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Thursday: Unemployment Claims, PPI

Summary:
Thursday:• At 8:30 AM ET, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 245 thousand initial claims, down from 250 thousand the previous week.• Also at 8:30 AM, The Producer Price Index for December from the BLS. The consensus is a 0.2% increase in PPI, and a 0.2% increase in core PPI.

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Thursday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 245 thousand initial claims, down from 250 thousand the previous week.

• Also at 8:30 AM, The Producer Price Index for December from the BLS. The consensus is a 0.2% increase in PPI, and a 0.2% increase in core PPI.
Bill McBride
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