• At 7:00 AM ET, The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.
• At 8:00 AM, Discussion, Fed Chair Powell, Panel on Emerging Challenges for Central Bank Governors in a Digital World, At the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Summit 2022 (Virtual)
• At 10:00 AM, New Home Sales for February from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for 815 thousand SAAR, up from 801 thousand in January.
• During the day, The AIA’s Architecture Billings Index for February (a leading indicator for commercial real estate).
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.
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This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of deaths reported.
New cases, hospitalizations and deaths are now declining.