Thursday, July 05, 2018

Friday: Employment Report, Trade Deficit

by Bill McBride on 7/05/2018 08:42:00 PM

My June Employment Preview

Goldman: June Payrolls Preview

Friday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, Employment Report for June. The consensus is for an increase of 190,000 non-farm payroll jobs added in June, down from the 223,000 non-farm payroll jobs added in May. The consensus is for the unemployment rate to be unchanged at 3.8%.

• Also at 8:30 AM, Trade Balance report for May from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for the U.S. trade deficit to be at $43.5 billion in May from $46.2 billion in April.