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)

Tuesday 0830 Current Account Balance 4Q -$129.0B (9) -$112.96B

Wednesday 1000 Existing Home Sales Feb 5.55M (22) 5.69M

-- percent change Feb -2.5% +3.3%

Thursday 0830 Jobless Claims Mar 18 240K (18) 241K

1000 New Home Sales Feb 563K (22) 555K

-- percent change Feb +1.4% +3.7%

1100 Kansas City Feb Mfg Svy Mar 12 (3) 14

Composite Index

Friday 0830 Durable Goods Orders Feb +1.5% (22) +2.0%*

0945 Markit Flash Mfg PMI Mar N/A 54.2**

0945 Markit Flash Services PMI Mar N/A 53.8**

*Revised Figure

**End-Feb Reading

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

Write to Donna Huneke at dataweekahead@wsj.com

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

March 20, 2017 14:08 ET (18:08 GMT)

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