Thursday, November 01, 2018

Friday: Employment Report, Trade Deficit

by Bill McBride on 11/01/2018 09:04:00 PM

My October Employment Preview

Goldman: October Payrolls Preview

Friday:
• At 8:30 AM, Employment Report for October.   The consensus is for 190,000 jobs added, and for the unemployment rate to be unchanged at 3.7%.

• Also at 8:30 AM, Trade Balance report for September from the Census Bureau. The consensus is the trade deficit to be $53.4 billion.  The U.S. trade deficit was at $53.2 billion in August.