Thursday, March 07, 2019

Friday: Employment Report, Housing Starts, Speech Fed Chair Powell

by Calculated Risk on 3/07/2019 08:56:00 PM

My February Employment Preview

Goldman: February Payrolls Preview

• At 8:30 AM ET, Employment Report for February.   The consensus is for 178,000 jobs added, and for the unemployment rate to decline to 3.9%.

• At 8:30 AM, Housing Starts for January. The consensus is for 1.170 million SAAR, up from 1.078 million SAAR.

• At 10:00 PM, Speech by Fed Chair Jerome Powell, Monetary Policy Normalization and Review, At the 2019 Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Economic Summit, Stanford, California