The consensus is for a 5.8% year-over-year increase in the Comp 20 index for January. The Zillow forecast is for the National Index to increase 5.6% year-over-year in January.
12:20 PM: Speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen, Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy, At the Economic Club of New York Luncheon, New York, New York
Wednesday, March 30th
7:00 AM ET: The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.
8:15 AM: The ADP Employment Report for March. This report is for private payrolls only (no government). The consensus is for 203,000 payroll jobs added in March, down from 214,000 in February.
Thursday, March 31st
8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 266 thousand initial claims, up from 265 thousand the previous week.
9:45 AM: Chicago Purchasing Managers Index for March. The consensus is for a reading of 50.3, up from 47.6 in February.
Friday, April 1st
8:30 AM: Employment Report for March. The consensus is for an increase of 210,000 non-farm payroll jobs added in March, down from the 242,000 non-farm payroll jobs added in February.
The consensus is for the unemployment rate to be unchanged at 4.9%.
This graph shows the year-over-year change in total non-farm employment since 1968.