Wednesday: Trade Deficit, Beige Book
by Calculated Risk on 9/06/2022 09:14:00 PM
o At 7:00 AM ET, The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.
o At 8:30 AM, Trade Balance report for July from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for the U.S. trade deficit to be $70.5 billion in July, from $79.6 billion in June.
o At At 12:35 PM, Speech, Fed Vice Chair Brainard, Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy, At The Clearing House and Bank Policy Institute Annual Conference, New York, N.Y.
o At 2:00 PM, the Federal Reserve Beige Book, an informal review by the Federal Reserve Banks of current economic conditions in their Districts.
On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):
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