Video: Mark Rogers on the US Economy — Week of August 19, 2013

Econoday’s Mark Rogers provides a look at key economic announcements for the US this week.

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Highlights:

  • Fedspeak recap: Taper talk and whether good news is bad news 0.43
  • Impact of Thursday’s better-than-expected jobs report. 1.23
  • A look ahead on Wednesday’s FOMC Meeting 1.55
  • Predictions on Jackson Hole Conference on Thursday 3.05
  • What are the implications of Janet Yellen taking the lead at Jackson Hole? 5.50
  • What kind of a Fed chairman would Yellen be? 6.32
  • Could Yellen turn from dove to hawk as Fed chairman? 7.10
  • Other Fed chairman predictions. 7.30
  • Housing data: Predictions on existing home sales on Wednesday. 8.05
  • Wet weather in the East may have a big impact on home sale data… but don’t take it too seriously. 8.47
  • Soft housing starts dampened by wet weather as well. 10.45
  • Predictions on upcoming manufacturing data. 11.30
  • Would jobless claims staying steady or improving point to a tapering? 13.56