Weekly Outlook: CPI and Growth Forecasts

Market watchers and traders will be paying attention to Tuesday’s CPI report to see where the U.S. stands with inflation. Friday’s JOLTS report will give a closer look on jobs. Our top five reads for this week deal with China, OPEC’s dilemma and the trend of more women investing.

Economic Calendar

Tuesday

Consumer Price Index 8:30 AM ET; Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development global forecast

Wednesday 

Producer Price Index  8:30 AM ET; EIA Petroleum Status Report 10:30 AM ET

Thursday 

Fed Balance Sheet 4:30 PM ET

Friday 

JOLTS 10:00 AM ET

Five Stories to Read

Could rate increases slow U.S. growth? (Financial Times)

What a ruler for life may mean for China (Financial Times)

OPEC differs on price to compete with U.S. producers (Wall Street Journal)

The coming years will see more wealth transfer to women (The Economist)

A lost and found for U.S. retirement benefits may be coming (Bloomberg)

 

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