Clarksville, TN – Next week, the mid-month economic data will help fill in the picture of where the economy stands in the third quarter.
Many of the reports have market-moving potential, but future Fed policy decisions are seen as being driven more by the employment figures.
|Last||Last Week||YTD return %|
Consumer Money Rates
|Dollars per British Pound||1.556||1.566|
|Dollars per Euro||1.339||1.237|
|Japanese Yen per Dollar||96.360||78.450|
|Canadian Dollars per Dollar||1.031||0.994|
|Mexican Peso per Dollar||12.622||13.176|
|10-year municipal (TEY)||4.63||4.52|
Treasury Yield Curve – 08/09/2013
S&P Sector Performance (YTD) – 08/09/2013
|Retail Sales (July)|
|Producer Price Index (July)|
|Consumer Price Index (July)
Industrial Production (July)
|Building Permits, Housing Starts (July)|
|Existing Home Sales (July)
FOMC Minutes (July 30th-31st)
|New Home Sales (July)|
|Consumer Confidence (August)|
|Real GDP (2Q13, 2nd estimate)|
|Labor Day Holiday (markets closed)|
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Tax Equiv Muni yields (TEY) assume a 35% tax rate on triple-A rated, tax-exempt insured revenue bonds.
The information contained herein has been obtained from sources considered reliable, but we do not guarantee that the foregoing material is accurate or complete. Data source: Bloomberg, as of close of business August 8th, 2013.