The key reports this week is December CPI.
—– Monday, January 9th —–
No major economic releases scheduled.
—– Tuesday, January 10th —–
6:00 AM: NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for December.
9:00 AM: Discussion, Fed Chair Jerome Powell, Central Bank Independence, At the Sveriges Riksbank International Symposium on Central Bank Independence, Stockholm, Sweden
—– Wednesday, January 11th —–
7:00 AM ET: The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.
—– Thursday, January 12th —–
8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 220 thousand initial claims, up from 204 thousand last week.
8:30 AM: The Consumer Price Index for December from the BLS. The consensus is for 0,1% increase in CPI, and a 0.3% increase in core CPI. The consensus is for CPI to be up 6.5% year-over-year and core CPI to be up 5.7% YoY.
—– Friday, January 13th —–
10:00 AM: University of Michigan’s Consumer sentiment index (Preliminary for January).