Housing Starts and Existing Home Sales Seen Rising -- 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              Oct 17    875K   (16)   898K
          1000  Existing Home Sales         Sep       6.37M  (19)   6.0M
                  -- percent change         Sep      +6.2%         +2.4%
          1000  Leading Index               Sep      +0.6%   (11)  +1.2%
          1100  Kansas City Fed Mfg Svy     Oct       N/A           11
                  Composite Index
Friday    0945  Markit Flash Mfg PMI        Oct       53.7   (4)    53.2*
          0945  Markit Flash Services PMI   Oct       55     (4)    54.6*

*End-Sep Reading

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

Write to Kristin Blakeslee at dataweekahead@wsj.com


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