Durable Goods Orders Seen Rising -- 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

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Tuesday 0830 Housing Starts Nov 1.25M (20) 1.29M

-- percent change Nov -3.1% +13.7%

0830 Building Permits Nov 1.27M (12) 1.30M

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-- percent change Nov -2.3% +5.9%

0830 Current Account Balance 3Q -$116.0B (7) -$123.14B

Wednesday 1000 Existing Home Sales Nov 5.52M (21) 5.48M

-- percent change Nov +0.7% +2.0%

Thursday 0830 Jobless Claims Dec 16 230K (15) 225K

0830 Real GDP (3rd Reading) 3Q +3.3% (21) +3.3%*

0830 GDP Prices (3rd Reading) 3Q +2.1% (9) +2.1%*

0830 Phila Fed Mfg Svy Dec 21.3 (12) 22.7

1000 Leading Index Nov +0.4% (13) +1.2%

Friday 0830 Durable Goods Orders Nov +2.0% (21) -0.8%**

0830 Personal Income Nov +0.4% (23) +0.4%

0830 Consumer Spending Nov +0.4% (23) +0.3%

0830 Core PCE Prices Nov +0.1% (23) +0.2%

1000 New Home Sales Nov 651K (21) 685K

-- percent change Nov -5.0% +6.2%

1000 Consumer Sentiment Dec 97.1 (14) 96.8***

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1100 Kansas City Fed Mfg Svy Dec 17.0 (3) 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 18, 2017 14:10 ET (19:10 GMT)