Hike in Nonfarm Payrolls Expected -- Data Week Ahead Update

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The following are forecasts for this week's remaining U.S. data from a survey compiled by The Wall Street Journal.

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DATE TIME RELEASE PERIOD CONSENSUS PREVIOUS

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Tuesday N/A Auto Sales Apr 17.2M (22) 16.6M

Wednesday 0815 ADP Jobs Apr +175K (11) +263K

0945 Markit Services PMI Apr 52.5 (4) 52.5*

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1000 ISM Non-Mfg PMI Apr 55.6 (26) 55.2

Thursday 0830 Jobless Claims Apr 29 248K (20) 257K

0830 U.S. Trade Deficit Mar $44.5B (25) $43.6B

0830 Productivity (Prelim) Q1 -0.2% (24) +1.3%**

0830 Unit Labor Costs (Prelim) Q1 +2.7% (23) +1.7%**

1000 Factory Orders Mar +0.4% (21) +1.0%

Friday 0830 Nonfarm Payrolls Apr +188K (28) +98K

0830 Unemployment Rate Apr 4.6% (27) 4.5%

0830 Avg. Hourly Wages*** Apr +0.3% (22) +0.19%

1500 Consumer Credit Mar +$13.0B (7) +$15.2B

*April Flash Reading

**Q4 Revised Reading

***All private-sector workers

(Figures in parentheses refer to number of economists surveyed.)

Write to Donna Huneke at dataweekahead@wsj.com

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May 01, 2017 14:11 ET (18:11 GMT)