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

Time (ET) Report Period Actual Median Forecast Previous
MONDAY, AUG. 2
9:45 am Markit manufacturing PMI (final) July 63.1 63.1
10 am ISM manufacturing index July 60.8 60.6%
10 am Construction spending June 0.5% -0.3%
TUESDAY, AUG. 3
10 am Factory orders June 0.9% 1.7%
10 am Core capital goods orders (final) June -- 0.5%
Varies Motor vehicle sales July -- 15.4 million
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 4
8:15 am ADP employment report July 628,000 692,000
9:45 am Markit services PMI (final) July 59.8 59.8
10 am ISM services index July 60.8% 60.1%
THURSDAY, AUG. 5
8:30 am Initial jobless claims (regular state program) July 31 390,000 400,000
8:30 am Continuing jobless claims (regular state program) July 24 -- 3.27 million
8:30 am Trade balance June -$73.7 billion -$71.2 billion
FRIDAY, AUG. 6
8:30 am Nonfarm payrolls July 788,000 850,000
8:30 am Unemployment rate July 5.7% 5.9%
8:30 am Average hourly earnings July 0.3% 0.3%
10 am Wholesale inventories June 0.8% 1.3%
3 pm Consumer credit June $22 billion $35 billion

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

Time (ET) Report Period Actual Median Forecast Previous
MONDAY, AUG. 9
10 am Job openings June -- 9.2 million
TUESDAY, AUG. 10
6 am NFIB small-business index July -- 102.5
8:30 am Productivity (preliminary) Q2 -- 5.4%
8:30 am Unit labor costs (preliminary) Q2 -- 1.7%
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 11
8:30 am Consumer price index July -- 0.9%
8:30 am Core CPI July -- 0.9%
2 pm Federal budget balance July -- -$63 billion
THURSDAY, AUG. 12
8:30 am Initial jobless claims (regular state program) Aug. 7 -- --
8:30 am Continuing jobless claims (regular state program) July 31 -- --
8:30 am Producer price index July -- 1.0%
FRIDAY, AUG. 13
8:30 am Import price index July -- 1.0%
10 am UMich consumer sentiment index (early) Aug. -- 81.2

Last 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 676,000 795,000 724,000
TUESDAY, JULY 27
8:30 am Durable goods orders June 0.8% 2.0% 3.2%
8:30 am Nondefense capital goods orders, excluding aircraft June 0.5% -- 0.5%
9 am S&P Case-Shiller home price index (year-over-year change) May 16.6% -- 14.8%
10 am Consumer confidence index July 129.1 125.0 128.9
10 am Home ownership rate Q2 65.4% -- 65.6%
WEDNESDAY, JULY 28
8:30 am Advance trade in goods June -$91.2 billion -- -$88.2 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 24 400,000 380,000 424,000
8:30 am Continuing jobless claims (regular state program) July 17 3.27 million -- 3.26 million
8:30 am Gross domestic product, first estimate (SAAR) Q2 6.5% 8.5% 6.3%
10 am Pending home sales index June -1.9% 0.5% 8.3%
FRIDAY, JULY 30
8:30 am Employment cost index Q2 0.7% 0.9% 0.9%
8:30 am Personal income June 0.1% -0.4% -2.2%
8:30 am Consumer spending June 1.0% 0.6% -0.1%
8:30 am Core inflation June 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
9:45 am Chicago PMI July 73.4 64.0 66.1
10 am UMich consumer sentiment index (final) July 81.2 80.5 80.8

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.