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Overall July housing starts are at the soft end of expectations, falling 1.1% (Consensus: -0.4%; Decision Economics: -1.3%) from a prior-month level revised down by 0.8%.
The July Consumer Price Index is tamer than expected, with the overall figure flat (Consensus: +0.2%; Decision Economics: +0.1%) and the core figure up only 0.1% (Consensus and Decision Economics: +0.2%).
The headline August Empire State Manufacturing Index is unexpectedly weak, dropping to -5.9 from the +7.4 July level (Consensus: 7.0; Decision Economics: 7.8).
July payroll employment rises a more-than-expected 163,000 (Consensus: +100,000; Decision Economics: +92,000), while the average workweek was steady, as expected, and average hourly earnings rose a less than-expected 0.1% (Consensus: +0.2%; Decision Economics: +0.3%).