CONSUMER CONFIDENCE
      Tuesday, Nov. 29, 10 a.m. -  The Conference Board's index of consumer 
      confidence in November probably was little changed from October's 87.6. That's 
      the median forecast of economists surveyed by MMS International, a unit of 
      McGraw-Hill Inc.
      
      GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT
      Wednesday, Nov. 30, 8:30 a.m. -  According to the MMS survey, the Commerce 
      Dept.'s firstrevision to the GDP data will show that the economy grew at an 
      annualrate of 3.5% in the third quarter, not much different than the 3.4% 
      initiallyreported. Inventory growth was less than first thought, but final 
      demand was higher. Aftertax corporate profits probably increased 6% in the 
      third quarter from a year ago.
      
      PERSONAL INCOME
      Thursday, Dec. 1, 8:30 a.m. -  Personal income likely grew by a large 0.9% in 
      October, after a 0.6% gain in September. That's suggested by the jump in weekly 
      pay and jobs last month. Consumer spending probably looked stronger in October, 
      with a 0.6% advance, after a 0.2%rise during September.
      
      CONSTRUCTION SPENDING
      Thursday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. -  Construction outlays likelyrose 0.3% in October, 
      on top of a 1.6% jump in September.
      
      NAPM SURVEY
      Thursday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. -  The National Association of Purchasing 
      Management's business index probably fell to 59% in November from 59.7% in 
      October.
      
      LEADING INDICATORS
      Friday, Dec. 2, 8:30 a.m. -  The October index of leading indicators probably 
      edged up just 0.1% after no change in September.
      
      EMPLOYMENT
      Friday, Dec. 2, 8:30 a.m. -  The MMS economists forecast that nonfarm 
      payrollsrose by 225,000 in November afterrising 194,000 in October. The 
      November joblessrate likelyremained at a tight 5.8%.
      
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