Week 17 of the 2021 U.S. Economic Calendar highlights the\u00a0mortgage purchase applications index, new Home Sales for March from the Census Bureau will be released, and more. Monday, April 19 \tNo major economic releases scheduled for this day. Tuesday, April 20 \tNo major economic releases scheduled for this day. Wednesday, April 21 \tThe Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the\u00a0mortgage purchase applications index. Thursday, April 22 \tThe initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.\u00a0 The consensus calls\u00a0for a increase to 625 thousand from 576 thousand last week. \tExisting Home Sales for March from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) will be release. \tThe Kansas City Fed manufacturing survey for April will be released. Friday, April 23 \tNew Home Sales for March from the Census Bureau will be released.