Headline CPI Growth Seen Slowing in December -- 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

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Monday 1500 Consumer Credit Nov +$17.9B (3) +$20.52B

Tuesday 0600 Small Business Survey Dec 107.0 (3) 107.5

1000 Job Openings & Nov N/A 6.0M

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Labor Turnover

Wednesday 0830 Import Prices Dec +0.5% (6) +0.7%

1000 Wholesale Inventories Nov +0.7% (5) -0.5%

Thursday 0830 Jobless Claims Jan 6 245K (7) 250K

0830 Producer Price Index Dec +0.2% (10) +0.4%

-- ex food & energy Dec +0.2% (10) +0.3%

-- ex food, energy, trade Dec +0.3% (4) +0.4

1400 Monthly Federal Budget Dec N/A -$27.52B*

Friday 0830 Consumer Price Index M/M Dec +0.1% (13) +0.4%

-- ex food & energy M/M Dec +0.2% (13) +0.1%

0830 Consumer Price Index Y/Y Dec +2.1% (6) +2.2%

-- ex food & energy Y/Y Dec +1.7% (6) +1.7%

0830 Retail Sales Dec +0.4% (11) +0.8%

-- ex autos Dec +0.4% (10) +1.0%

1000 Business Inventories Nov +0.4% (8) -0.1%

*Dec 2016 Reading

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

Write to Donna Huneke at dataweekahead@wsj.com

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January 05, 2018 14:18 ET (19:18 GMT)