by Calculated Risk on 1/25/2022 08:59:00 PM
o At 7:00 AM ET, The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.
o At 10:00 AM, New Home Sales for December from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for 760 thousand SAAR, up from 744 thousand in November.
o At 2:00 PM, FOMC Meeting Statement. The FOMC is expected to announce the final asset purchases.
o At 2:30 PM, Fed Chair Jerome Powell holds a press briefing following the FOMC announcement.
On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):
Percent fully Vaccinated
Fully Vaccinated (millions)
New Cases per Day3
Deaths per Day3?
1 Minimum to achieve “herd immunity” (estimated between 70% and 85%).
2my goals to stop daily posts,
37-day average for Cases, Currently Hospitalized, and Deaths
? Increasing 7-day average week-over-week for Cases, Hospitalized, and Deaths
? Goal met.
This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of positive tests reported.