Consumer Price Index Seen Up Again -- Data Week Ahead

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The following are forecasts for next week's U.S. data from a survey compiled by The Wall Street Journal.

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The FOMC meeting statement is scheduled for release Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. ET, followed by a press conference with Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen at 2:30 p.m. ET.

DATE TIME RELEASE PERIOD CONSENSUS PREVIOUS

(ET)

Monday 1000 Job Openings & Oct N/A 6.1M

Labor Turnover

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Tuesday 0600 NFIB Small Business Svy Nov 104.0 (3) 103.8

0830 Producer Price Index Nov +0.3% (7) +0.4%

-- ex food & energy Nov +0.2% (7) +0.4%

-- ex food, energy, trade Nov +0.2% (3) +0.2%

1400 Monthly Federal Budget Nov -$132.5B (4) -$136.65B*

Wednesday 0830 Consumer Price Index M/M Nov +0.4% (10) +0.1%

-- ex food & energy M/M Nov +0.2% (10) +0.2%

0830 Consumer Price Index Y/Y Nov +2.2% (7) +2.0%

-- ex food & energy Y/Y Nov +1.8% (7) +1.8%

Thursday 0830 Jobless Claims Dec 9 237K (6) 236K

0830 Retail Sales Nov +0.3% (9) +0.2%

-- ex autos Nov +0.6% (9) +0.1%

0830 Import Prices Nov +0.7% (5) +0.2%

0945 Markit Flash Mfg PMI Dec 53.5 (3) 53.9**

0945 Markit Flash Services PMI Dec N/A 54.5**

1000 Business Inventories Oct -0.1% (7) +0.0%

Friday 0830 NY Empire St Mfg Svy Dec 16.5 (4) 19.4

0915 Industrial Production Nov +0.3% (8) +0.9%

0915 Capacity Utilization Nov 77.2% (8) 77.0%

*Nov 2016 Reading

**End-Nov Reading

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

Write to Donna Huneke at dataweekahead@wsj.com

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December 08, 2017 14:23 ET (19:23 GMT)