Retail Sales Seen Up Again -- 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.

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)

Thursday 0830 Jobless Claims Dec 9 235K (17) 236K

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0830 Retail Sales Nov +0.3% (23) +0.2%

-- ex autos Nov +0.7% (22) +0.1%

0830 Import Prices Nov +0.7% (12) +0.2%

0945 Markit Flash Mfg PMI Dec 53.8 (4) 53.9*

0945 Markit Flash Services PMI Dec 54.4 (3) 54.5*

1000 Business Inventories Oct -0.1% (14) +0.0%

Friday 0830 NY Empire St Mfg Svy Dec 18.0 (13) 19.4

0915 Industrial Production Nov +0.3% (21) +0.9%

0915 Capacity Utilization Nov 77.2% (17) 77.0%

*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 13, 2017 10:14 ET (15:14 GMT)