Housing Starts and Building Permits

Importance: Moderate.
Volatility: Moderate.
Published by: The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce
Release Time: 8:30 ET around the 16th of the month.
Coverage: Prior Month.

Housing Starts/Building Permits is a leading indicator of economic activity.

Event Fixed Income Equities Dollar
Housing Starts Up Bond Market Down Stock Market Up Little Impact
Housing Starts Down Bond Market Up Stock Market Down Little Impact