Decline in Payroll Growth Expected Following Hurricanes -- 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.

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Forecasts were last updated on Monday afternoon.

DATE TIME RELEASE PERIOD CONSENSUS PREVIOUS

(ET)

Thursday 0830 Jobless Claims Sep 30 270K (16) 272K

0830 U.S. Trade Deficit Aug $42.7B (21) $43.7B

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1000 Factory Orders Aug +1.0% (19) -3.3%

Friday 0830 Nonfarm Payrolls Sep +80K (24) +156K

0830 Unemployment Rate Sep 4.4% (24) 4.4%

0830 Avg. Hourly Wages* Sep +0.3% (17) +0.1%

1000 Wholesale Inventories Aug +1.0% (11) +0.6%

1500 Consumer Credit Aug +$15.0B (7) +$18.5B

*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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October 04, 2017 10:14 ET (14:14 GMT)