by Calculated Risk on 2/24/2022 09:18:00 PM
o At 8:30 AM ET, Personal Income and Outlays for January. The consensus is for a 0.3% decrease in personal income, and for a 1.5% increase in personal spending. And for the Core PCE price index to increase 0.5%.
o Also, at 8:30 AM, Durable Goods Orders for January from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for a 0.7% increase in durable goods orders.
o At 10:00 AM, Pending Home Sales Index for January. The consensus is for a 0.5% increase in the index.
o Also, at 10:00 AM, University of Michigan’s Consumer sentiment index (Final for February). The consensus is for a reading of 61.7.
On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):
AgoGoalPercent fully Vaccinated64.8%—>=70.0%1Fully Vaccinated (millions)215.3—>=2321New Cases per Day375,208120,760<=5,0002Hospitalized353,98774,353<=3,0002Deaths per Day31,6742,062<=5021 Minimum to achieve “herd immunity” (estimated between 70% and 85%).
2my goals to stop daily posts,
37-day average for Cases, Currently Hospitalized, and Deaths
? Increasing 7-day average week-over-week for Cases, Hospitalized, and Deaths
? Goal met.
This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of deaths reported.