by Calculated Risk on 1/13/2022 08:16:00 PM
o At 8:30 AM ET, Retail sales for December is scheduled to be released. The consensus is for a 0.1% decrease in retail sales.
o At 9:15 AM, The Fed will release Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization for December. The consensus is for a 0.3% increase in Industrial Production, and for Capacity Utilization to increase to 77.0%.
o At 10:00 AM, University of Michigan’s Consumer sentiment index (Preliminary for January).
And on COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):
Percent fully Vaccinated
Fully Vaccinated (millions)
New Cases per Day3?
Deaths per Day3?
1 Minimum to achieve “herd immunity” (estimated between 70% and 85%).
2my goals to stop daily posts,
37-day average for Cases, Currently Hospitalized, and Deaths
? Increasing 7-day average week-over-week for Cases, Hospitalized, and Deaths
? Goal met.
This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of positive tests reported.