Economic Calendar

December 2016

Date Time Event Previous Forecast Actual
Thu 1 Dec 0:45 Federal Reserve Bank Board Member Jerome Powell, Speech      
  1:35 Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta J. Mester Speech      
  3:00 Fed''s Beige Book      
  6:30 AiG Performance of Mfg Index 50.9   54.2
  7:00 QV House Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +12.7%   +12.4%
  7:50 Capital Spending[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.1% -0.4% -1.3%
  7:50 Capital Spending excl Sftwre[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.1% -0.6% -1.4%
  8:30 Private Capital Expenditure[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] -5.4% -3.0% -4.0%
  9:00 PMI Manufacturing 51.2 51.0 51.7
  9:00 PMI Services 54.0   54.7
  9:30 Makoto Sakurai, Member of the Policy Board, Bank of Japan, Speech      
  9:45 Caixin Media Manufacturing PMI 51.2 51.0 50.9
  13:00 Vehicle Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.8%   +13.9%
  15:00 Nat''wide House prices[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0% +0.2% +0.1%
  15:00 Nat''wide House prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.6% +4.7% +4.4%
  16:15 Retail Sales (Real)[year-on-year(YoY)] -2.3% -2.2% -0.5%
  16:30 PMI Manufacturing 54.7 54.4 56.6
  16:30 Retail Sales - Value[year-on-year(YoY)] -4.1% -5.2% -2.9%
  17:00 PMI Manufacturing 53.7 53.7 53.7
  17:30 PMI Manufacturing 54.3 54.4 53.4
  18:00 Unemployment Rate 10.0% 10.0% 9.8%
  20:30 Challenger Job Cuts[year-on-year(YoY)] -39.1%   -13.0%
  21:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Steven Kaplan, Speech      
  21:30 Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta J. Mester Speech      
  21:30 Initial Jobless Claims 251K 253K 268K
  21:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 2.043M 2.033M 2.081M
  22:45 PMI Manufacturing 53.9 53.9 54.1
  23:00 ISM Manufacturing 51.9 52.5 53.2
  23:00 ISM Prices Paid 54.5 54.5 54.5
  23:00 Construction Output[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.4% +0.6% +0.5%
Fri 2 Dec 7:50 Monetary Base[year-on-year(YoY)] +22.1%   +21.5%
  8:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.3% +0.5%
  14:45 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.6% +0.3% 0.0%
  14:45 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.0% +1.8% +1.3%
  17:30 PMI Construction 52.6 52.2 52.8
  18:00 Producer Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.4% +0.8%
  18:00 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.5% -1.0% -0.4%
  21:30 Nonfarm Payrolls +161K +180K +178K
  21:30 Unemployment Rate 4.9% 4.9% 4.6%
  21:30 Manufacturing Payrolls -9K -2K -4K
  21:30 Average Hourly Earnings[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.2% -0.1%
  21:30 Average Hourly Earnings[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.8% +2.8% +2.5%
  21:30 Labor Productivity[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] -0.3% +1.0% +1.2%
  21:30 Net Change in Employment +43.9K -15.0K +10.7K
  21:30 Unemployment Rate 7.0% 7.0% 6.8%
  21:30 Participation Rate 65.8%   65.6%
  21:45 Federal Reserve Bank Board Member Lael Brainard, Speech      
Sat 3 Dec 2:00 Federal Reserve Bank Board Member Tarullo, Speech      
Sun 4 Dec          
Mon 5 Dec 6:30 AiG Performance of Service Index 50.5   51.1
  8:00 ANZ Commodity Price[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.7%   +2.7%
  8:01 BRC Shop Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.7%   -1.7%
  8:30 ANZ Job Advertisements[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.0%   +1.7%
  8:30 Company Operating Profit[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +6.9% +3.0% +1.0%
  8:30 Purchasing Managers Index 48.2   49.5
  9:45 Caixin Media non-Manufacturing PMI 52.4   53.1
  11:45 Bank of Japan Governor, Haruhiko Kuroda Speech      
  13:00 Consumer Confidence 42.3 42.8 40.9
  17:00 PMI Services 54.1 54.1 53.8
  17:00 PMI Composite 54.1 54.1 53.9
  17:30 Sentix Investor Confidence +13.1 +14.3 +10.0
  17:30 PMI Services 54.5 54.0 55.2
  18:00 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% +0.8% +1.1%
  18:00 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.1% +1.7% +2.4%
  21:30 Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley, Speech      
  22:25 Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech      
  22:45 PMI Services 54.7 54.8 54.6
  22:45 PMI Composite 54.9   54.9
  23:00 Labor Market Conditions Index +0.7 -0.2 +1.5
  23:00 ISM Non-Manf. Composite 54.8 55.5 57.2
Tue 6 Dec 3:05 Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard, Speech      
  8:00 Labor Cash Earnings[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.2% +0.2% +0.1%
  8:01 BRC Sales Like-For-Like[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.7% +1.7% +0.6%
  8:30 Current Account Balance A$ -15.5B A$ -13.5B A$ -11.4B
  11:30 RBA Interest Rate Decision 1.50% 1.50% 1.50%
  16:15 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% -0.1% -0.2%
  16:15 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.2% -0.2% -0.3%
  16:15 CPI - EU Harmonised[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% -0.1% -0.3%
  16:15 CPI - EU Harmonised[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.3% 0.0% -0.2%
  18:00 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.3% +0.3% +0.3%
  18:00 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6% +1.6% +1.7%
  21:30 Trade Balance $ -36.4B $ -42.0B $ -42.6B
  21:30 Nonfarm Productivity[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +3.1% +3.3% +3.1%
  21:30 Unit Labor Costs[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +0.3% +0.3% +0.7%
  21:30 International Merchandise Trade C$ -4.08B C$ -1.70B C$ -1.13B
  23:00 Factory Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +2.6% +2.7%
  23:00 Durable Goods Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] +4.8% +3.4% +4.6%
  23:00 Durables Goods Orders Ex Transportation[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.0% +0.5% +0.8%
  23:00 IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism 51.4 52.0 54.8
  23:00 Ivey Purchasing Managers Index 59.7 60.0 56.8
Wed 7 Dec 6:00 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Graeme Wheeler,Speech      
  6:30 AiG Perf of Construction Index 45.9   46.6
  8:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.5% -0.1% -0.5%
  8:30 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.3% +2.2% +1.8%
  9:30 Bank of Japan Deputy Governor, Kikuo Iwata, speech      
  13:00 Leading Index CI 100.3 101.4 101.0
  13:00 Coincident Index CI 112.7 114.1 113.9
  16:30 Halifax House Price[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.4% +0.2% +0.2%
  16:30 Halifax House Price[year-on-year(YoY)] +5.2% +5.9% +6.0%
  17:30 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.4% +0.2% -1.3%
  17:30 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.3% +0.5% -1.1%
  17:30 Manufacturing Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.2% -0.9%
  17:30 Manufacturing Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.2% +0.7% -0.4%
  20:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -9.4%   -0.7%
  23:00 JOLTs Job Openings 5486K 5500K 5534K
  23:00 NIESR GDP Estimate +0.4% +0.4% +0.4%
  23:00 Bank of Canada Rate Decision 0.50% 0.50% 0.50%
Thu 8 Dec 4:00 Net Consumer Credit $ +19.292B $ +18.650B $ +16.018B
  7:50 Balance of Payments - Current A/C ¥ +1821.0B ¥ +1545.0B ¥ +1719.9B
  7:50 Trade Balance - BOP Basis ¥ +642.4B ¥ +603.0B ¥ +587.6B
  7:50 Real Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.5% +0.5% +0.3%
  7:50 Real Gross Domestic Product[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +2.2% +2.3% +1.3%
  7:50 Nominal GDP[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.2% +0.2% +0.1%
  7:50 GDP Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.1% -0.1% -0.2%
  8:01 RICS House Prices +23% +26% +30%
  8:30 Trade Balance A$ -1.227B A$ -0.610B A$ -1.541B
  11:41 Trade Balance +3252.5¥ *B +3200.0¥ *B +2981.0¥ *B
  11:55 Trade Balance $ +49.06B $ +46.90B $ +44.61B
  12:30 Bankruptcies[year-on-year(YoY)] -7.95%   -2.53%
  13:00 Economy Watchers Survey: Current 46.2   48.6
  13:00 Economy Watchers Survey: Outlook 49.0   49.1
  20:45 ECB Interest Rate Decision 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
  20:45 ECB Interest Rate Decision [Lower bound] -0.40% -0.40% -0.40%
  20:45 ECB Interest Rate Decision [Upper bound] 0.25% 0.25% 0.25%
  21:15 Housing Starts 192K 191K 184K
  21:30 Initial Jobless Claims 268K 255K 258K
  21:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 2.081M 2.048M 2.005M
  21:30 ECB President Mario Draghi Press Conference      
  21:30 Capacity Utilization Ratio 80.0% 81.5% 81.9%
  21:30 New Housing Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.2% +0.4%
  21:30 New Housing Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.8% +2.8% +3.0%
  21:30 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] -7.0% +1.5% +8.7%
Fri 9 Dec 7:50 BSI Large All Industry[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.9   +3.0
  7:50 BSI Large Manufacturing[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +2.9   +7.5
  7:50 Japan Money Stock M2[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.7% +3.7% +4.0%
  7:50 Japan Money Stock M3[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.2% +3.2% +3.4%
  8:30 Home Loans[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.6% -1.0% -0.8%
  8:30 Investment Lending[month-on-month(MoM)] +4.6%   +0.7%
  9:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.1% +2.2% +2.3%
  9:30 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2% +2.3% +3.3%
  14:45 Unemployment Rate 3.2% 3.3% 3.3%
  14:45 Unemployment Rate s.a. 3.3% 3.3% 3.3%
  17:30 Trade Balance £ -12.698B £ -11.800B £ -9.711B
  17:45 Bank of Netherland Governor Klaas Knot,Speech      
  23:00 Wholesale Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.4% -0.4% -0.4%
  23:00 Wholesale Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.7% +1.4%
  23:00 U. of Michigan Confidence 93.8 94.5 98.0
Sat 10 Dec          
Sun 11 Dec          
Mon 12 Dec 7:50 Machinery Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] -3.3% +1.1%  
  7:50 Machinery Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.3% -4.9%  
  7:50 Domestic CGPI[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1% +0.3%  
  7:50 Domestic CGPI[year-on-year(YoY)] -2.7% -2.3%  
  8:01 Rightmove House Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.1%    
  8:01 Rightmove House Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.5%    
  12:30 Indices of Tertiary Industry Activity[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1% +0.3%  
  14:00 Machine Tool Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] -8.9%    
  17:00 Austria National Bank Governor Ewald Nowotny Speech      
Tue 13 Dec 3:00 Budget Statement $ -44.2B $ -99.5B  
  5:45 Manufacturing Activity[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +2.2%    
  8:30 NAB Business Conditions +6    
  8:30 NAB Business Confidence +4    
  8:30 House Price Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +2.0% +2.5%  
  8:30 House Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.1% +4.8%  
  10:00 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.1% +6.1%  
  10:00 Industrial Production (YTD)[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.0% +6.0%  
  10:00 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +10.0% +10.2%  
  10:00 Retail Sales (YTD)[year-on-year(YoY)] +10.3% +10.3%  
  10:00 Investment in Fixed Assets (Excluding Rural Households) (YTD)[year-on-year(YoY)] +8.3% +8.3%  
  16:30 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.5%    
  16:30 Producer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.4%    
  17:00 Governor of Bank of Estonia Ardo Hansson, Speech      
  17:30 Austria National Bank Governor Ewald Nowotny Speech      
  17:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.2%  
  17:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9% +1.1%  
  17:30 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2% +1.3%  
  17:30 Retail Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0% +0.2%  
  17:30 Retail Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.0% +2.1%  
  17:30 RPI (MoM)[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.2% +2.3%  
  17:30 PPI Input[month-on-month(MoM)] +4.6% -0.5%  
  17:30 PPI Input[year-on-year(YoY)] +12.2% +13.5%  
  17:30 PPI Output[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.2%  
  17:30 PPI Output[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.1% +2.5%  
  17:30 PPI Output Core[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.1%  
  17:30 PPI Output Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.9% +2.2%  
  17:30 ONS House Price[year-on-year(YoY)] +7.7% +7.2%  
  18:00 Employed labor force[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.4%    
  18:00 Employed labor force[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.4%    
  18:00 ZEW Survey (Econ. Sentiment) 15.8    
  19:00 NFIB Small Business Optimism 94.9 96.5  
  21:30 Import price index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5% -0.3%  
  21:30 Import price index[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.2% +0.1%  
Wed 14 Dec 7:30 Westpac Consumer Confidence Index 101.3    
  7:50 Tankan Large Manufacturers Index +6 +10  
  7:50 Tankan Large Manufacturing Outlook +6 +9  
  7:50 Tankan Non-Manufacturing +18 +19  
  7:50 Tankan Non-Manufacturing Outlook +16 +18  
  7:50 Tankan Large All Industry Capital Expenditure[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.3% +6.1%  
  8:30 New Motor Vehicle Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -2.4%    
  8:30 New Motor Vehicle Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2%    
  12:00 Tokyo Condominium Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.6%    
  12:30 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1%    
  12:30 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.3%    
  12:30 Capacity Utilization Ratio[year-on-year(YoY)] -2.0%    
  16:15 Producer & Import Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1%    
  16:15 Producer & Import Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.2%    
  17:30 Jobless Claims Change +9.8K +6.8K  
  17:30 Unemployment Rate 2.3% 2.3%  
  17:30 ILO Unemployment Rate (3mths) 4.8% 4.8%  
  18:00 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.8% +0.2%  
  18:00 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2% +1.0%  
  18:00 ZEW Survey (Expectations) +8.9    
  20:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -0.7%    
  21:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.8% +0.3%  
  21:30 Retail Sales Ex-Auto[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.8% +0.5%  
  21:30 Producer Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0% +0.1%  
  21:30 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.8% +0.9%  
  21:30 PPI Output Core[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% +0.2%  
  21:30 PPI Output Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2% +1.3%  
  21:30 House Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3%    
  21:30 House Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +11.8%    
  22:15 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0% -0.2%  
  22:15 Capacity Utilization Ratio 75.3% 75.1%  
  23:00 Business Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% -0.1%  
Thu 15 Dec 3:00 FOMC Rate Decision(Upper Bound) 0.50% 0.75%  
  3:00 FOMC Rate Decision(Lower Bound) 0.25% 0.50%  
  5:30 Business NZ PMI 55.2    
  8:00 Consumer Inflation Expectation +3.2%    
  8:30 Employed labor force +9.8K +17.5K  
  8:30 Unemployment Rate 5.6% 5.6%  
  8:30 Participation Rate 64.4%    
  14:00 Machine Tool Orders[year-on-year(YoY)]      
  15:00 EU 27 New Car Registrations[year-on-year(YoY)] 0.0%    
  16:30 Swiss National Bank Rate Decision -0.75%    
  17:00 PMI Manufacturing 53.7 53.6  
  17:00 PMI Services 53.8 53.7  
  17:00 PMI Composite 53.9 53.8  
  17:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.9% +0.2%  
  17:30 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +7.4% +5.8%  
  17:30 Retail Sales Ex Auto Fuel[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.0% 0.0%  
  17:30 Retail Sales Ex Auto Fuel[year-on-year(YoY)] +7.6% +6.1%  
  20:00 BOE Announces Rates 0.25% 0.25%  
  20:00 BOE Minutes      
  21:30 Current Account Balance $ -119.9B $ -111.0B  
  21:30 Empire Manufacturing +1.5 +2.6  
  21:30 Philadelphia Fed. +7.6 +9.0  
  21:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.2%  
  21:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6% +1.7%  
  21:30 CPI Core[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.2%  
  21:30 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.1% +2.2%  
  21:30 Initial Jobless Claims 258K    
  21:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 2.005M    
  21:30 Manufacturing Shipments[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.7%  
  22:00 Existing Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.4%    
  22:45 PMI Manufacturing 54.1    
  23:00 NAHB Housing Market Index 63 63  
Fri 16 Dec 5:00 Net TIC Flows $ -152.9B    
  5:00 Net Long-term TIC Flows $ -26.2B    
  8:00 ANZ Consumer Confidence Index 127.2    
  10:00 Non Resident Bond Holdings 63.9%    
  18:00 Trade Balance € +26.5B € +29.0B  
  18:00 Trade Balance sa € +24.9B    
  18:00 Labour Costs[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.0%    
  18:00 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% -0.1%  
  18:00 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.6% +0.6%  
  18:00 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.8% +0.8%  
  19:00 CBI Trends Total Orders -3 -5  
  21:30 Housing Starts 1.323M 1.230M  
  21:30 Housing Starts[month-on-month(MoM)] +25.5% -7.0%  
  21:30 Building Permits 1.229M 1.243M  
  21:30 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% -1.4%  
  21:30 International Securities Transactions C$ +11.77B    
Sat 17 Dec 1:30 Richmond Federal Reserve Bank President Jeffrey Lacker Speech      
Sun 18 Dec          
Mon 19 Dec 5:00 Westpac Consumer Confidence Index 108.0    
  5:45 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2%    
  7:50 Merchnds Trade Balance Total ¥ +496.2B    
  8:00 ANZ Business Conditions +20.5    
  16:30 Unemployment Rate 3.4%    
  18:00 Construction Output[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.9%    
  18:00 Construction Output[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.8%    
  22:45 PMI Services 54.6    
  22:45 PMI Composite 54.9    
Tue 20 Dec 5:45 Food Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.8%    
  8:30 RBA Minutes      
  15:00 Convenience Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.2%    
  15:00 Trade Balance +26.8*B francs    
  16:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2%    
  16:30 Balance of Payments - Current A/C HK$ +14.94B    
  17:00 Euro-Zone Current Account nsa € +29.8B    
  17:00 Euro-Zone Trade Balance sa € +25.3B    
  19:00 CBI Reported Sales +26    
  21:30 Wholesale Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.2%    
  *** BOJ Statement on Monetary Policy      
  *** BOJ interest rate decision (Policy-Rate Balance) -0.10    
Wed 21 Dec 5:45 Trade Balance NZ$ -0.846B    
  7:30 Westpac Leading Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.06%    
  8:00 DEWR Internet Skilled Vacancies[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.4%    
  10:00 Credit Card Spending[year-on-year(YoY)] +10.2%    
  12:30 All Industry Activity Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2%    
  16:00 M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.9%    
  17:30 Public Finances (PSNCR) £ -3.4B    
  17:30 PSNB ex Interventions £ +4.8B    
  20:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week]      
  23:00 Existing Home Sales 5.60M    
  23:00 Existing Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.0%    
  23:00 Consumer Confidence -6.1    
Thu 22 Dec 5:45 Current Account Balance NZ$ -0.945B    
  5:45 Current Account Deficit to GDP Ratio -2.9%    
  5:45 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.9%    
  5:45 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.6%    
  8:01 GfK Consumer Confidence Survey -8    
  10:00 M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +7.1%    
  17:00 ECB Bulletin      
  17:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.5%    
  17:30 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.3%    
  17:30 Current Account Balance £ -28.7B    
  17:30 Index of Services (3mth/3mth) +0.8%    
  17:30 Total Business Investment[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.9%    
  17:30 Total Business Investment[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.6%    
  21:30 Chicago Fed Nat Activity Index -0.08    
  21:30 Durable Goods Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] +4.6%    
  21:30 Durables Goods Orders Ex Transportation[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.8%    
  21:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +3.2%    
  21:30 Personal Consumption[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +2.8%    
  21:30 GDP Price Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.4%    
  21:30 PCE Core[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.7%    
  21:30 Initial Jobless Claims      
  21:30 Continuing Jobless Claims      
  21:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6%    
  21:30 Retail Sales Ex-Auto[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0%    
  21:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2%    
  21:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.5%    
  21:30 CPI Core[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2%    
  21:30 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.7%    
  22:00 House Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6%    
  23:00 Personal Income[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6%    
  23:00 Personal Spending[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3%    
  23:00 PCE Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.4%    
  23:00 PCE Core Deflator[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1%    
  23:00 PCE Core Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.7%    
  23:00 Leading Indicators[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1%    
Fri 23 Dec *** The Emperor''s Birthday      
  0:00 Kansas City Fed Manf. Activity +1    
  16:00 KOF Leading Indicator 102.2    
  21:30 Gross Domestic Product[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3%    
  23:00 New Home Sales 563K    
  23:00 New Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.9%    
  23:00 U. of Michigan Confidence 98.0    
Sat 24 Dec          
Sun 25 Dec *** Christmas Day      
Mon 26 Dec *** Substitute Public Holiday for Christmas Day      
  *** Boxing Day      
  *** Christmas Day      
  *** St. Stephen's Day      
  7:50 Corp Service Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.5%    
  7:50 Bank of Japan Releases Minutes from Oct30- Nov1 Monetary Policy Meeting      
  13:00 Leading Index CI 101.0    
  13:00 Coincident Index CI 113.9    
Tue 27 Dec *** Substitute Public Holiday for Christmas Day      
  *** Boxing Day      
  *** Substitute Public Holiday for Boxing Day      
  7:30 Unemployment Rate 3.0%    
  7:30 Job-To-Applicant Ratio 1.40    
  7:30 Household Spending[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.4%    
  7:30 National Consumer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.1%    
  7:30 Natl CPI Ex-Fresh Food[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.4%    
  7:30 Natl CPI Ex Food, Energy[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.2%    
  7:30 Tokyo CPI[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.5%    
  7:30 Tokyo CPI Ex-Fresh Food[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.4%    
  7:30 Tokyo CPI Ex Food, Energy[year-on-year(YoY)] 0.0%    
  9:30 Industry profits[year-on-year(YoY)] +9.8%    
  13:00 SME Business Sentiment Index 48.3    
  13:00 Annualized Housing Starts 983K    
  13:00 Housing Starts[year-on-year(YoY)] +13.7%    
  13:00 Construction Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +15.2%    
  22:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind 191.78    
  22:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.37%    
  22:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind[year-on-year(YoY)] +5.08%    
  23:00 Consumer Confidence 107.1    
  23:00 Richmond Fed Manufact. Index +4    
  23:30 Dallas Fed Manf. Activity +10.2    
Wed 28 Dec 7:50 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)]      
  7:50 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)]      
  7:50 Retail Sales Value[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.1%    
  7:50 Department Store and Supermarket Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.0%    
  12:00 Vehicle Production[year-on-year(YoY)] -3.9%    
  15:00 UBS Consumption Indicator 1.49    
  20:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week]      
  23:00 Pending Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1%    
  23:00 Pending Home Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.2%    
Thu 29 Dec 7:50 Bank of Japan Releases Minutes from Dec19-20 Monetary Policy Meeting      
  16:30 Trade Balance HK$ -37.2B    
  17:00 M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.4%    
  21:30 Wholesale Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.4%    
  21:30 Initial Jobless Claims      
  21:30 Continuing Jobless Claims      
Fri 30 Dec 8:30 Private Sector Credit[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5%    
  8:30 Private Sector Credit[year-on-year(YoY)] +5.3%    
  22:45 Chicago Purchasing Manager 57.6    
  *** M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +8.1%    
Sat 31 Dec          
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