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Monday, September 2
The financial markets are closed for the Labor Day holiday.
Tuesday, September 3
10 a.m. Purchasing Managers' Index for August National Association of Purchasing Management 50.5 51.8 50.5 50.5
Wednesday, September 4
7 a.m. Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended August 30 -- Refinancing Index Mortgage Bankers Association 5129.6 n.a. 5355.4 5355.4
Purchase Index 359.7 n.a. 344.7 344.7
9 a.m. BTM-UBSW Weekly Chain Store Sales Index for the week ended August 31 Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and UBS Warburg +0.5% n.a. unchgd. -0.3%
9 a.m. Redbook Retail Average for the month through August 31, vs. July LJR Redbook -- n.a. -- -0.4%
10 a.m. Construction spending for July Census Bureau unchgd. -0.5% -1.7% -2.2%
6:30 p.m. Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended August 31 Money Magazine and ABC News -13 n.a. -11 -11
Thursday, September 5
8:30 a.m. Productivity for Q2 -- revised Labor Department +1.5% +1.1% see Actual +1.1% (Q2 - prelim.)
+8.6% +8.4% (Q1)
Unit labor costs +2.1%% n.a. see Actual +2.4% (Q2 - prelim.)
-4.6% -5.2% (Q1)
8:30 a.m. Initial Jobless Claims for the week ended August 31 Labor Department 403,000 395,000 411,000 403,000
Four-week average 400,000 n.a. 394,750 392,750
10 a.m. Purchasing Managers' Non-Manufacturing Index for MONTH National Association of Purchasing Management 50.9 n.a. 54.0 53.1
10 a.m. Factory orders for July Census Bureau +4.7% +4.7% -2.5% -2.4%
Friday, September 6
8:30 a.m. Nonfarm payrolls for Auguat Labor Department +39,000 +30,000 +67,000 +6,000
Average hourly earnings +0.3% +0.3% +0.2% +0.3%
Unemployment rate 5.7% 5.9% 5.9% 5.9%
Augmented unemployment rate -- n.a. -- 9.0%
Pool of available workers 12.65M n.a. 13.24M 13.24M
9:40 a.m. Future Inflation Gauge for August Economic Cycle Research Institute 109.0 n.a. 107.0 107.0
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