Initial Jobless Claims
, week ending Sept. 12: 545,000, down from the revised 557,000 the prior week; consensus was 557,000.
August Housing Starts
: 598,000, above the revised 598,000 in July; consensus was 598,000.
August Building Permits
: 579,000, above the revised 564,000 in July; consensus was 583,000.
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