Nonfarm Payrolls Seen Up 179K -- 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 Aug 26 236K (17) 234K

0830 Personal Income Jul +0.3% (24) +0.0%

0830 Consumer Spending Jul +0.4% (23) +0.1%

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0830 Core PCE Prices Jul +0.1% (21) +0.1%

0945 Chicago PMI Aug 58.0 (10) 58.9

1000 Pending Home Sales Jul +0.4% (10) +1.5%

Friday 0830 Nonfarm Payrolls Aug +179K (25) +209K

0830 Unemployment Rate Aug 4.3% (24) 4.3%

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

0945 Markit Mfg PMI Aug 52.7 (3) 52.5**

1000 ISM Mfg PMI Aug 56.2 (21) 56.3

1000 Construction Spending Jul +0.6% (17) -1.3%

1000 Consumer Sentiment Aug 97.3 (17) 97.6***

(Final)

N/A Auto Sales Aug 16.6M (17) 16.7M

*All private-sector workers

**Aug Flash Reading

***Aug Preliminary Reading

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

Write to Tim Merle at dataweekahead@wsj.com

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August 30, 2017 10:14 ET (14:14 GMT)