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Monday, August 26
10 a.m. New home sales for July Census Bureau 1.017M 975,000 953,000 1.001M
10 a.m. Existing Home Sales for July National Association of Realtors 5.33M 5.30M 5.10M 5.07M
Tuesday, August 27
7:45 a.m. BTM-UBSW Weekly Chain Store Sales Index for the week ended August 24 Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and UBS Warburg -0.3% n.a. -0.8% -0.8%
8:30 a.m. Durable goods orders for July Census Bureau +8.7% +1.4% -4.5% -4.1%
Ex-transportation +3.9% n.a. -3.9% -3.8%
9 a.m. Redbook Retail Average for the month through August 24, vs. July LJR Redbook -1.6% n.a. -0.4% -0.4%*
10 a.m. Consumer Confidence Index for August Conference Board 93.5 97.0 97.4 97.1
Wednesday, August 28
7 a.m. Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended August 23 -- Refinancing Index Mortgage Bankers Association 5355.4 n.a. 5523.6 5523.6
Purchase Index 344.7 n.a. 371.6 371.6
6:30 p.m. Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended August 24 Money Magazine and ABC News unchngd. n.a. -11 -12
Thursday, August 29
8:30 a.m. Gross domestic product for Q2 -- preliminary Commerce Department unchngd. 1.1% see Actual 1.1% (Q2 - advance)
+5.0% +5.0% (Q1)
Implicit price deflator +1.1% +1.2% see Actual +1.2% (Q2 - advance)
+1.3% +1.3% (Q1)
8:30 a.m. Initial Jobless Claims for the week ended August 24 Labor Department 403,000 385,000 395,000 389,000
Four-week average 392,750 n.a. 389,750 n.a.
10 a.m. Help-Wanted Index for July Conference Board 44 n.a. 47 47
Friday, August 30
8:30 a.m. Personal income for July Commerce Department unchgd. +0.3% +0.7% +0.6%
Consumption +1.0% +0.8% +0.5% +0.5%
10 a.m. Consumer Sentiment Index for August -- final University of Michigan 87.6 88.0 see Actual 87.9 (August prelim.)
87.9 88.1 (July)
10 a.m. Chicago Purchasing Managers' Index for August National Association of Purchasing Management -- Chicago 54.9 52.0 51.9 51.5
P-Preliminary forecast
*Month through previous Saturday, vs. prior month
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