Jump in Durable Goods Expected -- 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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DATE TIME RELEASE PERIOD CONSENSUS PREVIOUS

(ET)

Monday 1000 Housing Mkt Index Dec 70 (6) 70

Tuesday 0830 Housing Starts Nov 1.25M (9) 1.29M

-- percent change Nov -3.1% +13.7%

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0830 Building Permits Nov 1.26M (6) 1.30M

-- percent change Nov -3.1% +5.9%

0830 Current Account Balance 3Q -$115.0B (4) -$123.14B

Wednesday 1000 Existing Home Sales Nov 5.51M (10) 5.48M

-- percent change Nov +0.5% +2.0%

Thursday 0830 Jobless Claims Dec 16 230K (6) 225K

0830 Real GDP (3rd Reading) 3Q +3.3% (10) +3.3%*

0830 GDP Prices (3rd Reading) 3Q +2.1% (6) +2.1%*

0830 Phila Fed Mfg Svy Dec 20.0 (5) 22.7

1000 Leading Index Nov +0.4% (8) +1.2%

Friday 0830 Durable Goods Orders Nov +2.0% (9) -0.8%**

0830 Personal Income Nov +0.4% (11) +0.4%

0830 Consumer Spending Nov +0.4% (11) +0.3%

0830 Core PCE Prices Nov +0.1% (11) +0.2%

1000 New Home Sales Nov 650K (10) 685K

-- percent change Nov -5.1% +6.2%

1000 Consumer Sentiment Dec 97.0 (6) 96.8***

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1100 Kansas City Fed Mfg Svy Dec N/A 16

Composite Index

*3Q 2nd Reading

**Revised Figure

***Dec Prelim Reading

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

Write to Donna Huneke at dataweekahead@wsj.com

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December 15, 2017 14:15 ET (19:15 GMT)