Housing Starts, Permits Likely Slowed Due to Hurricanes -- 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

(ET)

Tuesday 0830 Import Prices Sep +0.6% (13) +0.6%

0915 Industrial Production Sep +0.3% (23) -0.9%

0915 Capacity Utilization Sep 76.3% (20) 76.1%

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1000 Housing Mkt Index Oct 65 (16) 64

Wednesday 0830 Housing Starts Sep 1.17M (25) 1.18M

-- percent change Sep -0.8% -0.8%

0830 Building Permits Sep 1.23M (15) 1.30M

-- percent change Sep -5.4% +5.7%

Thursday 0830 Jobless Claims Oct 14 239K (18) 243K

0830 Phila Fed Mfg Svy Oct 21.9 (15) 23.8

1000 Leading Index Sep +0.1% (13) +0.4%

Friday 1000 Existing Home Sales Sep 5.30M (25) 5.35M

-- percent change Sep -0.9% -1.7%

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

Write to Tim Merle at dataweekahead@wsj.com

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October 16, 2017 14:18 ET (18:18 GMT)