Existing Home Sales and New Home Sales 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.

The FOMC announcement 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.

Forecasts were last updated Monday afternoon.

Wednesday 1000  Existing Home Sales         Aug       5.87M  (29)   5.99M
                  -- percent change         Aug      -2.0%         +2.0%
Thursday  0830  Jobless Claims              Sep 18    320K   (21)   332K
          0945  Markit Flash Mfg PMI        Sep       61.7   (10)   61.1*
          0945  Markit Flash Services PMI   Sep       54.9   (8)    55.1*
          1000  Leading Index               Aug      +0.7%   (17)  +0.9%
          1100  Kansas City Fed Mfg Svy     Sep       30     (5)    29
                  Composite Index
Friday    1000  New Home Sales              Aug       720K   (29)   708K
                  -- percent change         Aug      +1.7%         +1.0%

*End-Aug Reading

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

Write to Donna Huneke at dataweekahead@wsj.com

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