Last week’s jobs report was so-so. This week, Congress hears from the Fed boss.
Last week was a bit of an all-you-can-eat buffet of economic news. This week, no more buffet line. We go on a data diet.
The likely centerpiece of this week’s offerings is January retail sales from the Commerce Department, due at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday.
After roaring like a lion last week, the sound of economic data in the week ahead could be more like crickets.