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)

Thursday 0830 Jobless Claims Oct 29 256K (18) 258K

0830 Productivity (Preliminary) 3Q +2.3% (21) -0.6%*

0830 Unit Labor Costs (Prelim) 3Q +1.2% (21) +4.3%*

0945 Markit Services PMI Oct 54.5 (3) 54.8**

1000 ISM Non-Mfg PMI Oct 56.0 (25) 57.1

1000 Factory Orders Sep +0.2% (22) +0.2%

Friday 0830 Nonfarm Payrolls Oct +173K (26) +156K

0830 Unemployment Rate Oct 4.9% (26) 5.0%

0830 Avg. Hourly Wages*** Oct +0.3% (22) +0.2%

0830 U.S. Trade Deficit Sep $37.0B (23) $40.7B

*2Q Revised Reading

**Oct Flash Reading

***All private-sector workers

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

Write to Donna Huneke at dataweekahead@wsj.com

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

November 02, 2016 10:14 ET (14:14 GMT)

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