Economic Indicators: The Week Ahead

The week ahead: July 22–26

Monday: Existing-home sales, National Association of Realtors

Tuesday: No major reports scheduled

Wednesday: New home sales, U.S. Census Bureau

Thursday: Durable goods orders, U.S. Census Bureau

Friday: Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index, final monthly release

 

Index/Market

Close as of 7/19

Week (%)

YTD (%)

Dow Jones Industrial Average

15,543.7

0.5

18.6

Nasdaq

3,587.6

-0.3

18.8

S&P 500 Index

1,692.1

0.7

20.7

MSCI EAFE Index

1,733.5

1.3

8.1

Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index

1,806.8

0.7

-2.0

Bank of America Merrill Lynch U.S. High Yield Master II Index

990.6

1.3

4.1

Barclays Municipal Bond Index

972.4

-0.2

-3.4

10–Year U.S. Treasuries (Yield)

2.47%

-4.3

45.3

Oil ($/barrel)

108.5

2.4

18.2

Gold ($/oz)

1,296.1

0.8

-22.6

Equity data reflect price changes, not total return.

Source: Morningstar
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