Markets watch consumer confidence, GDP reports next week

Economic Reports and Events This Week

U.S. Domestic: Eastern Time Zone (GMT -5:00) (New York, Toronto)

Aug 26    
8:30 AM   Durable Orders            Jul Aug 26    
8:30 AM   Durable Goods -ex transportation    Jul

Aug 27    
9:00 AM   Case-Shiller 20-city Index        Jun Aug 27   
10:00 AM   Consumer Confidence            Aug

Aug 28    
7:00 AM   MBA Mortgage Index            08/24 Aug 28   
10:00 AM   Pending Home Sales            Jul Aug 28   
10:30 AM   Crude Inventories            08/24

Aug 29    
8:30 AM   Initial Claims            08/24 Aug 29    
8:30 AM   Continuing Claims            08/17 Aug 29    
8:30 AM   GDP - Second Estimate        Q2 Aug 29    
8:30 AM   GDP Deflator - Second Estimate    Q2 Aug 29   
10:30 AM   Natural Gas Inventories        08/24

Aug 30    
8:30 AM   Personal Income            Jul Aug 30    
8:30 AM   Personal Spending            Jul Aug 30    
8:30 AM   PCE Prices - Core            Jul Aug 30    
9:45 AM   Chicago PMI                Aug Aug 30    
9:55 AM   Michigan Sentiment - Final        Aug

International: ET (Toronto/New York) (GMT -5)

Sunday, August 25, 2013
18:45    NZD Trade Balance (JUL)  
18:45    NZD Balance (YTD) (JUL)

Monday, August 26, 2013
08:30    USD Durable Goods Orders (JUL) ***
08:30    USD Durables Ex Transportation (JUL)

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
01:00    JPY Small Business Confidence (AUG)
04:00    EUR German IFO - Business Climate (AUG)
04:00    EUR German IFO - Current Assessment (AUG)
04:00    EUR German IFO - Expectations (AUG)
10:00    USD Consumer Confidence (AUG) ***

Wednesday, August 28, 2013
            GBP Nationwide House Prices n.s.a. (AUG)
            CNY Leading Index (JUL)
02:00    CHF UBS Consumption Indicator (JUL)
02:00    EUR German GfK Consumer Confidence Survey (SEP)
10:00    USD Pending Home Sales (JUL)
19:50    JPY Japan Buying Foreign Bonds (AUG 23)
19:50    JPY Japan Buying Foreign Stocks (AUG 23)
19:50    JPY Retail Trade (JUL)
19:50    JPY Large Retailers' Sales (JUL)
21:00    AUD HIA New Home Sales (JUL)
21:00    NZD NBNZ Business Confidence (AUG)

Thursday, August 29, 2013
03:55    EUR German Unemployment Change (AUG) ***
03:55    EUR German Unemployment Rate s.a. (AUG) ***
08:00    EUR German Consumer Price Index (AUG P) ***
08:00     EUR German Consumer Price Index - EU Harmonised (AUG P) ***
08:30    USD Gross Domestic Product (Annualized) (2Q S)
08:30    USD Initial Jobless Claims (AUG 23)
08:30    USD Personal Consumption (2Q S)
08:30    USD Gross Domestic Product Price Index (2Q S)
08:30    USD Core Personal Consumption Expenditure (2Q S)
18:45    NZD Building Permits (JUL)
19:05    GBP GfK Consumer Confidence Survey (AUG)
19:15    JPY Nomura/JMMA Manufacturing Purchasing Manager Index (AUG)
19:30    JPY Household Spending (JUL)
19:30    JPY Jobless Rate (JUL)
19:30    JPY National Consumer Price Index (JUL) ***
19:30    JPY National Consumer Price Index Ex-Fresh Food (JUL)
19:30    JPY National Consumer Price Index Ex Food, Energy (JUL)
19:50    JPY Industrial Production (JUL P)
21:30    AUD Private Sector Credit (JUL)

Friday, August 30, 2013
01:00    JPY Housing Starts (JUL)
01:00    JPY Annualized Housing Starts (JUL)
02:00    EUR German Retail Sales (JUL)
03:00    CHF KOF Swiss Leading Indicator (AUG)
04:30    GBP Net Consumer Credit (JUL)
04:30    GBP Mortgage Approvals (JUL)
05:00    EUR Euro-Zone Consumer Confidence (AUG F)
05:00    EUR Euro-Zone Unemployment Rate (JUL)
05:00    EUR Euro-Zone Consumer Price Index Estimate (AUG)
05:00    EUR Euro-Zone Consumer Price Index - Core (AUG A) ***
08:30    CAD Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Annualized (2Q) ***
08:30    CAD Gross Domestic Product (JUN) ***
08:30    USD Personal Income (JUL)
08:30    USD Personal Spending (JUL)
08:30    USD Personal Consumption Expenditure Core (JUL)
09:45    USD Chicago Purchasing Manager (AUG)
09:55    USD U. of Michigan Confidence (AUG F)

Notice: The Bastiat Group, Inc. has attempted to verify the information contained in this calendar, however, any aspect of such info may change without notice. Foreign economic reports included in this list are only those deemed "medium to high impact".

Key Earnings Announcements This Week:

Monday, August 26, 2013
Before: QIHU During: -
After: ANFI, CO

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Before: BMO, BNS, BWS, DLIA, DCI, DSW, ISS, LDK, MOV, RGS, SAFM, SXI, SBLK, TIF
During: -
After: ARAY, ADEP, AVAV, AVGO, CCUR, HEI, KEQU, TIVO, WTSL, WMS, WDAY

Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Before: AMAP, CHS, EDAP, EXPR, GMAN, JOY, KUTV, LTXC, OTIV, PTNR, RNA, SFL, ZLC
During: SDRL
After: ACET, CWST, DLA, EGAN, TFM, GES, NED, PRCP, GAME, SWS, TLYS, GROW, WSM

Thursday, August 29, 2013
Before: FLWS, ATV, BRLI, CPB, MY, NPD, COCO, FRED, GLNG, GRVY, LRN, MAGS, MEI, PLL, RY, SIG, WPPGY
During: CSTM
After: AMSWA, ALOT, BEBE, BONA, ESL, KKD, LTRX, MITL, OVTI, PSUN, CRM, SCVL, SPLK

Friday, August 30, 2013
Before: FRO, YGE
During: -
After: -

Note: All economic numbers and earnings reports are in line with those compiled by Briefing.com. Occasionally changes will occur that are made after the posting of this column and some companies have not confirmed their time, so always double check when taking positions overnight during earnings season! (?) = Not yet confirmed at the time the list was compiled.

About the Author
Toni Hansen

Toni Hansen is president and co-founder of the Bastiat Group, Inc., DBA Trading From Main Street. Toni is one of the most respected technical analysts and traders in the industry. She has been trading and educating new traders, money managers, professional market analysts and traders throughout the boom and bust of the last decade. She has worked in conjunction with some of the world's top financial exchanges. Learn more about Toni Hansen and the educational services she provides through her website at http://www.tonihansen.com.

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