashkari & Rosengren in discussion on racism and health care
FRIDAY, SEPT. 10
8:30 am Producer price index Aug. 0.7% 0.6% 1.0%
9 am Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester speaks in Finland
10 am Wholesale inventories (revision) July 0.6% 0.6% 0.6%

GDP forecasts

Date Report Period Median Forecast Previous
Oct. 28, 2021 GDP (quarterly, SAAR) Q3 7.0% 6.5% (Q2)
January 2022 GDP (quarterly, SAAR) Q4 5.4% 6.5% (Q2)
April 2022 GDP (quarterly, SAAR) Q1 3.8% 6.5% (Q2)
January 2022 GDP (Q4-Q4) 2021 6.9% -2.3% (2020)
January 2023 GDP (Q4-Q4) 2022 3.2% -2.3% (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.