W Week Ahead

Week Ahead: Fed Closed Board Meeting, Scholz Goes to Moscow, Fed and ECB Speakers

14 February, 2022

Key Macro Events

🇪🇺 European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde participates in European Parliament debate on ECB’s 2020 Annual Report, followed by a Q&A session – Bloomberg (14)

🇩🇪 🇺🇦 Germany’s Scholz travels to Ukraine for talks with President Volodymyr Zelenskiy – Bloomberg (14)

🇺🇸 🇷🇺 🇺🇦 National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan to brief Congressional leaders, key House Senate committee chairs/ranking members on Ukraine/Russia (14)

🇺🇸 St. Louis Fed President James Bullard speaks on CNBC – Bloomberg (14)

🇺🇸 Fed Closed Board Meeting (14)

🇩🇪 🇷🇺 Scholz travels to Moscow for talks with Putin (15)

🇩🇪 Germany ZEW for February (15)

🇪🇺 Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau to speak on monetary policy at London School of Economics – Bloomberg (15)

🇺🇸 PPI for January (15)

🇺🇸 🇷🇺 🇺🇦 President Joe Biden told his counterparts about Moscow’s forces possibly launching an incursion in Ukraine from Feb. 16

🌎 🇪🇺 NATO defense ministers meet in Brussels – Bloomberg (from 16 to 17)

🇺🇸 Retail Sales for January (16)

🇺🇸 Industrial Production for January (16)

🇺🇸 Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari hosts town hall for United Natural Foods Inc. employees – Bloomberg (16)

🇺🇸 FOMC Minutes (16)

🌎 Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank governors hosted by Indonesia – Bloomberg (from 17 to 18)

🇪🇺 Governing Council member Pablo Hernández de Cos speaks on the ECB’s new monetary strategy at Bruegel event – Bloomberg (17)

🇪🇺 ECB Chief Economist Philip Lane joins MNI Webcast – Bloomberg (17)

🇺🇸 Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester speaks via videoconference at an event of the NYU Stern School of Business – Bloomberg (17)

🇺🇸 St. Louis Fed President James Bullard speaks at SGH Macro Advisors and Columbia University fireside chat – Bloomberg (17)

🇪🇺 ECB publishes its economic bulletin – Bloomberg (17)

🇪🇺 ECB Chief Economist Philip Lane joins an MNI webcast – Bloomberg (17)

🇺🇸 Housing Starts & Building Permits for January (17)

🇯🇵 CPI for January (18)

🇺🇸 U.S. Monetary Policy Forum: speakers in the annual conference to discuss U.S. monetary policy include Fed officials Charles Evans, Christopher Waller and Lael Brainard – Bloomberg (18)

🇪🇺 ECB Board Member Fabio Panetta also joins the forum’s panel discussion on central-bank digital currencies – Bloomberg (18)

🇺🇸 New York Fed President John Williams takes part in a virtual discussion on the economic outlook hosted by the New Jersey City University – Bloomberg (18)

🇺🇸 Existing Home Sales for January (18)




Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w6


What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w6 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here