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Housing Starts, Existing Home Sales on Tap — Data Week Ahead

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

The FOMC announcement is scheduled for Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. ET, followed by a press conference with Fed Chairman Jerome Powell at 2:30 p.m. ET.

 
DATE      TIME  RELEASE                    PERIOD     CONSENSUS    PREVIOUS 
          (ET) 
Monday    1000  Housing Mkt Index           Sep       75     (8)    75 
Tuesday   0830  Housing Starts              Aug       1.55M  (15)   1.534M 
                  -- percent change         Aug      +1.0%         -7.0% 
          0830  Building Permits            Aug       1.62M  (8)    1.635M 
                  -- percent change         Aug      -0.9%         +2.6% 
          0830  Current Account Balance     2Q      -$195.7B (4)  -$195.74B 
Wednesday 1000  Existing Home Sales         Aug       5.87M  (13)   5.99M 
                  -- percent change         Aug      -2.0%         +2.0% 
Thursday  0830  Jobless Claims              Sep 18    320K   (5)    332K 
          0945  Markit Flash Mfg PMI        Sep       61.5   (5)    61.1* 
          0945  Markit Flash Services PMI   Sep       54.7   (5)    55.1* 
          1000  Leading Index               Aug      +0.7%   (8)   +0.9% 
          1100  Kansas City Fed Mfg Svy     Sep       30     (3)    29 
                  Composite Index 
Friday    1000  New Home Sales              Aug       720K   (14)   708K 
                  -- percent change         Aug      +1.7%         +1.0% 
 
*End-Aug Reading 
 
(Figures in parentheses refer to number of economists surveyed.) 
 

Write to Donna Huneke at dataweekahead@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

September 17, 2021 14:14 ET (18:14 GMT)

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