Friday: June Personal Income and Outlays

Mortgage RatesFriday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, Personal Income and Outlays, June 2022. The consensus is for a 0.5% increase in personal income, and for a 0.9% increase in personal spending. And for the Core PCE price index to increase 0.5%.  PCE prices are expected to be up 6.6% YoY, and core PCE prices up 4.7% YoY.

• At 9:45 AM, Chicago Purchasing Managers Index for July.

• At 10:00 AM, University of Michigan’s Consumer sentiment index (Final for July). The consensus is for a reading of 51.1.

On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):

Hospitalizations have almost quadrupled from the lows in April 2022.

COVID Metrics
  Now Week
New Cases per Day2 126,272 127,478 ≤5,0001
Hospitalized2🚩 37,069 35,500 ≤3,0001
Deaths per Day2 364 382 ≤501
1my goals to stop daily posts,
27-day average for Cases, Currently Hospitalized, and Deaths
🚩 Increasing 7-day average week-over-week for Cases, Hospitalized, and Deaths
✅ Goal met.

COVID-19 Positive Tests per DayClick on graph for larger image.

This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of deaths reported.

Average daily deaths bottomed in July 2021 at 214 per day.