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.

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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