2021 Week 21 U.S. Economic Calendar

Week 21 of the 2021 U.S. Economic Calendar highlights the mortgage purchase applications index, the initial weekly unemployment claims report, and more.

Monday, May 17

  • The May NAHB homebuilder survey will be posted, with a consensus of 83 unchanged from 83 last month.

Tuesday, May 18

  • Housing Starts for April.

Wednesday, May 19

  •  The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.

Thursday, May 20

  • The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released, with a consensus is for a decrease to 460 thousand from 473 thousand last week.

Friday, May 21

  • State Employment and Unemployment  for April 2021 will be released.
  • Existing Home Sales for April from the National Association of Realtors will be posted.