W Week Ahead

Week Ahead: FOMC Minutes, U.S. Retail Sales, China’s Top Legislative Body Meets

16 August, 2021

Summary Key Events

🇺🇸 Money managers with more than $100 million of U.S. traded equities must disclose their holdings by filing the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Form 13F – Bloomberg (from 16)

🇨🇳 China’s top legislative body, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, begins a four-day meeting in Beijing. It’s expected to impose an anti-sanction law on Hong Kong and Macau – Bloomberg (from 17 to 20)

🇨🇳 After the crackdown on Didi and WeChat, a new data privacy law toughening supervision on mobile apps will be among the bills considered by China’s top legislative body when it meets Tuesday through Friday – Nikkei (from 17 to 20)

🇺🇸 Retail Sales for July (17)

🇺🇸 Industrial Production for July (17)

🇺🇸 U.S. Fed Chair Jerome Powell hosts a town hall discussion with educators – Bloomberg (17)

🇺🇸 Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari will hold a town hall as part of the Pacific Northwest Economic Regional Annual Summit. He will take audience questions at the event, which will be livestreamed by the Fed bank – Bloomberg (17)

🇪🇺 EU home affairs ministers hold an extraordinary meeting to discuss the surge in unlawful migration from Belarus, and the Lithuanian border situation – Bloomberg (18)

🇬🇧 CPI for July (18)

🇺🇸 Housing Starts and Building Permits for July (18)

🇺🇸 FOMC Meeting Minutes (18)

🇳🇴 Norway’s Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen discusses the economic outlook at the annual Arendalsuka conference, shortly after the bank announces its rate decision – Bloomberg (19)

🇻🇪 Bloomberg presents a special TV show: “Inside Venezuela.” President Nicolas Maduro is interviewed on the show. (Originally scheduled for Aug. 13.) – Bloomberg (20)

🇺🇸 Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan discusses national and global economic issues, virtually, with Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport CEO Sean Donohue – Bloomberg (20)



Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w32

What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w32 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here