Thursday, February 02, 2017

Friday: Jobs and Wages

by Bill McBride on 2/02/2017 08:27:00 PM

Earlier:, my January Employment Preview and Goldman: January Employment Preview

Friday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, Employment Report for January. The consensus is for an increase of 175,000 non-farm payroll jobs added in January, up from the 156,000 non-farm payroll jobs added in December. The consensus is for the unemployment rate to be unchanged at 4.7%.

• At 10:00 AM, Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories and Orders (Factory Orders) for December. The consensus is a 0.9% increase in orders.

• Also at 10:00 AM: the ISM non-Manufacturing Index for January. The consensus is for index to increase to 57.2 from 57.1 in December.