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                        Dec 14  Dec 14   Dec 14  Dec 14       Dec 14
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                       Initial           Retail
                       Jobless  Retail    Sales  Import     Business
                        Claims   Sales  Ex-Auto  Prices  Inventories
Data For              Dec 9 wk     Nov      Nov     Nov          Oct
Denomination                 K       %        %       %            %
Median Forecast **         239     0.3      0.7     0.8         -0.1
High Forecast              240     0.5      0.9     1.0          0.2
Low Forecast               225     0.1      0.3     0.5         -0.1
Mean                       236     0.3      0.7     0.8         -0.1
Standard Deviation         5.0     0.1      0.1     0.2          0.1
No. of Responses             8      18       18       6            6
Amherst Pierpont           232     0.3      0.7      NA           NA
Bank of the West           239     0.3      0.6     0.5         -0.1
BMO                         NA     0.4      0.7     0.7         -0.1
Capital Economics           NA     0.3      0.7      NA           NA
CIBC                        NA     0.2      0.7      NA           NA
Comerica Bank               NA     0.4      0.8      NA           NA
Credit Suisse               NA     0.4      0.9      NA           NA
Deutsche Bank               NA     0.2      0.3      NA          0.2
FT Advisors                239     0.2      0.5     1.0         -0.1
Goldman Sachs              235     0.4      0.7      NA           NA
Morgan Stanley              NA     0.3      0.7      NA           NA
Natwest                     NA     0.3      0.6      NA           NA
NTL Bank Canada             NA     0.1      0.5      NA           NA
RBC                        225     0.2      0.8      NA           NA
SocGen                      NA     0.1      0.7      NA           NA
Stone McCarthy             240     0.2      0.5     0.8           NA
UBS                        240     0.3      0.7     0.7         -0.1
UMaryland                  240     0.5      0.7     0.8         -0.1
     
** Note: The survey median is compiled solely from the forecasts listed above
and is not intended to represent a market consensus.
--MNI Washington Bureau; +1 202-371-2121; email: holly.stokes@marketnews.com
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