There will be a few economic reports of interest in this holiday-shortened week, including the ISM Manufacturing Index on Friday and Jobless Claims on Wednesday. Otherwise, this “boxing week,” as the British call it, should be a quiet one. All markets will be closed Thursday, Jan. 1. The recommended closing time for bond markets on Wednesday, New Year’s Eve, is 2 p.m.
What follows are calendar highlights for the week. (All times are Eastern Standard Time; forecasts by analysts/economists polled by Zacks Investment Research.)
Monday, Dec. 29
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey, 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 30
S&P Case-Shiller HPI, 9 a.m.
Consumer Confidence, 10 a.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 31
Jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.
Chicago PMI, 9:45 a.m.
Pending Home Sales, 10 a.m.
EIA Petroleum Status Report, 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1
All markets closed
Friday, Jan. 2
PMI Manufacturing Index 8:58 a.m.
ISM Manufacturing Index, 10 a.m.
Construction Spending, 10 a.m.
Best wishes and Happy New Year!
The Money and Markets Team