In a very busy week on the economic front, more data hit the Street today.
This morning the
Chicago Purchasing Managers' Index, which measures factory sector expansion, is released. Along with the
Philadelphia Fed Index, the CPMI is considered a good gauge of what to expect from the
Purchasing Managers' Index, which comes out on Friday.
Forecasts are from
. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see
- 8:30 a.m.:
Personal Income for October. Source:
Commerce Department. Forecast: +0.2. Previous: +1.1%.
Consumption: Forecast: +0.3%. Previous: +0.8%.
APICS Business Outlook Index for October. Source:
APICS. Forecast: n.a. Previous: 53.5.
Initial Jobless Claims for the week ended Saturday. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: 330,000. Previous: 336,000. Four-week average: n.a. Previous: 330,500.
Chicago Purchasing Managers' Index for November. Source:
National Association of Purchasing Management--Chicago. Forecast: 48.9. Previous: 48.7.
Help-Wanted Index for October. Source:
Conference Board. Forecast: n.a. Previous: 78.