Fed Minutes — August 16, 2017 at 2 PM EST.

 

*FOMC Meeting Announcement — The Fed follows markets. They know nothing.  Next meeting: September 19-20, 2017 – the decision announced at 2 PM EST.

 

*Employment situation guesstimate — Two surveys – household and establishment. The Employment Situation for July 2017 is scheduled to be released on August 04, 2017, at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time.

 

GDP guesstimate — Next release: July 28, 2017 (first guesstimate) at 8:30 A.M. EDT

 

PPI guesstimateNext Release: July 2017 PPI data are scheduled to be released on August 10, 2017, at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time.

 

CPI guesstimate— The inflation data from our government has hedonic quality adjustments factored in, which is yet another way to use statistics to lie. Next Release: July 2017  CPI data are scheduled to be released on August 11, 2017, at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time.

*Always a big market mover.