Retail Sales and Housing Starts on Tap -- Data Week Ahead

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

Forecasts were last updated Monday afternoon.

DATE      TIME  RELEASE                    PERIOD     CONSENSUS    PREVIOUS
          (ET)
Thursday  0830  Jobless Claims              Jul 11    1250K  (17)   1314K
          0830  Retail Sales                Jun      +5.2%   (22)  +17.7%
                  -- ex autos               Jun      +5.0%   (20)  +12.4%
          0830  Phila Fed Mfg Svy           Jul       20.0   (13)   27.5
          1000  Business Inventories        May      -2.3%   (15)  -1.3%
          1000  Housing Market Index        Jul       62     (14)   58
Friday    0830  Housing Starts              Jun       1.15M  (22)   0.974M
                  -- percent change         Jun      +18.1%         +4.3%
          0830  Building Permits            Jun       1.28M  (15)   1.22M
                  -- percent change         Jun      +4.9%         +14.4%
          1000  Consumer Sentiment          Jul       77.8   (20)   78.1*
                  (Prelim)

*June Final Reading


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

Write to Donna Huneke at dataweekahead@wsj.com


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