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Monday, Jan. 3
10 a.m. Construction spending for Nov. Census Bureau -0.4% +0.5% +0.3% +0.8%
10 a.m. ISM Index - Manufacturing for Dec. Institute for Supply Management 58.6 58.5 57.8 57.8
Tuesday, Jan. 4
9 a.m. ICSC-UBS Weekly Chain Store Sales Snapshot for the week ended Jan. 1 International Council of Shopping Centers and UBS +0.2% n.a. +2.7% +2.7%
9 a.m. Johnson Redbook Retail Sales Index for the week ended Jan. 1, vs. Nov. Redbook Research +5.2% n.a. -0.8% -0.8%*
10 a.m. Factory orders for Nov. Census Bureau +1.2% +0.8% +0.9% +0.5%
2 p.m. Federal Open Market Committee minutes Federal Reserve The Fed releases the minutes of its monetary policymaking committee's Dec. 14, 2004 meeting.
Wednesday, Jan. 5
7 a.m. Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended Dec. 31 -- Market Composite Index Mortgage Bankers Association 605.7 n.a. 677.2 677.4
Purchase Index 417.3 n.a. 483.8 483.8
10 a.m. ISM Services - Non-Manufacturing for Dec. Institute for Supply Management 63.1 61.0 61.3 61.3
11 a.m. Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended Dec. 31 Money Magazine and ABC News -9 n.a. -7 -7
Thursday, Jan. 6
8:30 a.m. Initial Jobless Claims for the week ended Dec. 31 Labor Department +364,000 +330,000 +321,000 +326,000
Four-week average +333,000 n.a. +332,000 +334,000
Friday, Jan. 7
8:30 a.m. Nonfarm payrolls for Dec. Labor Department +157,000 +175,000 +137,000 +112,000
Average hourly earnings +0.1% +0.2% +0.1% +0.1%
Unemployment rate +5.4% +5.4% +5.4% +5.4%
Augmented unemployment rate +8.5% n.a. +8.5% +8.6%
Pool of available workers 13M n.a. 13M 13M
10:30 a.m. Weekly Leading Index for the week ended Dec. 31 Economic Cycle Research Institute +0.7% n.a. +1.4% +1.3%
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