U.S. ECONOMIC CALENDAR
AUGUST

DAY            DATE    CT         FOR          REPORT
Thursday       1-Aug   7:30 a.m  27-Jul        Jobless Claims
                       9:00 a.m    Jun         Construction Spending
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         ISM Manufacturing Index
                       9:30 a.m  27-Jul        Natural Gas Inventories
Friday         2-Aug   7:30 a.m    Jul         Non-Farm Payrolls
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Unemployment Rate
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Average Workweek
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Hourly Earnings
                       7:30 a.m    Jun         Trade Balance
                       9:00 a.m    Jun         Factory Orders
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Michigan Sentiment - final
Monday         5-Aug   9:00 a.m    Jul         ISM Non-Manufacturing Index
Wednesday      7-Aug   6:00 a.m   3-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       9:30 a.m   3-Aug        Crude Inventories
                       2:00 p.m    Jun         Consumer Credit
Thursday       8-Aug   7:30 a.m   3-Aug        Jobless Claims
                       9:00 a.m    Jun         Wholesale Inventories
                       9:30 a.m   3-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories
Friday         9-Aug   7:30 a.m    Jul         Producer Price Index
Monday         12-Aug  11:00 a.m.              USDA Crop Production
                       11:00 a.m.              WASDE
                       1:00 p.m    Jul         Treasury Budget
Tuesday        13-Aug  7:30 a.m    Jul         Consumer Price Index
Wednesday      14-Aug  6:00 a.m  10-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Import/Export Prices
                       9:30 a.m  10-Aug        Crude Inventories
                       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
Thursday       15-Aug  7:30 a.m  10-Aug        Jobless Claims
                       7:30 a.m    Aug         Philadelphia Fed
                       7:30 a.m     Q2         Productivity - 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
                       9:30 a.m  10-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories
                       3:00 p.m    Jun         Net Long-Term TIC Flows
Friday         16-Aug  7:30 a.m    Jul         Housing Starts
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Building Permits
                       9:00 a.m    Aug         Michigan Sentiment - prelim.
                       11:00 a.m.              ERS Livestock, Dairy and
                                               Poultry Outlook
Monday         19-Aug  2:00 p.m.               USDA Milk Production
Wednesday      21-Aug  6:00 a.m  17-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Existing Home Sales
                       9:30 a.m  17-Aug        Crude Inventories
Thursday       22-Aug  7:30 a.m  17-Aug        Jobless Claims
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Leading Indicators
                       9:30 a.m  17-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Livestock Slaughter
Friday         23-Aug  9:00 a.m    Jul         New Home Sales
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Cattle On Feed
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Poultry Slaughter
Monday         26-Aug  7:30 a.m    Jul         Durable Goods Orders
Tuesday        27-Aug  8:00 a.m    Jun         FHFA Housing Price Index
                       8:00 a.m    Jun         S&P Case-Shiller Home Prices
                       9:00 a.m    Aug         Consumer Confidence
Wednesday      28-Aug  6:00 a.m  24-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       9:30 a.m  24-Aug        Crude Inventories
Thursday       29-Aug  7:30 a.m    Jul         International Trade - adv
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Retail Inventories - adv
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Wholesale Inventories  - adv
                       7:30 a.m  24-Aug        Jobless Claims
                       7:30 a.m     Q2         Gross Domestic Product - 2nd est
                       7:30 a.m     Q2         GDP Deflator - 2nd est
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Pending Home Sales
                       9:30 a.m  24-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories
Friday         30-Aug  7:30 a.m    Jul         Personal Income and Spending
                       8:45 a.m    Aug         Chicago PMI
                       9:00 a.m    Aug         Michigan Sentiment - final
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Ag Prices
Tuesday        3-Sep   7:30 a.m    Aug         Chicago PMI
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Construction Spending
                       9:00 a.m    Aug         ISM Manufacturing Index
Wednesday      4-Sep   6:00 a.m  31-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Trade Balance
                       9:30 a.m  31-Aug        Crude Inventories
                       1:00 p.m    Sep         Beige Book
Thursday       5-Sep   7:15 a.m    Aug         ADP Employment Change
                       7:30 a.m    Aug         Jobless Claims
                       7:30 a.m     Q2         Productivity - rev
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Factory Orders
                       9:00 a.m    Aug         ISM Non-Manufacturing Index
                       9:30 a.m  31-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories