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Monday, Dec. 30
10 a.m. Existing Home Sales for Nov. National Association of Realtors 5.56M n.a. 5.76M 5.77M
Tuesday, Dec. 31
9 a.m. BTM-UBSW Weekly Chain Store Sales Index for the week ended Dec. 28 Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and UBS Warburg +2.1% n.a. +0.1% +0.1%
9 a.m. Redbook Retail Average for the month through Dec. 28, vs. Nov. LJR Redbook +2.8% n.a. +0.3% +0.3%*
10 a.m. Consumer Confidence Index for Dec. Conference Board 80.3 n.a. 84.9 84.1
10 a.m. Chicago Purchasing Managers' Index for Dec. National Association of Purchasing Management -- Chicago 51.3 n.a. 54.3 54.3
6:30 p.m. Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended Dec. 28 Money Magazine and ABC News -21 n.a. -23 -23
Wednesday, Jan. 1
No releases due to the New Year's holiday.
Thursday, Jan. 2
7 a.m. Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended Dec. 27 -- Refinancing Index Mortgage Bankers Association 4548.8 n.a. 4101.0 4101.0
Purchase Index 332.4 n.a. 359.4 359.4
8:30 a.m. Initial Jobless Claims for the week ended Dec. 28 Labor Department 403,000 382,000 396,000 378,000
Four-week average 418,750 n.a. 407,500 400,750
10 a.m. Purchasing Managers' Index for Dec. National Association of Purchasing Management 54.7 50.1 49.2 49.2
Friday, Jan. 3
10 a.m. Construction spending for Nov. Census Bureau +0.3% n.a. +1.0% +0.3%
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*Month through previous Saturday, vs. prior month
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