Wall Street ends the week with a roster of economic announcements.
Topping today's list is the August
Consumer Price Index
). A key economic measure, the CPI holds the potential to move markets, but is expected -- this time around -- to indicate benign inflation. A 0.2% rise in the core CPI is expected
Forecasts are from
. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see
- 8:30 a.m.:
Consumer Price Index for August. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: +0.2%. Previous: +0.2%.
Ex-food and energy Forecast: +0.2%. Previous: +0.2%.
Real Earnings for August. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: n.a. Previous: unchgd.
Business Inventories for July. Source:
Census Bureau. Forecast: +0.5%. Previous: +0.9%.
Industrial production for August. Source:
Federal Reserve. Forecast: unchgd. Previous: +0.4%.
Capacity utilization. Forecast: 82.0%. Previous: 82.3%.
Consumer Sentiment Index for September -- preliminary. Source: University of Michigan. Forecast: 107.2. Previous: 107.3.