Schedule for Week of September 15, 2019

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The key economic reports this week are August Housing Starts and Existing Home Sales.For manufacturing, August Industrial Production, and the September New York and Philly Fed surveys, will be released this week.The FOMC is expected to cut the Fed Funds rate 25bps on Wednesday, and the Fed's Q2 Flow of Funds report will be released on Friday.----- Monday, Sept 16th -----

8:30 AM ET: The New York Fed Empire State manufacturing survey for September. The consensus is for a reading of 4.9, up from 4.8.----- Tuesday, Sept 17th -----

9:15 AM: The Fed will release Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization for August.This graph shows industrial production since 1967.The consensus is for a 0.1% increase in Industrial Production, and for Capacity Utilization to be unchanged at 77.5%.10:00 AM: The September NAHB homebuilder survey. The consensus is for a reading of  66, unchanged from 66 in August. Any number above 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as good than poor.----- Wednesday, Sept 18th -----

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