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U.S. Week Ahead: GDP, Conference Board's consumer confidence

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 01:54

Feb. 24 - After an improvement in consumer sentiment from TR/University of Michigan, Reuters Reporter Leah Schnurr says economists expect the Conference Board's consumer confidence index to increase on Tuesday.

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-- is fury US week ahead revised reading -- US economic growth in the fourth quarter of last year. Economists polled by Reuters say GDP grew at a rate of two point 8%. That's -- pick up from the one point 8% growth rate in Q3. After -- slight improvement in consumers' sentiment data from Thomson Reuters University of Michigan on Friday. Economists -- expecting the conference board's consumer confidence index. We'll also see a game on Tuesday Reuters reporter early yes nurse says investors will be watching to see a higher gas prices are starting to. It consumers. Market is expecting 63 which is a bit of a rise over the last month. I think the main thing I'm looking for is to see whether the rising gasoline prices started to hit consumers yet. More weather is the improvement in the job market is upsetting at this point. Other important economic data coming out next week include pending home sales on Monday durable goods in case Shiller home price on Tuesday here later that we get ISM manufacturing Chicago PMI initial claims personal income. In February US autos sales. -- just read the housing market went Lowe's reports its quarterly results on Monday. Runners reporter Don yes Gary options as light -- larger rival Home Depot sales at the second largest home improvement chain should benefit from a warm winter. That pull forward some spring demands. All funny earnings agenda fourth quarter earnings results from FirstEnergy Southwestern Energy Office Depot. Staples AutoZone Kroger and half ago. And finally this big at the White House next week on Wednesday President Obama -- his First Lady will honor members of the armed forces and their families. Their service to their country that's your week ahead -- rush out there this is writers.

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U.S. Week Ahead: GDP, Conference Board's consumer confidence

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 01:54