U.S. ECONOMIC CALENDAR
AUGUST

DAY            DATE    CT         FOR          REPORT
Monday         26-Jul  9:00 a.m    Jun         New Home Sales
Tuesday        27-Jul  7:30 a.m    Jun         Durable Goods Orders
                       8:00 a.m    May         FHFA Housing Price Index
                       8:00 a.m    May         S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Consumer Confidence
Wednesday      28-Jul  6:00 a.m  24-Jul        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:30 a.m    Jun         International Trade - adv
                       7:30 a.m    Jun         Retail Inventories - adv
                       7:30 a.m    Jun         Wholesale Inventories - adv
                       9:30 a.m  24-Jul        Crude Inventories
                       1:00 p.m    Jul         FOMC Interest Rate Decision
Thursday       29-Jul  7:30 a.m     Q2         Gross Domestic Product - adv
                       7:30 a.m     Q2         Chain Deflator - adv
                       7:30 a.m  24-Jul        Jobless Claims
                       9:00 a.m    Jun         Pending Home Sales
                       9:30 a.m  24-Jul        Natural Gas Inventories
Friday         30-Jul  7:30 a.m     Q2         Employment Cost Index
                       7:30 a.m    Jun         Personal Income and Spending
                       7:30 a.m    Jun         PCE Prices
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Michigan Sentiment - final
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Ag Prices

Monday         2-Aug   9:00 a.m    Jun         Construction Spending
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         ISM Manufacturing Index
Tuesday        3-Aug   9:00 a.m    Jun         Factory Orders
Wednesday      4-Aug   6:00 a.m  31-Jul        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:15 a.m    Jul         ADP Employment Change
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         ISM Non-Manufacturing Index
                       9:30 a.m  31-Jul        Crude Inventories
Thursday       5-Aug   7:30 a.m    Jun         Trade Balance
                       7:30 a.m  31-Jul        Jobless Claims
                       9:30 a.m  31-Jul        Natural Gas Inventories
Friday         6-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 Work Week
                       9:00 a.m    Jun         Wholesale Inventories
                       2:00 p.m    Jun         Consumer Credit
Monday         9-Aug   9:00 a.m    Jun         JOLTS - Job Openings
Tuesday        10-Aug  7:30 a.m     Q2         Productivity - prelim
                       7:30 a.m     Q2         Unit Labor Costs - prelim
Wednesday      11-Aug  6:00 a.m   7-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Consumer Price Index
                       9:30 a.m   7-Aug        Crude Inventories
                       1:00 p.m    Jul         Treasury Budget
Thursday       12-Aug  7:30 a.m    Jul         Producer Price Index
                       7:30 a.m   7-Aug        Jobless Claims
                       9:30 a.m   7-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories
                       11:00 a.m.              USDA Crop Production
                       11:00 a.m.              WASDE
Friday         13-Aug  7:30 a.m    Jul         Import/Export Prices
                       9:00 a.m    Aug         Michigan Sentiment - prelim
Monday         16-Aug  7:30 a.m    Aug         Empire State Manufacturing
                       11:00 a.m.              ERS Oil Crops Outlook
                       2:00 p.m.               ERS Feed Outlook
                       2:00 p.m.               ERS Wheat Outlook
                       2:00 p.m.               ERS Rice Outlook
                       3:00 p.m    Jun         Net Long-Term TIC Flows
Tuesday        17-Aug  7:30 a.m    Jul         Retail Sales
                       8:15 a.m    Jul         Industrial Production
                       8:15 a.m    Jul         Capacity Utilization
                       9:00 a.m    Jun         Business Inventories
                       9:00 a.m    Aug         NAHB Housing Market Index
Wednesday      18-Aug  6:00 a.m  14-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Housing Starts
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Building Permits
                       9:30 a.m  14-Aug        Crude Inventories
                       11:00 a.m.              ERS Livestock, Dairy and
                                               Poultry Outlook
Thursday       19-Aug  7:30 a.m  14-Aug        Jobless Claims
                       7:30 a.m    Aug         Philadelphia Fed Index
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Leading Indicators
                       9:30 a.m  14-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Livestock Slaughter
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Milk Production
Friday         20-Aug  2:00 p.m.               USDA Cattle on Feed
Monday         23-Aug  9:00 a.m    Jul         Existing Home Sales
Tuesday        24-Aug  9:00 a.m    Jul         New Home Sales
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Poultry Slaughter
Wednesday      25-Aug  6:00 a.m  21-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Durable Goods Orders
                       9:30 a.m  21-Aug        Crude Inventories
Thursday       26-Aug  7:30 a.m  21-Aug        Jobless Claims
                       7:30 a.m     Q2         Gross Domestic Product - 2nd est
                       9:30 a.m  21-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories
Friday         27-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    Jul         Personal Income and Spending
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         PCE Prices
                       9:00 a.m    Aug         Michigan Sentiment - final