Thursday, September 05, 2019

Friday: Employment Report, Fed Chair Powell Speaks

by Calculated Risk on 9/05/2019 07:57:00 PM

• At 8:30 AM: Employment Report for August. The consensus is for an increase of 158,000 non-farm payroll jobs in August, down from the 164,000 non-farm payroll jobs added in July. The consensus is for the unemployment rate to be unchanged at 3.7%.

• At 12:30 PM: Discussion with Fed Chair Jerome Powell, Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy, Discussion with Thomas J. Jordan, Chairman of the Swiss National Bank, hosted by the Swiss Institute of International Studies, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland