Headlining today's full roster of economic events is the Consumer Price Index. The index -- which measures the change in cost of a representative basket of goods and services -- is a key inflationary indicator known to move markets.
serves up fourth-quarter earnings results.
Expected Earnings Reports
This table includes S&P 500 companies only. Dates are as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial, and may change.
Forecasts are from
. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see
- 8:30 a.m.:
Initial Jobless Claims for the week ended Saturday. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: 318,000. Previous: 344,000.
Four-week average: Forecast: n.a. Previous: 317,250.
Consumer Price Index for October. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: +0.2%. Previous: +0.5%.
Ex-food and energy: Forecast: +0.2%. Previous: +0.3%.
Real earnings for October. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: n.a. Previous: -0.1%.
Philadelphia Fed Index for November. Source:
Philadelphia Fed. Forecast: n.a. Previous: -3.8.
Treasury buyback. Source:
Treasury Department. The Treasury buys securities specified yesterday from dealers.
Housing Market Index for November. Source:
National Association of Home Builders. Forecast: n.a. Previous: 63.
Federal Open Market Committee meeting minutes. Source:
xx. The Fed releases the minutes of its monetary policymaking committee's Oct. 3 meeting.