August Publication Schedule

The Lehmann Letter (SM)

There’s been a lot said about the economy cooling. The data will point the way.

ECONOMIC INDICATOR PUBLICATION SCHEDULE

 August 2017

 Source (* below)……Series Description……Day & Date

 Quarterly Data

BLS…Productivity & Costs ….Wed, 9th

BEA……..….GDP ..……..…Wed, 30th

BEA……..….Profits ..…….… Wed, 30th

Monthly Data

ISM..Purchasing managers’ index…Tue, 1st

BEA.New-vehicle sales.(Approximate).Thu, 3rd

BLS………….Employment…….…   Fri, 4th

Fed. Consumer credit..(Approximate).Mon, 7th

BLS…………Producer prices……. Fri, 10th

BLS……….Consumer prices.……. Fri, 11th

Census………….Inventories…….. Tue, 15th

Census………Housing starts…….Wed, 16th

Fed……….Capacity utilization……Thu 17th

Census……..New-home sales…… Wed, 23rd

NAR………Existing-home sales….Thu, 24th

Census……….Capital goods…….. Fri, 25th

Conf Bd….Consumer confidence.. Tue, 29th 

*BEA = Bureau of Economic Analysis of the U.S. Department of Commerce

*BLS = Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor

*Census = U.S. Bureau of the Census

*Conf Bd = Conference Board

*Fed = Federal Reserve System

*ISM = Institute for Supply Management

*NAR = National Association of Realtors 

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