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State Debt Sale Smaller Than Indicated

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PREVIEW: 40-Year Supply Due

SOUTH KOREA

Surge In Imports Dragged On GDP Says ING

Repeats Story Initially Transmitted at 20:06 GMT Dec 6/15:06 EST Dec 6
                         Dec 7    Dec 7
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                       Initial
                       Jobless  Consumr
                        Claims   Credit
Data For              Dec 2 wk      Oct
Denomination                 K        B
Median Forecast **         240     17.0
High Forecast              245     18.0
Low Forecast               230     15.0
Mean                       239     16.7
Standard Deviation         4.3      0.9
No. of Responses            10        7
Amherst Pierpont           236       NA
Bank of the West           241     16.0
Barclays Capital           235       NA
BMO                         NA     17.0
Capital Economics           NA     15.0
CIBC                        NA       NA
Credit Suisse               NA       NA
Deutsche Bank               NA     17.2
FT Advisors                240     16.2
Goldman Sachs              245       NA
Morgan Stanley              NA       NA
Natwest                    230       NA
NTL Bank Canada             NA       NA
RBC                        245       NA
SocGen                      NA       NA
Stone McCarthy             241       NA
UBS                        240     17.5
UMaryland                  240     18.0
     
** 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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