This Week In Data: Manufacturing, Inflation, Fed, And Job Openings

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Posted: Nov 05, 2018 11:35 AM
This Week In Data: Manufacturing, Inflation, Fed, And Job Openings

Here are my forecasts for upcoming economic data.




Forecast

Prior Observation

Consensus

Week of November 5




November 5




PMI Services Index

54.7

54.7

54.7





ISM Services - October

59.7

61.6

59.4

ISM Prices




ISM Business Activity








November 6




JOLTS - September

7.120M

7.136

7.100





November 7




Consumer Credit - September

$17.0B

20.1

16.5





November 8




Initial Unemployment Claims

214K

214.0

213

FMOC

2.125%

2.125

2.125





November 9




Producer Price Index - October

0.3%

0.2

0.2

PPI less food, energy and trade services

0.2

0.4

0.2





Wholesale Inventories - September

0.3%

0.3

0.3

Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index (p)

98.5

98.6

98.0





Week of November 12




November 13




NFIB

108.0

107.9


Treasury Budget - October

-120.0B

119.1






November 14




Consumer Price Index - October

0.3%

0.1


Core CPI

0.2

0.1






November 15




Philadelphia Fed Survey

20.0

22.2






Retail Sales - October

0.6%

0.1


Retail Sales, ex Autos

0.5

-0.1






NY Fed Manufacturing Index

20.7

21.1






Export Prices - October

0.0%

0.0


Import Prices

0.0

0.5






Business Inventories - August

0.3%

0.5






November 16




Industrial Production - October

0.3%

0.3


Capacity Utilization

78.3

78.1


Manufacturing

0.3

0.2