Weekly Economic Calender

Series of events listed for this week:

  • The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller national home price index for January will be released Tuesday.
  • On the housing front, the latest quarter’s results from Lennar Corp. (LEN) and KB Home (KBH) are due Thursday and Friday, respectively.
  • The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index for March will be released Tuesday.
  • February Durable Goods Orders and New Homes Sales will be out on Wednesday.
  • Jobless Claims report is due Thursday.
  • Personal spending and income numbers for that month are out Friday.

There is also a plethora of Fedspeak following last week’s moves to cut interest rates and allow investment banks to borrow from the Federal Reserve.

  • Chicago Fed President Charles L. Evans speaks Wednesday to the National Association for Business Economics in New York,
  • Dallas Fed President Richard W. Fisher discusses the Fed and the regional economy Wednesday in Waco, Texas;
  • Cleveland Fed President Sandra Pianalto offers the “Federal Reserve Perspective” on Thursday in Dayton, Ohio;
  • Minneapolis Fed President Gary H. Stern discusses “Issues in Macroeconomic Policy” on Thursday in London; and
  • Atlanta Fed President Dennis P. Lockhart offers an economic outlook Thursday in Chattanooga, Tenn.