Note: Mortgage rates are from MortgageNewsDaily.com and are for top tier scenarios.
• At 8:15 AM ET, The ADP Employment Report for December. This report is for private payrolls only (no government). The consensus is for 145,000, up from 127,000 jobs added in November.
• At 8:30 AM, Trade Balance report for November from the Census Bureau. The consensus is the trade deficit to be $76.1 billion. The U.S. trade deficit was at $78.2 billion in October.
• Also at 8:30 AM, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 230 thousand initial claims, up from 225 thousand last week.