by Calculated Risk on 1/05/2022 09:00:00 PM
o At 8:30 AM ET, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. Initial claims were 198 thousand last week.
o At 8:30 AM, Trade Balance report for November from the Census Bureau. The consensus is the trade deficit to be $70.0 billion. The U.S. trade deficit was at $67.1 billion in October.
o At 10:00 AM, the ISM Services Index for December.
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.