The Week Ahead For April 11th to 15th
1.Geopolitical and Fiscal Events.
Monday sees Federal Reserve New York President William Dudley speak as does Federal Reserve Dallas President Rob Kaplan at 12:00 p.m. EDT. Also, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks about the U.S. and global economy.
Tuesday sees Federal Reserve Philadelphia President Jeffrey Harker speak at 8:00 a.m. EDT followed by Federal Reserve San Francisco President John Williams at 3:00 p.m. EDT and then Federal Reserve Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker at 4:00 p.m. EDT. Last up on Tuesday the International Monetary Fund (IMF) issues its World Economic Outlook.
Wednesday sees the Federal Reserve issue its latest Beige Book. Wednesday sees Federal Reserve Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speak at 10:00 a.m. EDT.
Thursday again sees Federal Reserve Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speak at 10:00 a.m. EDT. Also, IMG Head Christine Lagarde speaks.
Friday sees Federal Reserve Chicago President Charles Evans speak about economic conditions and monetary policy at 11:30 a.m. EDT.
Releases of note this week include the weekly chain store sales, oil/gas numbers, mortgage applications and PPI, retail sales, CPI, industrial production and Michigan Sentiment.
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Monday, April 11
The latest NYSE and NASDAQ short interest data is due out after the close. The data reflects from March 10th through March 28th. During this period, the S&P 500 rose 2.39%.
Tuesday, April 12
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) issues its World Economic Outlook.
Wednesday, April 13
OPEC releases its Monthly Update at 7:30 a.m. EDT.
March PPI is due out at 8:30 a.m. EDT and is expected to rise to 0.3% from -0.2%.
March Retail Sales is due out at 8:30 a.m. EDT and is expected to rise to 0.1% from -0.1%.
The Bank of Canada is out with its latest interest rate decision at 10:00 a.m. EDT.
The latest Federal Reserve Open Beige Book is due out at 2:00 p.m. EDT.
Thursday, April 14
March CPI is due out at 8:30 a.m. EDT and is expected to rise to 0.2% from -0.2%.
IMF Head Christine Lagarde speaks on the Global Policy Agenda
China’s latest GDP reading is due out at 10:00 p.m. EDT.
Friday, April 15
The IMF and World Bank begin their spring meetings in Washington D.C.
March Industrial Production is due out at 9:15 a.m. EDT and is expected to rise to 0.0% from -0.5%.
April Michigan Sentiment is due out at 10:00 a.m. EDT and is expected to rise to 92 from 91.