Economic calendar, April 29 – May 3

TIME (ET) REPORT PERIOD ACTUAL FORECAST PREVIOUS
MONDAY, APRIL 29
8:30 am Personal income March 0.4% 0.2%
8:30 am Consumer spending March 0.8% 0.1% (Jan.)
8:30 am Core inflation March 0.1% 0.1% (Jan.)
TUESDAY, APRIL 30
8:30 am Employment cost index Q1 0.7% 0.7%
9 am Case-Shiller house price index Feb. 4.3%
9:45 am Chicago PMI April 58.7
10 am Consumer confidence index April 126.6 124.1
10 am Pending home sales index March -1.0%
WEDNESDAY,MAY 1
8:15 am ADP employment April 120,000
9:45 am Markit manufacturing PMI April 52.4
10 am ISM manufacturing index April 54.8% 55.3%
10 am Construction spending March -0.2% 1.0%
2 pm FOMC statement 2.25-2.5% 2.25-2.5%
2:30 pm Jerome Powell press conference
Varies Motor vehicle sales April 16.9mln 17.5mln
THURSDAY, MAY 2
8:30 am Weekly jobless claims 4/27 218,000 230,000
8:30 am Productivity Q1 2.8% 1.9%
8:30 am Unit labor costs Q1 0.7% 2.0%
10 am Factory orders March 1.6% -0.5%
FRIDAY, MAY 3
8:30 am Nonfarm payrolls April 190,000 196,000
8:30 am Unemployment rate April 3.8% 3.8%
8:30 am Average hourly earnings April 0.2% 0.1%
8:30 am Advance trade in goods (new date) March $73.0bln N/A
9:45 am Markit services PMI April 52.9
10 am ISM nonmanufacturing index April 57.5% 56.1%

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