FMI Weekly Data Preview: August 18-22

posted by Michael Lewis on August 18, 2014

Found in US, categorized in Growth Outlook and Business Cycle

Tags: National Association of Home Builders sentiment index FOMC CPI

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For the rest of the week, Fed-related events will get the most attention, though they may not offer much in the way of news.


FMI’s Preview of this week’s major data reports. The week began well with this morning National Association of Home Builders sentiment index which rose +2 points to 55 in August, its third straight monthly gain the best level since January.

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Mike Lewis founded Free Market Inc. (FMI) in 1982 as a full-service economic consulting firm, providing insights and in-depth data analysis primarily for institutional money managers and corporate planning directors.

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