W Week Ahead

Week Ahead: Jackson Hole, U.S. Data, PMIs

23 August, 2021
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Summary Key Events

🇯🇵 🇪🇺 🇬🇧 🇺🇸 Markit PMIs for August: Japan, Eurozone,U.K., U.S. (23)

🇺🇸 Existing Home Sales for July (23)

🇺🇸 Kamala Harris arrives in Vietnam, the first American vice president to visit the country since the war ended in 1975. She’ll meet with political leaders and business groups – Bloomberg (24)

🇺🇸 New Home Sales for August (24)

🇩🇪 Germany IFO business climate for August (25)

🇺🇸 Durable Goods Orders for July (25)

🇰🇷 Bank of Korea policy decision; briefing by Governor Lee Ju-yeol (26)

🇺🇸 The Kansas City Fed hosts its annual Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposiumin Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park. Fed Chair Jerome Powell may signal when the Fed plans to start scaling back stimulus on Aug. 27 – Bloomberg (from 26 to 28) ➡ It’s time to taper.

🇺🇸 Fed Presidents Raphael Bostic (Atlanta), Patrick Harker (Philadelphia), Robert Kaplan (Dallas), James Bullard (St. Louis) and Loretta Mester (Cleveland) will all be interviewed by Bloomberg at Jackson Hole – Bloomberg (27)

Earnings

Previews

Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w33

What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w33 (Bloomberg)


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