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Monday, August 12
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Tuesday, August 13
8:30 a.m. Retail sales for July Census Bureau -- +1.2% -- +1.1%
Ex-autos -- +0.3% -- +0.4%
9 a.m. BTM-UBSW Weekly Chain Store Sales Index for the week ended August 10 Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and UBS Warburg -- n.a. -- +0.1%
9 a.m. Redbook Retail Average for the month through August 10, vs. July LJR Redbook -- n.a. -- -0.4%*
9 a.m. Federal Open Market Committee meeting Federal Reserve The Fed's monetary policymaking committee holds its meeting of the year in Washington. Any change in monetary policy will be announced at around 2:10 p.m.
Wednesday, August 14
7 a.m. Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended August 9 -- Refinancing Index Mortgage Bankers Association -- n.a. -- 5097.3
Purchase Index -- n.a. -- 374.0
8:30 a.m. Business inventories for June Census Bureau -- +0.2% -- +0.2%
6:30 p.m. Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended August 10 Money Magazine and ABC News -- n.a. -- -13
Thursday, August 14
8:30 a.m. Initial Jobless Claims for the week ended August 10 Labor Department -- n.a. -- 376,000
Four-week average -- n.a. -- 379,000
9:15 a.m. Industrial production for July Federal Reserve -- +0.2% -- +0.8%
Capacity utilization -- 76.2% -- 76.1%
12 p.m. Philadelphia Fed Index for August Click to see chart Philadelphia Fed -- n.a. -- 6.6
2 p.m. Federal Open Market Committee minutes Federal Reserve The Fed releases the minutes of its monetary policymaking committee's June 26 meeting.
Friday, August 16
8:30 a.m. Consumer Price Index for July Labor Department +0.1% +0.2% +0.1% +0.1%
Ex- food and energy +0.2% +0.2% +0.1% +0.1%
8:30 a.m. Housing starts for July Census Bureau 1.649M 1.670M 1.695M 1.672M
Building permits 1.698M 1.680M 1.706M 1.700M
10 a.m. Consumer Sentiment Index for August -- preliminary Click to see chart University of Michigan 87.9 89 88.1 88.1
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