Week 3 of the 2021 U.S. Economic Calendar highlights the\u00a0Producer Price Index for December, Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, and more. Here are your key economic updates for the week ahead, January 11 - January 15: Monday, January 11 \tNo major economic releases scheduled. Tuesday, January 12 \tJob Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for November from the BLS. \tJobs openings increased in October to 6.652 million from 6.494 million in September. Wednesday, January 13 \tThe Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the\u00a0mortgage purchase applications index. \tThe Consumer Price Index for December\u00a0from the BLS. The consensus is for 0.4% increase in CPI, and a 0.1% increase in core CPI. Thursday, January 14 \t\u00a0The\u00a0initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released, with the consensus showing an increase to 850 thousand from 787 thousand last week. Friday, January 15 \tThe\u00a0Producer Price Index for December from the BLS will be posted. The consensus is for a 0.3% increase in PPI, and a 0.2% increase in core PPI. \tRetail sales\u00a0for December is scheduled to be released.