Unemployment Rate Seen Down to 4.3% -- Data Week Ahead

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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. Forecasts were last updated on Monday afternoon.

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DATE TIME RELEASE PERIOD CONSENSUS PREVIOUS

(ET)

Thursday 0830 Jobless Claims Jul 29 241K (18) 244K

0945 Markit Services PMI Jul N/A 54.2*

1000 ISM Non-Mfg PMI Jul 57.0 (23) 57.4

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1000 Factory Orders Jun +3.0% (18) -0.8%

Friday 0830 Nonfarm Payrolls Jul +180K (25) +222K

0830 Unemployment Rate Jul 4.3% (24) 4.4%

0830 Avg. Hourly Wages** Jul +0.3% (19) +0.2%

0830 U.S. Trade Deficit Jun $44.1B (20) $46.5B

*July Flash 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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August 02, 2017 10:14 ET (14:14 GMT)