Video: Mark Rogers on the US Economy — Week of August 26, 2013

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

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Highlights:

  • Disappointing durable goods report 0.25
  • Manufacturing: News is mixed for August 1.42
  • Doves and Hawks agree: Fed tapering is data dependent 2.45
  • Pace of tapering also data dependent 3.26
  • Existing home sales vs. new home sales: What’s the difference? 3.55
  • Consumer confidence reports: What to look for? 5.25
  • Is there a risk of economic growth pivoting lower? 7.15
  • Characterizing personal income growth for the U.S. consumer 10.20
  • Second estimate for GDP growth: What to look for? 10.58