by Calculated Risk on 8/17/2022 09:02:00 PM
o At 8:30 AM ET, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 265 thousand up from 262 thousand last week.
o Also at 8:30 AM, the Philly Fed manufacturing survey for August. The consensus is for a reading of -5.0, up from -12.3.
o At 10:00 AM, Existing Home Sales for July from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The consensus is for 4.88 million SAAR, down from 5.12 million last month.
On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):
? Goal met.
This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of deaths reported.