Tuesday: Case-Shiller House Prices

by Calculated Risk on 1/24/2022 07:41:00 PM

• At 9:00 AM ET, FHFA House Price Index for November. This was originally a GSE only repeat sales, however there is also an expanded index.

• Also, at 9:00 AM, S&P/Case-Shiller House Price Index for November. The consensus is for a 18.0% year-over-year increase in the Comp 20 index.

• At 10:00 AM, Richmond Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for January.

• Also, at 10:00 AM, State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly) for December 2021

On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):

COVID Metrics
  Today Week
Percent fully Vaccinated 63.4% ≥70.0%1
Fully Vaccinated (millions) 210.5 ≥2321
New Cases per Day3 663,908 788,527 ≤5,0002
Hospitalized3 136,135 141,565 ≤3,0002
Deaths per Day3🚩 1,936 1,886 ≤502
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.

COVID-19 Positive Tests per DayClick on graph for larger image.

This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of positive tests reported.

New cases are now declining.
Unfortunately, deaths are still rising, but well below the previous 7-day average record of 3,421 in January 2021.

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