In addition to regular weekly reports such as the MBA Mortgage Applications Survey and the Fed Balance Sheet, this week will see the release of the monthly U.S. Treasury budget on Thursday at 2 p.m. EST. The Treasury budget provides an accounting of the government's surplus or deficit.
Also this week, Fed Presidents from several different Federal Reserve Banks are delivering speeches or participating in Q&As for various events around the country.
On Monday, January 8, at 12:40 p.m. ET, Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic is set to speak on "Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy" at the Rotary Club of Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia. The event will include an audience and media Q&A.
On Tuesday, January 9, at 10 a.m. ET, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari will participate in a moderated Q&A at Cargill Headquarters in Minnesota, with an audience Q&A.
On Wednesday, St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard will deliver a presentation on the "U.S. Economy and Monetary Policy" at the 2018 Economic Outlook event in St. Louis, with audience Q&A.
Here’s what else is in store in The Week Ahead:
- NFIB Small Business Optimism Index, Tuesday, 6 a.m. EST
- MBA Mortgage Applications Survey, Wednesday, 7 a.m. EST
- Jobless Claims, Thursday, 8:30 a.m. EST
- Fed Balance Sheet, Thursday, 4:30 p.m. EST
- Consumer Price Index, Friday, 8:30 p.m. EST