U.S. ECONOMIC CALENDAR
DECEMBER

DAY            DATE    CT         FOR          REPORT
Tuesday        22-Nov  9:00 a.m    Oct         Existing Home Sales
Wednesday      23-Nov  6:00 a.m  19-Nov        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:30 a.m    Oct         Durable Goods Orders
                       7:30 a.m  19-Nov        Jobless Claims
                       8:00 a.m    Sep         FHFA Housing Price Index
                       9:00 a.m    Nov         Michigan Sentiment - final
                       9:00 a.m    Oct         New Home Sales
                       9:30 a.m  19-Nov        Crude Inventories
                       9:30 a.m  19-Nov        Natural Gas Inventories
                       1:00 p.m   2-Nov        FOMC Minutes
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Poultry Slaughter
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Livestock Slaughter
Friday         25-Nov  7:30 a.m    Nov         Trade Balance
Tuesday        29-Nov  7:30 a.m     Q3         GDP - 2nd estimate
                       8:00 a.m    Sep         Case-Shiller 20 City Index
                       9:00 a.m    Nov         Consumer Confidence
Wednesday      30-Nov  6:00 a.m  26-Nov        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:15 a.m    Nov         ADP Employment Change
                       7:30 a.m    Oct         Personal Income and Spending
                       8:45 a.m    Nov         Chicago PMI
                       9:00 a.m    Oct         Pending Home Sales
                       9:30 a.m  26-Nov        Crude Inventories
                       1:00 p.m    Nov         Beige Book
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Ag Prices

Thursday       1-Dec   6:30 a.m    Nov         Challenger Job Cuts
                       7:30 a.m  26-Nov        Jobless Claims
                       9:00 a.m    Oct         Construction Spending
                       9:00 a.m    Nov         ISM Index
                       9:30 a.m  26-Nov        Natural Gas Inventories
                       1:00 p.m    Nov         Auto and Truck Sales
Friday         2-Dec   7:30 a.m    Nov         Nonfarm Payrolls
                       7:30 a.m    Nov         Unemployment Rate
                       7:30 a.m    Nov         Average Workweek
                       7:30 a.m    Nov         Hourly Earnings
Monday         5-Dec   9:00 a.m    Nov         ISM Services
Tuesday        6-Dec   7:30 a.m     Q3         Productivity -- revised
                       7:30 a.m    Oct         Trade Balance
                       9:00 a.m    Oct         Factory Orders
Wednesday      7-Dec   6:00 a.m   3-Dec        MBA Mortgage Index
                       9:30 a.m   3-Dec        Crude Inventories
                       2:00 p.m    Oct         Consumer Credit
Thursday       8-Dec   7:30 a.m   3-Dec        Jobless Claims
                       9:30 a.m   3-Dec        Natural Gas Inventories
Friday         9-Dec   9:00 a.m    Dec         Michigan Sentiment
                       9:00 a.m    Oct         Wholesale Inventories
                       11:00 a.m.              USDA Crop Production
                       11:00 a.m.              WASDE
Monday         12-Dec  1:00 p.m    Nov         Treasury Budget
Tuesday        13-Dec  7:30 a.m    Nov         Import/Export Prices
                       11:00 a.m.              USDA Wheat and Oil Crops Outlook
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Feed and Rice Outlook
Wednesday      14-Dec  6:00 a.m  10-Dec        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:30 a.m    Nov         Producer Price Index
                       7:30 a.m    Nov         Retail Sales
                       8:15 a.m    Nov         Industrial Production
                       8:15 a.m    Nov         Capacity Utilization
                       9:00 a.m    Oct         Business Inventories
                       9:30 a.m  10-Dec        Crude Inventories
                       1:00 p.m    Dec         FOMC Interest Rate Decision
Thursday       15-Dec  7:30 a.m  10-Dec        Jobless Claims
                       7:30 a.m    Nov         Consumer Price Index
                       7:30 a.m     Q3         Current Account Balance
                       7:30 a.m    Dec         Empire Manufacturing
                       7:30 a.m    Dec         Philadelphia Fed
                       9:00 a.m    Dec         NAHB Housing Market Index
                       9:30 a.m  10-Dec        Natural Gas Inventories
                       11:00 a.m.              USDA Livestock, Dairy and
                                               Poultry Outlook
Friday         16-Dec  7:30 a.m    Nov         Housing Starts
                       7:30 a.m    Nov         Building Permits
Tuesday        20-Dec  2:00 p.m.               USDA Milk Production
Wednesday      21-Dec  6:00 a.m  27-Dec        MBA Mortgage Index
                       9:00 a.m    Nov         Existing Home Sales
                       9:30 a.m  17-Dec        Crude Inventories
Thursday       22-Dec  7:30 a.m  17-Dec        Jobless Claims
                       7:30 a.m    Nov         Durable Goods Orders
                       7:30 a.m     Q3         GDP - 3rd estimate
                       7:30 a.m    Nov         PCE Prices
                       8:00 a.m    Oct         FHFA Housing Price Index
                       9:30 a.m  17-Dec        Natural Gas Inventories
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Poultry Slaughter
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Livestock Slaughter
Friday         23-Dec  9:00 a.m    Dec         Michigan Sentiment - final
                       9:00 a.m    Nov         New Home Sales
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Cattle On Feed
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Hogs and Pigs
Tuesday        27-Dec  8:00 a.m    Oct         Case-Shiller 20 City Index
                       9:00 a.m    Dec         Consumer Confidence
Wednesday      28-Dec  6:00 a.m  27-Dec        MBA Mortgage Index
                       9:00 a.m    Nov         Pending Home Sales
                       9:30 a.m  24-Dec        Crude Inventories
Thursday       29-Dec  7:30 a.m  24-Dec        Jobless Claims
                       9:30 a.m  24-Dec        Natural Gas Inventories
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Ag Prices
Friday         30-Dec  8:45 a.m    Dec         Chicago PMI