Friday: Retail Sales, Industrial Production

• At 8:30 AM, Retail sales for July is scheduled to be released.  The consensus is for 1.8% increase in retail sales.

• At 9:15 AM, The Fed will release Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization for July. The consensus is for a 3.0% increase in Industrial Production, and for Capacity Utilization to increase to 70.2%.

• At 10:00 AM, University of Michigan’s Consumer sentiment index (Preliminary for August).