FAST FIVE: Key Events This Week: All Eyes On Jackson Hole
The key global events this week are summarized below.
The EIA crude oil inventory report is also due to be released.
As for data, the highlight will likely be the flash August PMIs in Europe, the US and Japan.
Tuesday, August 20 6:00 PM Fed Vice Chairman for Supervision Quarles (FOMC voter) speaks: Fed Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles will give a speech on community development in Salt Lake City.
Wednesday, August 21 10:00 AM Existing home sales, July (GS +3.0%, consensus +2.3%, last -1.7%): After declining by 1.7% in June, we estimate that existing home sales rose 3.0% in July.