This Week: All About Consumers


8:30 AM The Consumer Price Index is expected to have risen just 0.1% in October with the prices slowing to 3.3% year-over-year

8:30 AM Core CPI is expected to rise 0.3% in October with year-over-year prices holding at 4.1%

6:50 PM Japan’s economy is expected to contract 0.6% in the third quarter


2:00 AM UK’s inflation rate is expected to slow big time to 4.8% in October, down from 6.7% the prior month

7:00 AM Mortgage demand and rates

8:30 AM Producer prices are expected to have risen 0.1% in October increasing prices yea-over-year by 2.3%

8:30 AM Core PPI is expected to have risen 0.2% with year-over-year price growth holding at 2.7%

8:30 AM Retail sales are expected to have fallen 0.1% in October


8:30 AM Initial jobless claims are expected to rise to 219k

12:00 PM Mortgage rates


8:30 AM Building permits are expected to have fallen 1.4% in October

8:30 AM Housing starts are expected to have fallen 1.0% in October