Events for August 27, 2020

Loading Events

Events for August 27, 2020

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

8:30 am

Gross Domestic Product 2nd Release (8:30)

August 27 @ 8:30 am

A comprehensive measure of U.S. economic activity. GDP is the value of the goods and services produced in the United States. The growth rate of GDP is the most popular indicator of the nation's overall economic health.

Find out more »

Initial Claims (8:30)

August 27 @ 8:30 am

An initial claim is a claim filed by an unemployed individual after a separation from an employer. The claimant requests a determination of basic eligibility for the UI program. When an initial claim is filed with a state, certain programmatic activities take place and these result in activity counts including the count of initial claims. The count of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance is a leading economic indicator because it is an indication of emerging labor market conditions in the country. However, these are weekly administrative data which are difficult to seasonally adjust, making the series subject to some volatility.

Find out more »

10:00 am

Pending Home Sales Index (10:00)

August 27 @ 10:00 am

The Pending Home Sales Index, a leading indicator of housing activity, measures housing contract activity, and is based on signed real estate contracts for existing single-family homes, condos and co-ops. Because a home goes under contract a month or two before it is sold, the Pending Home Sales Index generally leads Existing Home Sales by a month or two.

Find out more »
+ Export Events