by Calculated Risk on 2/07/2022 07:55:00 PM
From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: MBS Live Recap: Uneventfully Holding Near Long-Term Rate Highs
o At 6:00 AM ET, NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for January.
o At 8:30 AM, Trade Balance report for December from the Census Bureau. The consensus is the trade deficit to be $83.0 billion. The U.S. trade deficit was at $80.2 billion in November.
o At 11:00 AM, NY Fed: Q4 Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit
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.