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Repeats Story Initially Transmitted at 22:06 GMT Mar 8/17:06 EST Mar 8
                           Mar 14  Mar 15    Mar 15    Mar 15     Mar 15
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                                   Empire                         Prelim
                         New Home     Mfg  Industrl  Capacity       Mich
                            Sales  Survey  Productn   Utilizn  Sentiment
Data For                      Jan     Mar       Feb       Feb        Mar
Denomination                    K   Index      % Ch         %      Index
Median Forecast **          225.0    10.0       0.4      78.5       95.5
High Forecast               228.0    15.0       1.1      79.0       97.0
Low Forecast                575.0     6.0       0.0      78.1       94.0
Mean                        621.0     9.8       0.4      78.6       95.6
Standard Deviation           17.4     2.4       0.2       0.2        0.9
No. of Responses               13      12        21        16         15
Amherst Pierpont               NA      NA        NA        NA         NA
Bank of the West            620.0    10.0       0.2      78.5       96.0
Barclays Capital               NA      NA        NA        NA         NA
Bayerische Landesbank          NA      NA       0.2        NA       96.5
Capital Economics              NA     6.0       0.4      78.4       97.0
CIBC                        611.0      NA       0.4      78.6         NA
Comerica Bank                  NA      NA       0.4      78.5         NA
Credit Suisse               630.0      NA       0.4      78.4       95.5
Deka                        630.0    12.0       0.4      78.4       96.0
Deutsche Bank                  NA    10.0       0.6      78.8       95.0
HSBC                        630.0     7.0       0.6      78.5       95.1
ING Group                      NA      NA       0.7        NA       95.6
Intesa Sanpaolo             630.0    10.5       0.7        NA       95.5
J.P. Morgan                 641.0     7.6       0.0      78.1       94.2
Jefferies Economics         600.0    12.0       0.3      78.5       96.5
Lloyds Bank                 624.0    11.0       0.6      78.6       95.5
Morgan Stanley                 NA      NA        NA        NA         NA
Natwest                        NA      NA        NA        NA         NA
Nomura                      633.0     8.0       0.3        NA         NA
RBC                         575.0    15.0       0.7      78.7       97.0
Scotiabank                     NA      NA       0.5      78.6       95.0
SocGen                         NA      NA       0.4      78.5         NA
TD Securities                  NA      NA       0.0        NA         NA
Umaryland                      NA     9.0       1.1      79.0       94.0
Wells Fargo                 638.0      NA       0.3      78.7         NA
     
** 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 (973) 494-2611; email: harrison.clarke@marketnews.com
[TOPICS: MTABLE]