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

The following are forecasts for this week's remaining 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) 
Tuesday   0830  Housing Starts              Aug       1.55M  (31)   1.534M 
                  -- percent change         Aug      +1.0%         -7.0% 
          0830  Building Permits            Aug       1.60M  (20)   1.635M 
                  -- percent change         Aug      -2.1%         +2.6% 
          0830  Current Account Balance     2Q      -$190.6B (13) -$195.74B 
Wednesday 1000  Existing Home Sales         Aug       5.87M  (29)   5.99M 
                  -- percent change         Aug      -2.0%         +2.0% 
Thursday  0830  Jobless Claims              Sep 18    320K   (21)   332K 
          0945  Markit Flash Mfg PMI        Sep       61.7   (10)   61.1* 
          0945  Markit Flash Services PMI   Sep       54.9   (8)    55.1* 
          1000  Leading Index               Aug      +0.7%   (17)  +0.9% 
          1100  Kansas City Fed Mfg Svy     Sep       30     (5)    29 
                  Composite Index 
Friday    1000  New Home Sales              Aug       720K   (29)   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 20, 2021 14:19 ET (18:19 GMT)

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