The consensus is for a 0.2% increase in Industrial Production, and for Capacity Utilization to increase to 74.9%.
Wednesday, May 18th
7:00 AM ET:The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.
During the day:The AIA's Architecture Billings Index for April (a leading indicator for commercial real estate).
2:00 PM:the Fed will release the FOMC Minutes for the meeting of April 26-27, 2016
Thursday, May 19th
8:30 AM:The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 275 thousand initial claims, down from 294 thousand the previous week.
8:30 AM:the Philly Fed manufacturing survey for May. The consensus is for a reading of 3.0, up from -1.6.
8:30 AM ET:Chicago Fed National Activity Index for April. This is a composite index of other data.
Friday, May 20th
10:00 AM:Existing Home Sales for April from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The consensus is for 5.40 million SAAR, up from 5.33 million in March.