Here are the economic data highlights for this week, along with consensus predictions, via Bill McBride and the Financial Times. This week’s highlights include home sale and house price data. All times are Eastern Time.
Monday, November 25
10:00 AM: Pending Home Sales Index for October. The consensus is for a 1.1% increase in the index.
Tuesday, November 26
9:00 AM: FHFA House Price Index for September 2013… The consensus is for a 0.4% increase.
9:00 AM: S&P/Case-Shiller House Price Index for September… The consensus is for a 13.1% year-over-year increase in the Composite 20 index (NSA) for August.
Note: The Census Bureau has postponed housing starts data for October until December 18.
Wednesday, November 27
8:30 AM: Durable Goods Orders for October from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for a 2.0% decrease in durable goods orders.
Thursday, November 28
Markets closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Friday, November 29
Markets close early following the Thanksgiving Holiday.