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Monday, October 6
No releases.
Tuesday, October 7
9 a.m. ICSC-UBS Weekly Chain Store Sales Snapshot for the week ended October 4 International Council of Shopping Centers and UBS +0.1% n.a. -0.2% -0.2%
9 a.m. Johnson Redbook Retail Sales Index for the week ended October 4, vs. August Redbook Research +0.8% n.a. -1.4% -1.3%*
1:15 p.m. Bernanke speech Federal Reserve The Fed chairman speaks to National Association of Business Economics on the topic:Economic Outlook and Financial Markets
2 p.m. Federal Open Market Committee minutes Federal Reserve The Fed releases the minutes of its monetary policymaking committee's September 16th meeting.
Wednesday, October 8
9 a.m. Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended Ocotber 3 -- Market Composite Index Mortgage Bankers Association 465.5 n.a. 455.4 455.4
Purchase Index 314.5 n.a. 304.8 304.8
9 a.m. Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended October 5 ABC News and Washington Post -43 n.a. -41 -41
Thursday, October 9
8:30 a.m. Initial Jobless Claims for the week ended October 4 Labor Department +478,000 +475,000 +498,000 +487,000
Four-week average +482,000 n.a. +474,250 +474,000
Friday, October 10
8:30 a.m. Import Price Index for September Labor Department -3.0% n.a. -2.6% -3.7%
Export Price Index -1.0% n.a. -1.7% -1.7%
8:30 a.m. International trade for August Commerce Department -$59.1B -$59.0B -$61.3B -$62.2B
10:30 a.m. Weekly Leading Index for the week ended October 3 Economic Cycle Research Institute -14.7% n.a. -13.3% -13.3%
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