U.S. ECONOMIC CALENDAR
AUGUST

DAY            DATE    CT         FOR          REPORT
Friday         27-Jul  7:30 a.m     Q2         Gross Domestic Prod - adv
                       7:30 a.m     Q2         GDP Deflator - adv
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Michigan Sentiment - final
Monday         30-Jul  9:00 a.m    Jun         Pending Home Sales
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Ag Prices
Tuesday        31-Jul  7:30 a.m     Q2         Employment Cost Index
                       7:30 a.m    Jun         Personal Income and Spending
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Consumer Confidence

Wednesday      1-Aug   6:00 a.m  28-Jul        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:15 a.m    Jul         ADP Employment Change
                       9:00 a.m    Jun         Construction Spending
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         ISM Index
                       9:30 a.m  28-Jul        Crude Inventories
                       1:00 p.m    Aug         FOMC Interest Rate Decision
                       1:00 p.m    Jul         Auto and Truck Sales
Thursday       2-Aug   7:30 a.m  28-Jul        Jobless Claims
                       9:00 a.m    Jun         Factory Orders
                       9:30 a.m  28-Jul        Natural Gas Inventories
Friday         3-Aug   7:30 a.m    Jul         Nonfarm Payrolls
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Unemployment Rate
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Hourly Earnings
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Average Workweek
                       7:30 a.m    Jun         Trade Balance
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         ISM Services
Tuesday        7-Aug   9:00 a.m    Jun         JOLTS - Job Openings
                       2:00 p.m    Jun         Consumer Credit
Wednesday      8-Aug   6:00 a.m   4-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       9:30 a.m   4-Aug        Crude Inventories
Thursday       9-Aug   7:30 a.m    Jul         Producer Price Index
                       7:30 a.m   4-Aug        Jobless Claims
                       9:30 a.m   4-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories
Friday         10-Aug  7:30 a.m    Jul         Consumer Price Index
                       11:00 a.m.              USDA Crop Production
                       11:00 a.m.              WASDE
                       1:00 p.m    Jul         Treasury Budget
Tuesday        14-Aug  7:30 a.m    Jul         Import/Export Prices
                       11:00 a.m.              ERS Cotton and Wool Outlook
                       11:00 a.m.              ERS Oil Crops Outlook
                       2:00 p.m.               ERS Feed and Wheat Outlook
                       2:00 p.m.               ERS Rice Outlook
Wednesday      15-Aug  6:00 a.m  11-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:30 a.m    Aug         Empire Manufacturing
                       7:30 a.m     Q2         Productivity - prelim
                       7:30 a.m     Q2         Unit Labor Costs - prelim
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Retail Sales
                       8:15 a.m    Jul         Capacity Utilization
                       8:15 a.m    Jul         Industrial Production
                       9:00 a.m    Jun         Business Inventories
                       9:00 a.m    Aug         NAHB Housing Mkt Index
                       9:30 a.m  11-Aug        Crude Inventories
                       3:00 p.m    Jun         Net Long-Term TIC Flows
Thursday       16-Aug  7:30 a.m    Jul         Housing Starts
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Building Permits
                       7:30 a.m  11-Aug        Jobless Claims
                       7:30 a.m    Aug         Philadelphia Fed
                       9:30 a.m  11-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories
                       11:00 a.m.              ERS Livestock, Poultry and
                                               Dairy Outlook
Friday         17-Aug  9:00 a.m    Jul         Leading Indicators
Monday         20-Aug  2:00 p.m.               USDA Milk Production
Wednesday      22-Aug  6:00 a.m  18-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Existing Home Sales
                       9:30 a.m  18-Aug        Crude Inventories
Thursday       23-Aug  7:30 a.m  18-Aug        Jobless Claims
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         New Home Sales
                       8:00 a.m    Jun         FHFA Housing Price Index
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         New Home Sales
                       9:30 a.m  18-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Livestock Slaughter
Friday         24-Aug  7:30 a.m    Jul         Durable Goods Orders
                       9:00 a.m    Aug         Michigan Sentiment - final
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Cattle On Feed
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Poultry Slaughter
Tuesday        28-Aug  9:00 a.m    Aug         Consumer Confidence
Wednesday      29-Aug  6:00 a.m  25-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:30 a.m     Q2         GDP Deflator - 2nd est
                       7:30 a.m     Q2         Gross Domestic Prod - 2nd est
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Pending Home Sales
                       9:30 a.m  25-Aug        Crude Inventories
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Ag Prices
Thursday       30-Aug  7:30 a.m  25-Aug        Jobless Claims
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Personal Income and Spending
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         PCE Prices
                       9:30 a.m  25-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories