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Unemployment Rate Seen Unchanged -- Data Week Ahead12-29-17 2:18 PM EST

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

 
DATE       TIME  RELEASE                  PERIOD      CONSENSUS     PREVIOUS 
           (ET) 
Tuesday    0945  Markit Mfg PMI           Dec         N/A           55.0* 
Wednesday  1000  Construction Spending    Nov        +0.7%   (10)  +1.4% 
           1000  ISM Mfg PMI              Dec         57.9   (12)   58.2 
           N/A   Auto Sales               Dec         17.5M  (9)    17.48M 
Thursday   0815  ADP Jobs                 Dec        +189K   (4)   +190K 
           0830  Jobless Claims           Dec 30     +240K   (5)    245K 
           0945  Markit Services PMI      Dec         N/A           52.4* 
Friday     0830  U.S. Trade Deficit       Nov        $49.5B  (9)   $48.7B 
           0830  Nonfarm Payrolls         Dec        +180K   (14)  +228K 
           0830  Unemployment Rate        Dec         4.1%   (13)   4.1% 
           0830  Avg. Hourly Wages**      Dec        +0.3%   (11)  +0.19% 
           1000  ISM Non-Mfg PMI          Dec         57.6   (11)   57.4 
           1000  Factory Orders           Nov        +1.5%   (8)   -0.1% 
 
*Dec Flash Reading 
 
(Figures in parentheses refer to number of economists surveyed.) 
 

Write to Donna Huneke at dataweekahead@wsj.com

 

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December 29, 2017 14:18 ET (19:18 GMT)

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