• At 7:00 AM ET, The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.
• At 8:30 AM, The Consumer Price Index for July from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.2% increase in CPI, and a 0.5% increase in core CPI. The consensus is for CPI to be up 8.8% year-over-year and core CPI to be up 6.1% YoY.
On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):
COVID Metrics NowWeek
AgoGoal New Cases per Day2107,515122,190≤5,0001 Hospitalized236,64437,661≤3,0001 Deaths per Day2382409≤501 1my goals to stop daily posts,
27-day average for Cases, Currently Hospitalized, and Deaths
🚩 Increasing 7-day average week-over-week for Cases, Hospitalized, and Deaths
✅ Goal met.
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This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of deaths reported.