by Calculated Risk on 2/14/2022 08:12:00 PM
From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Rates Jump Back Up to The Highs
o At 8:30 AM ET, The Producer Price Index for December from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.5% increase in PPI, and a 0.5% increase in core PPI.
o Also, at 8:30 AM: The New York Fed Empire State manufacturing survey for February. The consensus is for a reading of 12.0, up from -0.7.
On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):
AgoGoalPercent fully Vaccinated64.4%—>=70.0%1Fully Vaccinated (millions)214.0—>=2321New Cases per Day3161,197287,209<=5,0002Hospitalized381,007111,402<=3,0002Deaths per Day32,1962,339<=5021 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.