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The Week Ahead For August 22nd-26th

  • Wall Street Rebel | Geoff Garbacz
  • 08/22/2016 05:12 PM
The Week Ahead For August 22nd-26th

1. Geopolitical Events. On Monday the heads of Germany, France and Italy will hold a meeting on the Brexit. On Friday Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen will speak from Jackson Hole.

2. Economic Releases. Releases of note this week include the weekly chain store sales, oil/gas numbers, mortgage applications and new home sales, existing home sales, durable goods, Q2 GDP and Michigan Sentiment.

3. Earnings Releases. Notable releases include NDSN ZOES BMO INTU RY HPQ MDT TD DG TIF.

Monday, August 22:

German Chancellor Merkel, French President Hollande and Italian Prime Minister Renzi meet to discuss the Brexit and held a press conference after the meeting to proclain, "This is the beginning of a new Europe."

Tuesday, August 23:

July New Home Sales are due out at 10:00 a.m. EDT and are expected to fall to 580,000 from 592,000.

Wednesday, August 24:

July Existing Home Sales are due out at 10:00 a.m. EDT and are expected to fall to 5,540,000 from 5,570,000.

The latest NYSE and NASDAQ Short Interest data through the settlement of August 15th is due out after the close.

Thursday, August 25:

July Durable Goods are due out at 8:30 a.m. EDT and are expected to come in at 3.5% from -4.0%.

Friday, August 26:

Q2 GDP revised is due out at 8:30 a.m. EDT and is expected to be revised to 1.1% from 1.2%.

August Michigan Sentiment final is due out at 10:00 a.m. EDT and is expected to be revised 90.6 from 90.4.

Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen speaks from the Jackson Hole Federal Reserve Kansas City Symposium at 10:00 a.m. EDT. Markets will be very attentive to her comments.


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