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Today's Economic Data Docket - Lots Of Fed Chatter With Little Actual News

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Homebuilder sentiment and a few speeches from Fed officials. In general week to be quiet as market begins holiday wind-down.
 
10:00: Housing Market Index (April): Probably still low.This index continues to hang in the mid teens, where it has been for most of the past three years. Few expect much of a change this month.
Median forecast (of 39): 17; last 17.

10:00: Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart and Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher speak at event on “Making Monetary Policy in a Globalized World”.

11:00: POMO closes: nominal market reflating operation with Brian Sack buying just $1.5-$2.5 billion in long-dated bonds due 08/15/2028-02/15/2041

 
12:00: St. Louis Fed President James Bullard speaks on banking rules. He is not currently a voting member of the FOMC.
 
12:30: Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher on the US economic outlook. Mr. Fisher is a voting member of the FOMC this year.

From Goldman Sachs and Zero Hedge

 

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Mon, 04/18/2011 - 07:35 | 1179539 Crisismode
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Good news is good news.

Bad news is good news.

No news is . . . . . . ?

Mon, 04/18/2011 - 08:02 | 1179577 overmedicatedun...
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Mon, 04/18/2011 - 11:02 | 1180438 Atlas Shrieked
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ooops.  Altho we're talking S & P here, not the Fed.

Mon, 04/18/2011 - 15:45 | 1181534 Fascist Dictator
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In general week to be quiet as market begins holiday wind-down.

 

LOL...famous last words !?!?!?!?!

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