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Repeats Story Initially Transmitted at 20:06 GMT Dec 15/15:06 EST Dec 15
                       Dec 19    Dec 19    Dec 20     Dec 21    Dec 21   Dec 21
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                                         Existing    Initial  Phil Fed
                      Housing  Building      Home    Jobless       Mfg  Leading
                       Starts   Permits     Sales     Claims    Survey    Index
Data For                  Nov       Nov       Nov  Dec 16 wk       Dec      Nov
Denomination                M         M         M          K     Index
Median Forecast **      1.252     1.265      5.51        233      21.8      0.4
High Forecast           1.337     1.290      5.59        235      24.7      0.4
Low Forecast            1.200     1.250      5.40        230      20.0      0.2
Mean                    1.253     1.269      5.50        233      22.1      0.4
Standard Deviation        0.0       0.0       0.0        2.5       1.7      0.1
No. of Responses           13         7        14          2         6        5
Amherst Pierpont        1.250        NA      5.52         NA        NA       NA
BofA/Merrill Lynch         NA        NA      5.40         NA        NA       NA
Bank of the West        1.252     1.265      5.44         NA      20.5      0.4
Capital Economics       1.200        NA      5.50         NA      20.0       NA
CIBC                    1.265     1.280      5.59         NA        NA       NA
Comerica Bank           1.220     1.250      5.52         NA        NA      0.4
Credit Suisse           1.280        NA      5.45         NA        NA       NA
FT Advisors             1.235        NA      5.51        235      24.7       NA
Morgan Stanley          1.337        NA      5.53         NA        NA      0.4
Natwest                 1.260        NA      5.48         NA        NA       NA
Nomura                  1.226     1.290      5.45         NA      24.0       NA
NTL Bank Canada         1.270     1.280      5.57         NA        NA       NA
TD Securities              NA        NA        NA         NA        NA       NA
UBS                     1.260     1.260      5.52        230      22.0      0.4
UMaryland               1.230     1.260      5.48         NA      21.5      0.2
     
** 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
[TOPICS: MTABLE]