The key economic report this week is the August Consumer Price Index (CPI).
All US markets will be closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday.
6:00 AM: NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for August.
3:00 PM: Consumer Credit from the Federal Reserve.
7:00 AM ET: The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.
This graph shows job openings (yellow line), hires (purple), Layoff, Discharges and other (red column), and Quits (light blue column) from the JOLTS.
Jobs openings increased in June to 5.889 million from 5.371 million in May.
The number of job openings (yellow) were down 18% year-over-year, and Quits were down 25% year-over-year.
8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The early consensus is for a 800 thousand initial claims, down from 881 thousand the previous week.
8:30 AM: The Producer Price Index for August from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.2% increase in PPI, and a 0.2% increase in core PPI.
8:30 AM: The Consumer Price Index for August from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.3% increase in CPI, and a 0.2% increase in core CPI.