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                          Mar 1     Mar 1   Mar 1     Mar 1      Mar 2
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                        Initial  Domestic                        Final
                        Jobless   Vehicle     ISM    Constr       Mich
                         Claims     Sales  Manufg  Spending  Sentiment
Data For              Feb 24 wk       Feb     Feb       Jan        Feb
Denomination                  K         M   Index   Pct Chg      Index
Median Forecast **          226      13.0    58.9       0.3       99.3
High Forecast               230      13.0    59.3       0.6      100.0
Low Forecast                218      13.0    57.7       0.1       99.0
Mean                        225      13.0    58.8       0.3       99.4
Standard Deviation          4.1       0.0     0.5       0.2        0.4
No. of Responses              5         1      13         9          8
Amherst Pierpont            218        NA    59.3        NA       99.5
Barclays Capital            230        NA    58.5       0.5       99.0
BMO                          NA        NA    59.1       0.2       99.0
Capital Economics            NA        NA    58.0        NA         NA
CIBC                         NA        NA    57.7       0.3         NA
Comerica Bank                NA        NA    58.5       0.3         NA
Credit Suisse                NA        NA    58.5        NA       99.0
FT Advisors                 226      13.0    58.9       0.6       99.9
Goldman Sachs               225        NA    59.2       0.6      100.0
Morgan Stanley               NA        NA    59.3       0.2         NA
Nomura                       NA        NA      NA        NA         NA
NTL Bank Canada              NA        NA    59.3        NA         NA
UBS                          NA        NA    58.9       0.2       99.0
UMaryland                   228        NA    58.6       0.1       99.8
     
** 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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