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There are numerous corporate earnings and economic data releases this week.

IHS Markit


Micron Technology

report on Tuesday, followed by


on Wednesday and


and McCormick on Thursday.

Generac Holdings



also host investor days on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively.

Data out this week includes the Census Bureau’s durable goods report for August on Monday. The figures are seen as a decent proxy for business investment. New orders are seen gaining 0.6% last month, following a 0.1% decline in July.

Friday’s August personal income and spending report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis is expected to show a 0.3% rise in earnings and a 0.7% jump in spending. Those would compare with gains of 1.1% and 0.3%, respectively, in July.

Other data out this week include the Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index for September and S&P CoreLogic’s Case-Shiller National Home Price Index for July, both on Tuesday. Finally, the Census Bureau will report construction spending data for August on Friday.

Monday 9/27


holds a two-day investor meeting to discuss its energy and strategic outlook. The company recently changed its name from Total to reflect a further push into clean energy and also set a goal of net-zero emissions by 2050.

The Census Bureau releases the durable goods report for August. New orders for manufactured durable goods are expected to rise 0.6% month over month to $258.7 billion, after a 0.1% decline in July. Excluding transportation, new orders are seen gaining 0.5%, less than the previous 0.8% rate.

Tuesday 9/28

IHS Markit and Micron Technology report quarterly results.

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen deliver the keynote address at the 63rd National Association for Business Economics annual meeting. The theme of this year’s confab, which runs from Sept. 26 to Sept. 28, is “Shocks, Shifts, and the Emerging Economic Landscape.”

The Conference Board releases its Consumer Confidence Index for September. Consensus estimate is for a 114.5 reading, roughly even with the August figure.

S&P CoreLogic releases the Case-Shiller National Home Price Index for July. Economists forecast a 20% year-over-year jump, which would be the fourth consecutive monthly record increase for the index.

Wednesday 9/29

Cintas releases first-quarter fiscal-2022 results.

Generac Holdings hosts its 2021 investor day virtually. CEO Aaron Jagdfeld is among the management-team members who will discuss growth opportunities for the company.

The National Association of Realtors releases its Pending Home Sales Index for August. Expectations are for a 1% month-over-month rise, after a 1.8% dip in July.

Thursday 9/30


Jefferies Financial Group
McCormick, and


report earnings.

Intuit hosts its 2021 investor day virtually.


holds an investor event to discuss its ESG initiatives.

The Institute for Supply Management releases its Chicago Purchasing Manager’s Index for September. Economists forecast a 64.7 reading, about two points less than the August data.

Friday 10/1

The Bureau of Economic Analysis reports personal income and spending for August. Income is expected to rise 0.3% month over month, while spending is seen increasing 0.7%. This compares with gains of 1.1% and 0.3%, respectively, in July.

The Census Bureau reports construction spending data for August. Consensus estimate is for construction spending to rise 0.4% month over month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.58 trillion.

Write to Nicholas Jasinski at [email protected]


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