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Friday: Retail Sales, Industrial Production, NY Fed Mfg, PPI

Summary:
Friday:• At 8:30 AM ET, Retail sales for December is scheduled to be released.  The consensus is for a 0.2% decrease in retail sales.• Also at 8:30 AM, The Producer Price Index for December from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.3% increase in PPI, and a 0.2% increase in core PPI.• Also at 8:30 AM, The New York Fed Empire State manufacturing survey for January. The consensus is for a reading of 5.5, up from 4.9.• At 9:15 AM, The Fed will release Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization for December. The consensus is for a 0.4% increase in Industrial Production, and for Capacity Utilization to increase to 73.5%.• At 10:00 AM, University of Michigan's Consumer sentiment index (Preliminary for January).

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Friday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, Retail sales for December is scheduled to be released.  The consensus is for a 0.2% decrease in retail sales.

• Also at 8:30 AM, The Producer Price Index for December from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.3% increase in PPI, and a 0.2% increase in core PPI.

• Also at 8:30 AM, The New York Fed Empire State manufacturing survey for January. The consensus is for a reading of 5.5, up from 4.9.

• At 9:15 AM, The Fed will release Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization for December. The consensus is for a 0.4% increase in Industrial Production, and for Capacity Utilization to increase to 73.5%.

• At 10:00 AM, University of Michigan's Consumer sentiment index (Preliminary for January).

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