Deluge of Economic Data Due Amid Seasonally Weak Period

The University of Michigan's preliminary consumer sentiment index is due out

Assistant Editor
Sep 9, 2021 at 8:00 AM
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While investors prepare for a seasonally weak period, the economic landscape keeps turning. Mid-September is full of economic data, starting with a Federal budget balance update on Monday. Tuesday features consumer price index updates, including the core CPI. The pace seriously picks up on Wednesday, with a deluge of data due out, like the import price and Empire state indexes, while Thursday features more initial and continuing jobless claims updates. Key preliminary consumer sentiment data will be released on Friday, to carry investors into the weekend.

Meanwhile, a few earnings will trickle in. Next week JinkoSolar (JKS), Lennar (LEN), and Oracle (ORCL), are all set to release reports.

Below is a list of key market events scheduled for the upcoming week. All economic dates listed below are tentative and subject to change.

A slow start to the week, Monday, Sept. 13 comes with a Federal budget balance update. 

Things pick up on Tuesday, Sept. 14, with the National Federation of Independent Business' (NFIB) small-business index, as well as CPI and core CPI updates.

On Wednesday, Sept. 15, investors can look forward to the import price and Empire State indexes. In addition, industrial production and capacity utilizations data are due out.

The bulk of this week's economic data is slated for Thursday, Sept. 16, including initial and continuing jobless claims data updates. In addition, retail sales and business inventories reports are due, as is the Philadelphia Fed manufacturing index.

The University of Michigan will release its preliminary consumer sentiment index on Friday, Sept. 17 to close out the busy week.

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