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The Week Ahead Sees Lots of Fed Speak

1. Geopolitical Events. On Monday Federal Reserve Boston President Eric Rosengren will speak at 9:00 a.m. EST. Also on Monday Federal Reserve Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart will speak at 12:40 p.m. EST. On Wednesday President Elect Donald Trump will hold his first press conference in five months. On Thursday Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen will speak at 7:00 p.m. EST. Also, on Thursday Federal Reserve Chicago President Charles Evans will speak at 8:45 a.m. EST, along with Dallas President Robert Kaplan (no time specified) and St. Louis President James Bullard at 1:15 p.m. EST. On Friday Federal Reserve Philadelphia President Patrick Harker will speak at 9:30 a.m. EST.

2. Economic Releases. Releases of note this week include the weekly chain store sales, oil/gas numbers, mortgage applications, jobless claims and PPI, Retail Sales and Michigan Sentiment.

3. Earnings Releases. Notable releases include GPN AYI SNX PRGS MSM HAIN TSM DAL JPM WFC.

Monday, January 9:

Japanese markets are closed for trading.

Tuesday, January 10:

No events of note.

Wednesday, January 11:

President Elect Donald Trump holds his first press conference in five months.

The latest short interest data for NYSE and NASDAQ is due out after the close of trading. Data is through settlement of December 30th and trade date of December 27th.

Thursday, January 12:

Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen speaks to educators through a webcast.

Friday, January 13:

December PPI is due out at 8:30 a.m. EST and is expected to come in at 0.3% from 0.4%.

December Retail Sales are due out at 8:30 a.m. EST and are expected to rise to 0.7% from 0.1%.

January Michigan Sentiment is due out at 10:00 a.m. EST and is expected to rise to 98.8 from 98.2.

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