Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Philly Fed Mfg Survey, Job Openings

by Bill McBride on 3/16/2016 09:20:00 PM

• At 8:30 AM,The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.  The consensus is for 270 thousand initial claims, up from 259 thousand the previous week.

• Also at 8:30 AM, The Philly Fed manufacturing survey for March. The consensus is for a reading of -1.4, up from -2.8.

• At 10:00 AM, Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for January from the BLS. Jobs openings increased in December to 5.607 million from 5.346 million in November.