by Calculated Risk on 1/11/2022 07:11:00 PM
o At 7:00 AM ET, The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.
o At 8:30 AM, The Consumer Price Index for December from the BLS. The consensus is for 0.5% increase in CPI, and a 0.5% increase in core CPI.
On COVID (focus on hospitalizations and deaths):
|Percent fully Vaccinated||62.6%||—||>=70.0%1|
|Fully Vaccinated (millions)||207.8||—||>=2321|
|New Cases per Day3?||750,996||509,446||<=5,0002|
|Deaths per Day3?||1,633||1,163||<=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.
This graph shows the daily (columns) and 7-day average (line) of positive tests reported.