Thursday, June 01, 2017

Friday: Employment Report, Trade Deficit

by Bill McBride on 6/01/2017 08:42:00 PM

Earlier:

My May Employment Preview

and Goldman: May Employment Preview

Friday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, Employment Report for May. The consensus is for an increase of 185,000 non-farm payroll jobs added in May, down from the 211,000 non-farm payroll jobs added in April. The consensus is for the unemployment rate to be unchanged at 4.4%.

• Also at 8:30 AM, Trade Balance report for April from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for the U.S. trade deficit to be at $46.1 billion in April from $43.7 billion in March.