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Tech Overhang Weighing on European Indices

Repeats Story Initially Transmitted at 21:06 GMT Sep 29/17:06 EST Sep 29
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                                                         Avg    Avg
                       Nonfarm   Private  Unemploy    Hourly   Work  Consumr
                      Payrolls  Payrolls      Rate  Earnings   Week   Credit
Data For                   Sep       Sep       Sep       Sep    Sep      Aug
Denomination                 K         K         %         %    Hrs        B
Median Forecast **          78        74       4.4       0.3   34.4     14.1
High Forecast              120       110       4.5       0.3   34.4     16.0
Low Forecast               -25        20       4.3       0.2   34.3     14.0
Mean                        73        70       4.4       0.3   34.4     14.7
Standard Deviation        37.0      26.6       0.1       0.1    0.0      0.9
No. of Responses            14         7        14        10      8        3
Amherst Pierpont           100        90       4.3        NA     NA       NA
BofA/Merrill Lynch          80        75       4.4       0.3   34.3       NA
Bank of the West            85        NA       4.4       0.2   34.3     14.0
Barclays Capital            75        70       4.4       0.3   34.4       NA
Capital Economics          100        NA       4.4       0.2   34.4       NA
CIBC                        70        NA       4.5       0.3     NA       NA
Comerica Bank              110        NA       4.4        NA     NA       NA
Credit Suisse               30        20       4.5       0.3     NA       NA
FT Advisors                 69        74       4.4       0.2   34.4     14.1
Morgan Stanley             120        NA       4.4       0.2   34.4       NA
Natwest                     50        NA       4.4        NA     NA       NA
RBC                         50        50       4.4        NA     NA       NA
SocGen                     -25        NA       4.5       0.3   34.3       NA
UMaryland                  110       110       4.4       0.2   34.4     16.0
     
** 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
[TOPICS: MTABLE]