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Monday, Dec. 23
8:30 a.m. Personal income for Nov. Commerce Department unchgd. +0.2% +0.3% +0.1%
Consumption +0.5% +0.4% +0.4% +0.4%
10 a.m. Consumer Sentiment Index for Dec. -- revised Click to see chart University of Michigan 86.7 86.6 87.0 87.0
1:30 p.m. Treasury auction Bureau of the Public Debt The Treasury announces the results of its monthly two-year note auction, at which securities will be sold, with bids due at 1 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 24
8:30 a.m. Durable goods orders for Nov. Census Bureau -1.4% +0.9% +1.7% +2.4%
Ex-transportation -1.3% n.a. +2.4% +2.4%
9 a.m. BTM-UBSW Weekly Chain Store Sales Index for the week ended Dec. 21 Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and UBS Warburg +0.1% n.a. +1.9% +1.9%
9 a.m. Redbook Retail Average for the month through Dec. 21, vs. Nov. LJR Redbook +0.3% n.a. +0.8% +0.8%*
6:30 p.m. Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended Dec. 21 Money Magazine and ABC News -21 n.a. -21 -23
Wednesday, Dec. 25
No releases due to the Christmas holiday.
Thursday, Dec. 26
7 a.m. Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended Dec. 20-- Refinancing Index Mortgage Bankers Association 4101.0 n.a. 4507.6 4507.6
Purchase Index 359.4 n.a. 359.4 379.9
8:30 a.m. Initial Jobless Claims for the week ended Dec. 21 Labor Department 390,000 n.a. 438,000 433,000
Four-week average 407,500 n.a. 402,000 400,750
Friday, Dec. 27
10 a.m. New home sales for Nov. Census Bureau 1.069M 1.000M 1.011M 1.007M
10 a.m. Help-Wanted Index for Nov. Conference Board unchgd. n.a. 40.0 40.0
P-Preliminary forecast
*Month through previous Saturday, vs. prior month
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