2021 Week 2 U.S. Economic Calendar

By January 3, 2021 January 5th, 2021 Econ News, Economic Calendar

Week 2 of the 2021 U.S. Economic Calendar highlights ISM Manufacturing Index for December, Employment Report for December, and more.

Here are your key economic updates for the week ahead, January 4 – January 8:

Monday, January 4

  • Construction Spending for November. The consensus is for a 0.9% increase in construction spending.

Tuesday, January 5

  • Corelogic House Price index for November.
  • ISM Manufacturing Index for December. The consensus is for the ISM to be at 56.5, down from 57.5 in November.

Wednesday, January 6

  • The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.
  • The ADP Employment Report for December. This report is for private payrolls only (no government). The report showed 307,000 jobs added in November.

Thursday, January 7

  • The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.
  • Trade Balance report for November from the Census Bureau.
  • The ISM non-Manufacturing Index for December will be released.

Friday, January 8

  • Employment Report for December.  There were 245 thousand jobs added in November, and the unemployment rate was at 6.7%.