by Calculated Risk on 9/21/2021 09:00:00 PM
o At 7:00 AM ET, The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.
o During the day, The AIA’s Architecture Billings Index for August (a leading indicator for commercial real estate).
o At 10:00 AM, Existing Home Sales for August from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The consensus is for 5.81 million SAAR, down from 5.99 million in July.
o At 2:00 PM, FOMC Meeting Announcement. See FOMC Preview: Tapering “Advance Notice” Likely
o At 2:00 PM, FOMC Forecasts This will include the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) participants’ projections of the appropriate target federal funds rate along with the quarterly economic projections.
o At 2:30 PM, Fed Chair Jerome Powell holds a press briefing following the FOMC announcement.