Market focuses on second-quarter GDP
Evan McDaniel | firstname.lastname@example.org
Today's economic calendar will focus on the second-quarter GDP report at 8:30 a.m. ET.
The consensus forecast calls for a reading of 1.2 percent, a decline from the first quarter's 1.9 percent. Estimates range from 0.9 percent to 2.24 percent.
The GDP price index is expected to come in at 1.6 percent, down from the 2 percent print in the previous quarter. The range of estimates for this figure is 1.2 percent to 2.2 percent.
Consumer sentiment for July will be released at 9:55 a.m. ET. The number is expected to remain unchanged from June at 72, within an estimated range of 71 to 75.
Jobs, manufacturing data on agenda
May 1, 2013
Macroeconomic data is back in focus today, with reports on employment, manufacturing, and the Federal Reserve's monetary policy on the calendar.
Durable goods, earnings on calendar
April 24, 2013
Today's event calendar focuses on durable-goods orders, while corporate results continue their heavy flow. Aerospace giant Boeing and auto maker Ford are the biggest earnings report this morning.
Overseas data, housing on calendar
April 23, 2013
Trading sentiment could be affected by purchasing managers index numbers from China, Germany, France, and the Eurozone. Housing data dominates today's U.S. data.