Housing Starts, Building Permits Seen Slightly Down -- Data Week Ahead Update

Date : 06/17/2019 @ 7:29PM
Source : Dow Jones News

Housing Starts, Building Permits Seen Slightly Down -- 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.

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.

DATE      TIME  RELEASE                    PERIOD     CONSENSUS    PREVIOUS 
Tuesday   0830  Housing Starts              May       1.23M  (22)   1.235M 
                  -- percent change         May      -0.4%         +5.7% 
          0830  Building Permits            May       1.29M  (13)   1.296M 
                  -- percent change         May      -0.5%         +0.6% 
Thursday  0830  Jobless Claims              Jun 15    220K   (14)   222K 
          0830  Phila Fed Mfg Svy           Jun        9.3   (12)   16.6 
          0830  Current Account Balance     1Q      -$122.0B (7)  -$134.38B 
          1000  Leading Index               May      +0.0%   (12)  +0.2% 
Friday    0945  Markit Flash Mfg PMI        Jun       50.2   (4)    50.5* 
          0945  Markit Flash Services PMI   Jun       50.9   (4)    50.9* 
          1000  Existing Home Sales         May       5.25M  (22)   5.19M 
                  -- percent change         May      +1.2%         -0.4% 
*End-May Reading 
(Figures in parentheses refer to number of economists surveyed.) 

Write to Tim Merle at dataweekahead@wsj.com


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

June 17, 2019 14:14 ET (18:14 GMT)

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