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U.S. Trade Deficit Seen Narrowing Again — Data Week Ahead Update

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

 
DATE      TIME  RELEASE                    PERIOD     CONSENSUS    PREVIOUS 
          (ET) 
Wednesday 0815  ADP Jobs                    Nov      +150K   (8)   +125K 
          0945  Markit Services PMI         Nov       N/A           51.6* 
          1000  ISM Non-Mfg PMI             Nov       54.5   (19)   54.7 
Thursday  0830  Jobless Claims              Nov 30    215K   (15)   213K 
          0830  U.S. Trade Deficit          Oct      $48.5B  (18)  $52.45B 
          1000  Factory Orders              Oct      +0.3%   (15)  -0.6% 
Friday    0830  Nonfarm Payrolls            Nov      +187K   (20)  +128K 
          0830  Unemployment Rate           Nov       3.6%   (19)   3.6% 
          0830  Avg. Hourly Wages M/M**     Nov      +0.3%   (18)  +0.2% 
          0830  Avg. Hourly Wages Y/Y**     Nov      +3.0%   (12)  +3.0% 
          1000  Consumer Sentiment          Dec       96.5   (16)   96.8*** 
                  (Prelim) 
          1000  Wholesale Inventories       Oct      +0.2%   (9)   -0.4% 
          1500  Consumer Credit             Oct     +$13.5B  (7)  +$9.51B 
 
*Nov Flash Reading 
**All private-sector workers 
***End-Nov Reading 
 
(Figures in parentheses refer to number of economists surveyed.) 
 

Write to Donna Huneke at dataweekahead@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

December 02, 2019 14:08 ET (19:08 GMT)

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