Thursday, December 07, 2017

Friday: Employment Report

by Calculated Risk on 12/07/2017 08:17:00 PM

My November Employment Preview

and Goldman: November Payrolls Preview

• At 8:30 AM ET, Employment Report for November. The consensus is for an increase of 185,000 non-farm payroll jobs added in November, down from the 261,000 non-farm payroll jobs added in October. The consensus is for the unemployment rate to be unchanged at 4.1%.

• At 10:00 AM, University of Michigan's Consumer sentiment index (preliminary for December). The consensus is for a reading of 98.8, up from 98.5 in November.