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March/April 2021  Economic Statistics
and Other Economic Influences

                Weekly Chain Store Sales*
                 Average Hourly Earnings*
                 API Weekly Gas/Oil Stockpiles Report*  **
Mortgage Applications  Data
                 EIA Weekly Report on Gas & Oil Stockpiles* (10a.m.)
                 Weekly Unemployment Report*
                  Weekly Mutual Fund Flows*
                   Natural Gas Storage Levels* (a.m.)

 *Except Holidays    ** As of 1/09         All Dates Subject to Change:
Sunday,  Mar 28     OVERNIGHT into US Mon. a.m. et:
        BoJ Summary of Opinions

        UK Nationwide Mar Housing Prices, Mortgage Approvals/Lending, BoE Feb Consumer Credit, M4 Money Supply 
Monday, Mar 29 Dallas Fed Mar Manufacturing Index
BoE FPC Dir of Financial Stability/Strategy/Risk (until 03/31) @Reuters Newsmaker (3pm bst)
Fed Gov Waller on Federal Reserve Independence @Peterson Institute (11am et)
US Treasury Auctions $57B 3-, & $54B 6-month Bills
    OVERNIGHT into US Tues. a.m. et:
        Japan Feb Unemployment Rate, Jobs/Applicants, Retail Sales
        EU, France, Germany, Italy, Spain Mar CPI/HICP

        Hong Kong Feb Retail Sales
        EU Mar Consumer/Economic/Industrial/Services Sentiment Surveys
        Tom Mutton (BoE Dir of FinTech) City & Financial Future Regulation of Cryptoassets V-Summit: "Towards a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC): Opportunities & Challenges" (9:30am gst)
        ECB MPC McCaul panelist @AON Global webinar (14:00 cet)
Tuesday Mar 30 Redbook weekly store sales snapshot
Fed V Ch Quarles on Financial Stability Board @Peterson Institute (9am et)
FHFA Jan House Price Index
S&P/CaseShiller Jan Home Price Index

Conference Board's Mar Consumer Confidence
US Treasury Auctions $40B reopened 42-day Bills
Demand Compensation & the Strength of Recoveries FRB Atlanta/MIT (11:45am et)
KC Fed Banking & Economy: Exploring a Central Bank Digital Currency (noon ct)
Fed Williams (2:30pm et) on Role Small Business Plays in Building Financial Resilience for the 50+ @State of the 50+ Entrepreneur Jt NY Fed/AARP V-Event  (2pm est)
API weekly crude data
BoE FPC/Dir of Data Collection, Moir- The BoE's Data Transformation plan (6pm)
Mexico Feb Fiscal Budget Balance
    OVERNIGHT into US Wed. a.m. et:
        So. Korea Feb Industrial/Manufacturing Production, Retail Sales
        Japan Feb Industrial Production
        Aussie Feb Building Permits, Private Sector Credit
        China NBS: Mar Manufacturing & non-Manufacturing/Composite PMI
        Thai Feb Industrial Production, Current Account, Private Consumption/Investment
        Japan Feb Housing Starts, Construction Orders
        UK BRC Shop Price Index
        Swiss ZEW March Conditions/Expectations Suvery
        German Feb Harmonized Unemployment, Mar Unemployment Rate/Change, Import Prices
        BoE Monthly Decision Maker Panel data (9:30am gst)
        UK 4Q20 GDP/Business Invesetment/current Account
        EU, Italy  Mar Core Inflation
Wed.      Mar 31 MBA weekly Mortgage Purchase/Refinance Applications
ADP March US Private Payroll Report
Brazil Jan Unemployment Rate, Feb Nominal Budget Balance/Debt-to-GDP Ratio
So. Africa Feb Trade Balance
Canada Jan GDP, Feb PPI/RMPI/IPPI, Raw Materials Prices
Chicago Mar PMI
SNB (Swiss) Quarterly Bulletin
NAR Feb Pending Home Sales
EIA weekly Petroleum/Gasoline/Distillates/Refineries Report
(10:30am et)
USDA Planting Plans
    OVERNIGHT into US Thurs. a.m. et:

       Aussie AiGrp Mar Manufacturing Index, Markit Mnftg PMI
       Japan Q1 Tankan Manufacturing/non-Maniufacturing Index/Outlook
       So. Korea Mar Trade Balance, Nikkei Mnftg PMI
       Aussie Feb Trade Balance, Home Loans, Retail Sales
       Japan Jibun Bank Mar Mnftg PMI
       Singapore Q1 URA Property Index
       Taiwan Mar Markit Mnftg PMI
       China Caixin Mar Mnftg PMI
       German Feb Retail Sales
       EU, France, Germany, Italy Mar Markit Mnftg PMI
       Russia Markit Mar Mnftg PMI
       UK Mar Markit/CIPS Mnftg PMI
       France Mar New Car Registrations
       Swiss Feb Retail Sales, Mar Inflation Rate, procure.ch Manufacturing PMI
       Brazil Q2 Interest Rate, Feb Industrial Production
Thurs.  April 01 Challenger Mar US Job Cuts
US weekly Initial Jobless Claims/Continuing Claims

Brazil Feb Industrial Production, Markit Mar Mnftg PMI
So. Africa Mar Total New Vehicle Sales
India Mar Trade Balance
Canada Feb Building Permits, Markit Mar Mnftg PMI
US Feb Construction Spending
Markit Mar US Manufacturing PMI
US Mar Manufacturing ISM/Prices/Employment/Orders/Shipments
EIA weekly Natural Gas Draws/Injections/Stockpiles Report
S.F. Fed sponsored V-Seminar on Climate Economics: The Food Problem & the Aggregate Productivity Consequences of Climate Change (11am et)
US Treasury Auctions 4-, & 8-week Bills (values announced mid-week)
Russia 4Q20 GDP
Baker-Hughes weekly US/No. Am. Total/Oil Rig Count (1pm et)
Fed's Harker hosts Philly Fed/Conference of State Bank Supervisors Jt FinTech Symposium (1pm thru 04/02)
Brazil Mar Trade Balance
FRB Atlanta/EMORY Seminar: Do Credit Conditions Move House Prices? (4pm et)
Dallas Fed's Kaplan-Global Perspectives w/Michael Beschloss, author "Presidents of War" (5pm)
    OVERNIGHT into US Fri. a.m. et:
        Thailand Jan + Feb Unemployment Rate
        India Mar Trade Balance
        Wards US March Vehicle Sales

Friday, April 02 BLS March UNEMPLOYMENT Rate/Change/Wages/Participation/Gov't/Mnftg 
Mar New York ISM Index
Fed's Bostic speaks
Good Friday: US Bond Markets Open Until Noon et
US Equity Markets Closed

Most Western Markets CLOSED for Good Friday
Sat.      April 03 Holy Saturday
Sun.      April 04 Easter Holiday
Passover Ends at Sundown
    OVERNIGHT into US Mon. a.m. et:

        Japan Jibun Bank March Services/Composite PMI
        India Markit March Manufacturing PMI
Mon.     April 05 US Markit March Services/Composite PMI
US Feb Factory Orders/Orders ex-Transportation
US March ISM non-Manufacturing Index/Employment/Prices/Orders/Shipments
Mexico Markit March Mnftg PMI
US Treasury Auctions $57B 3-, & $54B 6-month Bills
Easter Monday Holiday in most Western Markets, ex-US
ECB Pres Lagarde & Panetta
participate in IMF/World Bank Jt Spring V-Meetings
China Qingming Festival
   OVERNIGHT into US Tues. a.m. et:

       Japan Feb Household Spending, Avg Earnings
       Aussie ANZ Mar. Job Ads
       Caixin March China Services/Composite PMI
       RBA (Aussie) Interest Rate Decision

       Spain Mar Unemployment Rate/Change, Feb Tourist Arrivals
       Italy Jan & Feb Unemployment Rates
       UK Mar New Car Sales
       EU Feb Unemployment Rate/Change

Tues.,   April 06 Redbook weekly store sales snapshot
Brazil Mar. Markit Services/Composite PMI, Car Production/Registrations
JOLTS Feb US Job Openings & Quits
US March CPI
US Treasury Auctions $40B reopened 42-day Bills
IMF-World Bank Group Joint Spring V-Meeting (thru 11th)
'Conversations w/the Fed: PPP Liquidity Facility--Supporting American workers in a time of crisis' (1pm cdt)
API weekly Crude Supplies
    OVERNIGHT into US Wed. a.m. et:
        New Zealand Global Dairy Trade Price Index, NZIER Q1 Biz Confidence
        Aussie Markit Mar Services/Composite PMI, AiGrp Construction Index
        So. Korea Feb Current Account
        RBA (Aussie) releases Chart Pack
        RBI (India) Apr Interest Rate Decision/Reverse Repo Rate, Cash Reserve Ratio
        Markit March India Services/Composite PMI
        EU, France, Germany, Italy Markit March Services/Composite PMI
        China March Fx Reserves

        Taiwan March Fx Reserves
        UK Markit/CIPS March Services/Composite PMI
        Poland April Interest Rate Decision
        Mexico Jan Gross Fixed Investment
Wed.    April 07 MBA weekly Mortgage Purchase/Refinance Applications
US Feb Trade Balance

Canada Feb Trade Balance, Ivey March PMI
ECB Pres Lagarde & Panetta participate in G20 FinMins & Central Bank Governors V-Meeting
World Health Day: Global Perspectives on the Social Determinants of Health (10am et)
EIA weekly Petroleum/Gasoline/Distillates/Refineries Report (10:30am, w/e 04/02)
FedReserve Board/FedReserve Education/The Sadie Collective: Exploring Careers in Economics webinar (1pm et)
Minutes of 03/16--17 FOMC Meeting (2pm et)
US Feb Consumer Credit/Change
(3pm et)
Evening w/the Fed:COVID & the Economy-Then & Now (4pm edt)
Evening w/K.C. Fed webinar Series: 'How has COVID-19 impacted employment & future wages? Disruptions in Agriculture'  (5pm cdt) 
    OVERNIGHT into US Thurs. a.m. et:
       Japan Feb current Account, March & weekly Investments in Stocks, ETFs & Bonds
       Japan March Economic Watchers Survey, Consumer Confidence
      German Feb Factory Orders
       French Feb Trade Balance, Current Account
       EU, France, Germany, Italy, Spain March Construction PMI
       Taiwan March Wholesale Prices, Trade Balance (when will China consolidate?)
       UK March Construction PMI
       EU Feb PPI
       Mexico March Auto Production/Exports, CPI/Core CPI

       ECB publishes Account of March 10--11 MPC Meeting (13:30 cet)
Thurs.   April 08 US weekly Initial Jobless Claims/Continuing Claims
Mexico releases Minutes of Banco de Mexico Meeting
Richmond Fed on Campus: Effects of Climate Change on the US Economy & Financial Markets (10am edt)
EIA weekly Natural Gas Injections/Draws/Stockpiles (w/e 04/02; 10:30am et)
US Auctions 4-, & 8-week Bills (values announced mid-week)
Financing Education, Now & Into the Future (Richmond Fed 1pm edt)
K.C. Fed 'Road to Recovery: How will small business Survive & Thrive?' (2pm cdt)
Cleveland/Dallas Feds' Jt  'A Year of Crisis, and Now What?' (3pm edt)
    OVERNIGHT into US Fri. a.m. et:
        Aussie Feb Building Permits AiGroup March Services Index
        RBA Releases Financial Stability Review
        China March CPI + PPI

        Swiss March Unemployment Rate/Change
        German Feb Trade Balance, Current Account, Industrial Production
        UK March Halifax House Price Index, Fx Reserves
        Hong Kong March Fx Reserves
        ECB's de Guindos @Asociation Espanola de Empresas de Consultoria (AECEM)
        Mexico Feb Industrial Production
        India Mar Bank Loan & Deposit Growth
        BoE publishes Quarterly Bulletin (12pm bst)
Friday,  April 09 US March PPI/Core PPI
Canada Mar Unemployment Rate/Change
/Avg Earnings/Participation/Part-/Full-time
US Feb Wholesale Inventories
WASDE Report

Baker-Hughes weekly US/No.Am. Total/Oil  Rig Count (1pm et)
Fed Reserve releases Assets & Liabilities of Commercial Banks in US (4:15pm et)
Sat.,      April 10
                   04/21   Bk of Canada Meets
                   04/22   ECB Meets
                    04/27  BoJ Meets
             04/27--28   FOMC Meets
                   05/06   BoE Meets

*FOMC 2021 Voting Members:  Chairperson Jerome Powell, as of 02/05/18, and ALL members of the FOMC Board of Governors are permanent voters including: V.Ch. Randall Quarles, Lael Brainard, V.Ch. Richard Clarida, Bowman, Christopher Waller (confirmed 12/03/20), plus whomever is New York Fed Pres, currently John Williams. New, revolving Regional Fed Bank voters for 2021: Chicago Fed's Charles Evans, Richmond Fed's Thomas Barkin, Atlanta Fed's Raphael Bostic, S.F. Fed's Mary Daly. They replace Cleveland Fed's Mester, Philly Fed's Harker, Dallas Fed's Kaplan, Boston Fed's Rosengren, K.C. Fed's George, & Minneapolis Fed's Kashkari, who were voters in 2020. 
               * HICP used in Europe, means Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices