Here’s a calendar for key financial market repports due out the week of March 16, 2009, with consensus forecasts.

DateCTRelease For Consensus/Prior

Mar 1607:30Empire ManufacturingMar-32.0-34.65

Mar 1608:00Net Long-Term TIC    JanNA$34.8B

Mar 1608:15Capacity UtilizationFeb71.1%72.0%

Mar 1608:15Industrial ProductionFeb-1.2%-1.8%

Mar 1707:30Building PermitsFeb510K531K

Mar 1707:30Core PPIFeb0.1%0.4%

Mar 1707:30Housing StartsFeb453K466K

Mar 1707:30PPIFeb   0.4%0.8%

Mar 1807:30Core CPIFeb0.1% 0.2%

Mar 1807:30CPIFeb0.3%0.3%

Mar 1807:30Current Account BalanceQ4-$136.7BNA

Mar 1809:30Crude Inventories03/13NA+749K

Mar 1813:15FOMC Rate DecisionNA0.00%

Mar 1907:30Initial Claims03/14NA654K

Mar 1909:00Leading IndicatorsFeb-0.6%0.4%

Mar 1909:00Philadelphia FedMar-40.0 -41.3