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

DATE TIME RELEASE PERIOD CONSENSUS PREVIOUS

(ET)

Tuesday 0945 Markit Mfg PMI Dec N/A 54.2*

1000 ISM Mfg PMI Dec 53.6 (11) 53.2

1000 Construction Spending Nov +0.5% (10) +0.5%

Wednesday N/A Auto Sales Dec 17.7M (10) 17.9M

Thursday 0815 ADP Jobs Dec +166K (4) +216K

0830 Jobless Claims Dec 31 260K (9) 265K

0945 Markit Services PMI Dec N/A 53.4*

1000ISM Non-Mfg PMI Dec 56.8 (12) 57.2

Friday 0830 U.S. Trade Deficit Nov $44.2B (11) $42.6B

0830 Nonfarm Payrolls Dec +185K (13) +178K

0830 Unemployment Rate Dec 4.7% (12) 4.6%

0830 Avg. Hourly Wages** Dec +0.3% (10) -0.1%

1000 Factory Orders Nov -2.3% (11) +2.7%

*December 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

December 30, 2016 14:03 ET (19:03 GMT)

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