Thursday, May 04, 2017

Friday: Jobs and Wages

by Bill McBride on 5/04/2017 06:31:00 PM

Earlier:

My April Employment Preview: Mixed Signals

and Goldman: April Employment Preview

Friday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, Employment Report for April. The consensus is for an increase of 185,000 non-farm payroll jobs added in April, up from the 98,000 non-farm payroll jobs added in March. The consensus is for the unemployment rate to increase to 4.6%.

• At 3:00 PM, Consumer credit from the Federal Reserve.  The consensus is for a $15.6 billion increase in credit.