Weekly Outlook: Can Stocks Recover?

Following the worst opening week ever for U.S. equities markets, where do things go from here? The Fed’s first Beige Book release on Wednesday may give some clues. The measure of economic conditions in Fed districts comes as several Fed officials give several speeches this week.

 

Economic Calendar

Monday:

Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart speech 12:40 PM ET

Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Rob Kaplan speech 7:50 PM ET

 

Tuesday:

 
NFIB Small Business Optimism Index
6:00 AM ET

JOLTS 10:00 AM ET

Richmond Federal Reserve Bank President Jeffrey Lacker speech 3:15 PM ET

 

Wednesday:

Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren speech 7:45 AM ET

Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans speech 1:00 PM ET

Beige Book 2:00 PM ET

Treasury Budget 2:00 PM ET

 

Thursday:

St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard speech 8:15 AM ET

 

Friday:

Producer Price Index 8:30 AM ET

Retail Sales 8:30 AM ET

New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley speech 9:00 AM ET

 

Links:

Another shaky start for Asia’s stock markets (Quartz)

What’s behind China’s market volatility (NPR)

U.S. crude exports are boosting WTI (The Economist)

Economists pick Venezuela, Brazil for worst 2016 outlook (Bloomberg)

The market’s bad first week, by the numbers (CNBC)

Will the world fall into another economic crisis this year? (The Guardian)

Cash farm income is down. What does that mean? (Modern Farmer)

The do’s and don’ts of a market crash (Washington Post)

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