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Timeline of key events (Times BST)

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Timeline of key events (Times BST)

                       May 16    May 16    May 16    May 16
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                      Housing  Building  Industrl  Capacity
                       Starts   Permits  Productn   Utilizn
Data For                  A[r       Apr       Apr       Apr
Denomination                M         M         %         %
Median Forecast **      1.313     1.350       0.6      78.4
High Forecast           1.340     1.360       1.0      78.7
Low Forecast            1.270     1.330       0.1      78.2
Mean                    1.310     1.348       0.5      78.4
Standard Deviation        0.0       0.0       0.2       0.1
No. of Responses           14         7        15        13
Amherst Pierpont        1.300        NA       0.7      78.4
Bank of the West        1.330     1.350       0.2      78.2
Barclays Capital        1.325        NA       0.1        NA
BMO                     1.307     1.350       0.7      78.5
Capital Economics       1.270        NA       0.6      78.4
CIBC                    1.282     1.350       0.7      78.4
Comerica Bank           1.330     1.330       0.4      78.3
Credit Suisse           1.330        NA       0.4      78.2
FT Advisors             1.278        NA       0.6      78.4
Goldman Sachs              NA        NA       0.6      78.4
Morgan Stanley          1.318        NA       1.0      78.7
Natwest                 1.300        NA       0.7      78.5
NTL Bank Canada         1.325     1.360       0.4        NA
UBS                     1.340     1.360       0.6      78.4
UMaryland               1.300     1.335       0.4      78.3
     
** 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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