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The Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for August.
Economists forecast a $15 billion increase in total outstanding
consumer debt to $4.14 trillion, which would be an all-time
Levi Strauss, inventor of blue jeans, reports third quarter
Procter & Gamble holds its annual meeting of shareholders in
F ederal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at the 61st
annual meeting of the National Association for Business Economics
The National Federation of Independent Business releases its
Small Business Optimism Index for September. Consensus estimates
are for 102 reading, down from August's 103.1.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its producer price index
for September. Expectations are for a 0.1% increase in the PPI,
even with August's uptick. The core PPI, which excludes volatile
food and energy prices, is seen rising 0.2% after a 0.3% gain in
The Federal Open Market Committee releases minutes from its
mid-September meeting, when it cut the federal-funds rate a quarter
of a percentage point to 1.75%-2%.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its Job Openings and
Labor Turnover Survey for August. Economists forecast 7.25 million
job openings on the last business day of August, little changed
Delta Air Lines holds a conference call to discuss its September
Hormel Foods webcasts its 2019 Investor Day.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its consumer price index
for September. Core CPI is expected to jump 2.4% from the previous
year, even with August's level.
The Treasury Department is scheduled to release the Monthly
Treasury Statement for September, the last month of fiscal 2019.
Through the first 11 months of this fiscal year, the U.S. has run a
deficit of $1.07 trillion, compared with $898 billion in the same
period for fiscal 2018.
Fastenal reports quarterly results.
Raytheon and United Technologies hold special shareholder
meetings, in New York and Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., respectively,
to approve a merger of equals proposed in June. The combined firm,
to be called Raytheon Technologies, would be the second-largest
U.S. aerospace and defense contractor, with about $74 billion in
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