New Home Sales Seen Down -- 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 0945 Markit Flash Mfg PMI May 52.9 (3) 52.8*

0945 Markit Flash Services PMI May 53.0 (3) 53.1*

1000 New Home Sales Apr 615K (24) 621K

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-- percent change Apr -1.0% +5.8%

1000 Richmond Fed Mfg Svy May N/A 20

Wednesday 1000 Existing Home Sales Apr 5.65M (24) 5.71M

-- percent change Apr -1.1% +4.4%

Thursday 0830 Jobless Claims May 20 237K (18) 232K

1100 Kansas City Fed Mfg Svy May 10 (3) 7

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Friday 0830 Durable Goods Orders Apr -1.8% (23) +0.9%**

0830 Real GDP (2nd Reading) Q1 +0.8% (23) +0.7%***

0830 GDP Prices (2nd Reading) Q1 +2.3% (10) +2.3%***

1000 Consumer Sentiment May 97.5 (18) 97.7****

(Final)

*End-April Reading

**Revised Figure

***Q1 1st Reading

****May Preliminary Reading

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

Write to Donna Huneke at dataweekahead@wsj.com

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May 22, 2017 14:05 ET (18:05 GMT)