Mortgage, energy data lead calendar
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Mortgage applications and oil inventories are the only events on today's agenda.
MBA will release the loan data at 7 a.m. ET, and the Energy Department will announce the change in energy stockpiles at 10:30 a.m. ET. Both reports come every week and generally have little impact on trading.
The calendar is more active tomorrow, with retail sales and weekly jobless claims scheduled for 8:30 a.m. ET. Consumer sentiment will be reported on Friday.
The schedule accelerates next week, with the Federal Reserve's interest-rate announcement, European economic data, and regional Fed reports.
Cramer: Fed hike risks contagion
March 11, 2015
Just like 2007, we are again at a moment when the economy looks strong and employment growth is coming back. And the topic once again is whether we need to raise rates before the economy overheats.
Cramer: Who wins from job data?
March 9, 2015
So many people are worried about a rate increase that unless you buy the stocks that MOST benefit from it--the banks--you will shed gains every time there is speculation that a rate hike is coming,