U.S. ECONOMIC CALENDAR
SEPTEMBER

DAY            DATE    CT         FOR          REPORT
Thursday       30-Jul  7:30 a.m     Q2         Gross Domestic Product - adv
                       7:30 a.m  25-Jul        Jobless Claims
                       9:30 a.m  25-Jul        Natural Gas Inventories
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Ag Prices
Friday         31-Jul  7:30 a.m     Q2         Employment Cost Index
                       8:45 a.m    Jul         Chicago PMI
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Michigan Sentiment - final

Monday         3-Aug   7:30 a.m    Jun         Personal Income and Spending
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         ISM Index
                       9:00 a.m    Jun         Construction Spending
                       4:00 p.m    Jul         Auto and Truck Sales
Tuesday        4-Aug   9:00 a.m    Jun         Factory Orders
Wednesday      5-Aug   6:00 a.m   1-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:15 a.m    Jul         ADP Employment Change
                       7:30 a.m    Jun         Trade Balance
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         ISM Services
                       9:30 a.m   1-Aug        Crude Inventories
Thursday       6-Aug   6:30 a.m    Jul         Challenger Job Cuts
                       7:30 a.m   1-Aug        Jobless Claims
                       9:30 a.m   1-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories
Friday         7-Aug   7:30 a.m    Jul         Nonfarm Payrolls
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Unemployment Rate
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Hourly Earnings
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Average Workweek
                       2:00 p.m    Jun         Consumer Credit
Tuesday        11-Aug  7:30 a.m     Q2         Productivity - prelim
                       9:00 a.m    Jun         Wholesale Inventories
Wednesday      12-Aug  6:00 a.m   8-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       9:00 a.m    Jun         JOLTS - Job Openings
                       9:30 a.m   8-Aug        Crude Inventories
                       11:00 a.m.              USDA Crop Production
                       11:00 a.m.              WASDE
                       1:00 p.m    Jul         Treasury Budget
Thursday       13-Aug  7:30 a.m   8-Aug        Jobless Claims
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Import/Export Prices
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Retail Sales
                       9:00 a.m    Jun         Business Inventories
                       9:30 a.m   8-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories
Friday         14-Aug  7:30 a.m    Jul         Producer Price Index
                       8:15 a.m    Jul         Industrial Production
                       8:15 a.m    Jul         Capacity Utilization
                       9:00 a.m    Aug         Michigan Sentiment
                       11:00 a.m.              USDA Oil Crops and Wheat Outlook
                       11:00 a.m.              USDA Cotton and Wool Outlook
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Feed and Rice Outlook
Monday         17-Aug  7:30 a.m    Aug         Empire Manufacturing
                       9:00 a.m    Aug         NAHB Housing Market Index
                       3:00 p.m    Jun         Net Long-Term TIC Flows
Tuesday        18-Aug  7:30 a.m    Jul         Housing Starts
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Building Permits
                       11:00 a.m.              USDA Livestock, Dairy, Poultry
                                               Outlook
Wednesday      19-Aug  6:00 a.m  15-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Consumer Price Index
                       9:30 a.m  15-Aug        Crude Inventories
                       1:00 p.m  29-Jul        FOMC Minutes
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Milk Production
Thursday       20-Aug  9:00 a.m    Jul         Existing Home Sales
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Leading Indicators
                       9:00 a.m    Aug         Philadelphia Fed
                       9:30 a.m  15-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Livestock Slaughter
Friday         21-Aug  2:00 p.m.               USDA Cattle On Feed
Tuesday        25-Aug  8:00 a.m    Jun         Case-Shiller 20 City Index
                       8:00 a.m    Jun         FHFA Housing Price Index
                       9:00 a.m    Aug         Consumer Confidence
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         New Home Sales
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Poultry Slaughter
Wednesday      26-Aug  6:00 a.m  22-Aug        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:30 a.m    Jul         Durable Goods Orders
                       9:30 a.m  22-Aug        Crude Inventories
Thursday       27-Aug  7:30 a.m  22-Aug        Jobless Claims
                       7:30 a.m     Q2         GDP -- second estimate
                       9:00 a.m    Jul         Pending Home Sales
                       9:30 a.m  22-Aug        Natural Gas Inventories
                       2:00 p.m.               Outlook for US Ag Trade
Friday         28-Aug  7:30 a.m    Jul         Personal Income and Spending
                       9:00 a.m    Aug         Michigan Sentiment - final
Monday         31-Aug  8:45 a.m    Aug         Chicago PMI