Calculated Risk: Thursday: Trade Deficit, Unemployment Claims
by Calculated Risk on 8/03/2022 09:17:00 PM
• At 8:30 AM ET, Trade Balance report for June from the Census Bureau. The consensus is the trade deficit to be $80.1 billion. The U.S. trade deficit was at $85.5 Billion the previous month.
• Also at 8:30 AM, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 265 thousand up from 256 thousand last week.
On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):
|New Cases per Day2||119,034||126,812||≤5,0001|
|Deaths per Day2||387||396||≤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.
Click 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.