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Monday, October 27
10 a.m. New home sales for September Census Bureau .464M .450M .452M .460M
Tuesday, October 28
9 a.m. ICSC-UBS Weekly Chain Store Sales Snapshot for the week ended October 25 International Council of Shopping Centers and UBS +0.5% n.a. -1.6% -1.6%
9 a.m. Johnson Redbook Retail Sales Index for the week ended October 25, vs. September Redbook Research +0.7% n.a. -1.1% -1.1%*
10 a.m. Consumer Confidence Index for October Conference Board 38.0 52.0 59.9 59.8
Wednesday, October 29
8:30 a.m. Durable goods orders for September Census Bureau +0.8% -1.0% -5.5% -4.5%
Ex-transportation -1.1% n.a. -4.1% -3.0%
9 a.m. Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended October 24 -- Market Composite Index Mortgage Bankers Association 476.7 n.a. 408.1 408.1
Purchase Index 303.1 n.a. 279.3 279.3
9 a.m. Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended October 26 ABC News and Washington Post -49 n.a. -50 -50
9 a.m. Federal Open Market Committee meeting Federal Reserve The Fed's monetary policymaking committee holds its ninth meeting of the year in Washington. Any change in monetary policy will be announced at around 2:10 p.m.
Thursday, October 30
8:30 a.m. Gross domestic product for Q3 -- advance Commerce Department -0.3% -0.5% +2.8% +2.8% (Q2)
Implicit price deflator +4.1% n.a. +1.3% +1.3% (Q2)
8:30 a.m. Initial Jobless Claims for the week ended October 25 Labor Department +479,000 +473,000 +479,000 +478,000
Four-week average +476,000 n.a. +481,000 +480,000
Friday, October 31
8:30 a.m. Employment Cost Index for Q3 Labor Department +0.7% +0.7% +0.7% +0.7%
8:30 a.m. Personal income for September Commerce Department +0.2% +0.1% +0.5% +0.5%
Consumption -0.3% -0.2% 0.0% 0.0%
9:45 a.m. Chicago Purchasing Managers' Index for October National Association of Purchasing Management -- Chicago 37.8 48.0 56.7 56.7
10 a.m. Consumer Sentiment Index for October -- final University of Michigan 57.6 57.5 see actual 57.5 (October prelim.)
-- 70.3 (September)
10:30 a.m. Weekly Leading Index for the week ended October 24 Economic Cycle Research Institute -21.9% n.a. -19.3% -19.3%
2:00 p.m. Bernanke speech Federal Reserve The Fed chairman speaks to Symposium on the Mortgage Meltdown, the Economy and Public Policy on the topic: Mortgage Finance
P-Preliminary forecast
*Month through previous Saturday, vs. prior month
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