Week 50 of the 2020 U.S. Economic Calendar highlights Consumer Credit from the Federal Reserve, the initial weekly unemployment claims report, and more. Here are your key economic updates for the week ahead, December 7 - December 11: Monday, December 7 \tConsumer Credit from the Federal Reserve will be released. Tuesday, December 8 \tOptimism Index for November will be released . Wednesday, December 8 \t\u00a0The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the\u00a0mortgage purchase applications index. Thursday, December 10 \tThe initial weekly unemployment claims\u00a0report will be released. The consensus is for 700,000 initial claims, down from 712,000 last week. \tThe Consumer Price Index for November from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.1% increase in CPI, and a 0.2% increase in core CPI. Friday, December 11 \tThe Producer Price Index for November from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.2% increase in PPI, and a 0.2% increase in core PPI.