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)

Monday 1500 Consumer Credit Nov +$18.5B (3) +$16B

Tuesday 0600 NFIB Small Business Svy Dec N/A 98.4

1000 Wholesale Inventories Nov +0.9% (7) -0.4%

1000 Job Openings Nov N/A 5.5M

& Labor Turnover

Thursday 0830 Jobless Claims Jan 7 250K (9) 235K

0830 Import Prices Dec +0.5% (7) -0.3%

1400 Monthly Federal BudgetDec N/A -$14B*

Friday 0830 Retail Sales Dec +0.7% (12) +0.1%

0830 -- ex autos Dec +0.5% (12) +0.2%

0830 Producer Price Index Dec +0.3% (10) +0.4%

0830 -- ex food & energy Dec +0.1% (10) +0.4%

1000 Consumer Sentiment Jan 98.8 (8) 98.2**

1000 Business Inventories Nov +0.3% (9) -0.2%

*Dec 2015 Reading

**Dec 2016 Final Reading

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

Write to Donna Huneke at dataweekahead@wsj.com

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

January 06, 2017 14:10 ET (19:10 GMT)

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