The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) in the US released data about 12 hours early:
Reuters reports that:
- "There has been an inadvertent release of some of BEA's personal consumption expenditure data for November as well as for previous months," the BEA said on its website. The data was part of the BEA's personal income and outlays report scheduled for release Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. ET. "BEA will take steps to ensure that this does not happen again and will take all appropriate action to safeguard economic data."
The BEA is part of the US Commerce Department. The chief ass-kicker there should be busy tomorrow.