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GDP Will Be the Highlight This Week
We’re nearing the end of August—many investment professionals will be watching markets from the beach. The second revision to Q2 GDP will be out on Friday.
What Happened to KB Home’s Earnings in 2Q16?
KB Home’s net income came in at $15.6 million on a GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) basis, as compared to $9.6 million in 2Q15.
Brexit Will Overshadow Economic Data This Week
We do have some important economic data this week—personal income and spending, the third revision to first quarter GDP, and construction spending.
FOMC Meeting Looms Large This Week
The FOMC meets on July 26 and 27. Two weeks ago, it was a non-event. The market has been raising its estimates for the federal funds rate by the end of 2016.
Homebuilder Earnings and Housing Data on Tap this Week
This week is relatively data-light. However, a slew of reports will interest real estate investors.
Quiet Week between the Jobs Report and FOMC Meeting
The week after the jobs report usually doesn’t have much data—more or less, this week isn’t an exception. Earnings season kicks off this week.
Why Did the Jobs Report Shock Investors Last Week?
The shockingly weak jobs report on Friday dominated the week ending June 3. Non-farm payrolls only increased by 38,000.
2nd revision to 1Q16 GDP Will Be the Highlight of the Week
On Friday, May 27, we’ll get the second revision to 1Q16 GDP. Wall Street is forecasting the number to come in at 0.9%.
Week in Review: The FOMC Minutes Shocked the Bond Market
Last week, bond yields rose to 1.84% on the FOMC minutes. Note the Fed has set up the Market for rate hikes several times in the past couple of years only to get cold feet at the last moment.
Week in Review: Jobs Report Disappoints
The week ending May 6, 2016, was dominated by the jobs report on Friday. It was weaker than expected. The payroll growth was a measly 160,000.
Week Ahead: Retail Sales Will Dominate the Headlines
There will be a few important data points to ponder this week including job openings, retail sales, and inventory data.
A Data-Heavy Week Ahead, Dominated by Jobs Report
After an uneventful FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting last week where the Fed stood firm, all eyes turned to the jobs report this coming Friday, May 6.
Week Ahead: Job Openings Are the Highlight of a Data-Light Week
This week, investors will still be digesting the jobs report from last Friday. The biggest data points will be the JOLTS jobs report and retail sales.