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US Data: Highlights of MNI Survey of Economic Forecasts

 WASHINGTON (MNI) - The following are highlights of forecasts for 
upcoming U.S. economic indicators provided by participants in the MNI 
weekly survey. The comment section presents the key elements behind the 
median forecasts. 
     Personal Income for July (percent change)                          
 Friday, August 30 at 8:30 a.m. ET                     Actual:     
              Median          Range                  Jul19  Jun19  May19
 Income        +0.3%     +0.1% to +0.5%                --   +0.4%  +0.4% 
 Total         +0.2%     +0.2% to +0.3%                --   +0.3%  +0.5%
 Core Prices   +0.2%     +0.2% to +0.3%                --   +0.2%  +0.2%
          Comments: Personal income is expected to post a 0.3% increase in 
July. The relative steadiness may be attributed to a strong labor market 
and relatively high consumer activity despite recession fears. 
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