Next Week

October 14, 2016

Final Trump/Clinton Presidential Candidates Debate: Wednesday October 19 at 21:00 EDT from Las Vegas (at UNLV campus).

Central Bank Developments: Monetary policy meetings scheduled for the euro area, Canada, Brazil, Turkey, Chile, and Indonesia. The Fed publishes the Beige Book of regional economic trends. The Bank of Canada publishes latest Monetary Policy Report. Draghi of the ECB, Poloz of the Bank of Canada, Lowe of the Reserve Bank of Australia, and Williams of the San Francisco Fed speak publicly. Minutes of the last Australian monetary policy meeting will be released.

Scheduled U.S. Statistical Releases: Consumer prices, the Empire State and Philly Fed manufacturing surveys, the National Association of Home Builders housing market index, existing home sales, housing starts, building permits, and weekly jobless insurance claims, consumer comfort, mortgage applications, chain store sales, and energy inventories.

U.K. and Switzerland: British consumer prices, retail prices, producer prices, ONS house price index, retail sales, labor statistics, Rightmove house price index, industrial trends survey and index of leading economic indicators. Swiss money growth and trade balance.

Euroland: Consumer prices, current account, consumer confidence, construction output and fiscal debt and deficit to GDP ratios.

Members of the Euro Zone: Italian, Spanish, and Irish trade balances. German PPI, Portuguese current account, French index of leading economic indicators, and Dutch unemployment. Dutch and Belgian consumer sentiment. Belgian business climate.

Eastern Europe: Polish retail sales, PPI and industrial output.

Nordic Europe: Danish and Icelandic producer prices. Danish retail sales and Swedish unemployment.

Japanese Data: Revised industrial production, capacity usage, all industry index, revised machine tool orders, and department and supermarket sales.

China: 3Q GDP and September retail sales, industrial production, fixed asset investment, property prices, money growth and bank lending.

Selected Other Asian Statistics: Indian, Indonesian, South Korean, and Singaporean trade balances. Malaysian and Hong Kong consumer prices. India’s index of leading economic indicators and Hong Kong unemployment.

Australia and New Zealand: Australia’s index of leading economic indicators, labor statistics, business sentiment, and motor vehicle sales. New Zealand’s Performance of Services (PMI) and quarterly CPI.

Turkey and South Africa: Turkish consumer sentiment and unemployment. South African retail sales and CPI.

Canada and Brazil: Canadian retail sales and monthly survey of manufacturing orders, sales and inventories. Brazilian retail sales and index of leading economic indicators.

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