Industrial Production Seen Up -- Data Week Ahead

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   0830  NY Empire St Fed Mfg Svy    Jan       18.5   (6)    18.0
Wednesday 0915  Industrial Production       Dec      +0.5%   (12)  +0.2%
          0915  Capacity Utilization        Dec       77.3%  (12)   77.1%
          1000  Housing Mkt Index           Jan       72     (8)    74
Thursday  0830  Jobless Claims              Jan 13    250K   (8)    261K
          0830  Phila Fed Mfg Svy           Jan       24.0   (6)    26.2
          0830  Housing Starts              Dec       1.29M  (12)   1.30M
                  -- percent change         Dec      -0.8%         +3.3%
          0830  Building Permits            Dec       1.28M  (7)    1.30M
                  -- percent change         Dec      -1.5%         -1.4%
Friday    1000  Consumer Sentiment          Jan       96.9   (8)    95.9*
                 (Preliminary)

*End-December Reading

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

Write to Donna Huneke at dataweekahead@wsj.com


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