What's coming up in the week ahead

The US dollar is struggling. Trump gave it a short-term lift on Thursday but it's going to need more help from somewhere to reverse the tide of selling.

Could it be the Fed? The big item is Janet Yellen's final FOMC decision but it's not the only thing on the economic calendar. Here's a day-by-day look.

Monday, Jan 29

  • PCE report

Tuesday, Jan 30

  • S&P Case-Shiller house price index
  • Conference Board consumer confidence

Wednesday, Jan 31

  • ADP employment
  • Chicago PMI
  • Pending home sales
  • FOMC decision (no forecasts, no press conference)

Thursday, Feb 1

  • Nonfarm productivity
  • Challenger job cuts
  • Initial jobless claims
  • Markit US PMI
  • Construction spending
  • ISM manufacturing
  • Autos sales

Friday, Feb 2

  • Nonfarm payrolls
  • Factory orders
  • U Mich consumer sentiment final

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