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Existing Home Sales Seen Up, New Home Sales Expected to Fall — Data Week Ahead

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

The FOMC statement 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 
Tuesday   1000  Existing Home Sales            Feb       4.16M  (7)    4.00M 
                  -- percent change            Feb      +4.0%         -0.7% 
Thursday  0830  Jobless Claims                 Mar 18    200K   (3)    192K 
          0830  Current Account Balance        4Q        N/A         -$217.11B 
          1000  New Home Sales                 Feb       649K   (7)    670K 
                  -- percent change            Feb      -3.1%         +7.2% 
          1100  Kansas City Fed Mfg Svy        Mar       N/A           0 
                  Composite Index 
Friday    0830  Durable Goods Orders           Feb      +0.7%   (6)   -4.5% 
          0945  S&P Global Flash U.S. Mfg PMI  Mar       47.0   (4)    47.3* 
          0945  S&P Global Flash U.S. Svcs PMI Mar       50.3   (3)    50.6* 
*End-Feb Reading 
 (Figures in parentheses refer to number of economists surveyed.) 

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(END) Dow Jones Newswires

March 17, 2023 14:17 ET (18:17 GMT)

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