Thursday, March 05, 2020

Friday: Employment Report, Trade Deficit

by Calculated Risk on 3/05/2020 06:16:00 PM

My February Employment Preview.

Goldman's February Payrolls preview.

Friday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, Employment Report for February.   The consensus is for 175,000 jobs added, and for the unemployment rate to be unchanged at 3.6%.

• Also at 8:30 AM, Trade Balance report for January from the Census Bureau. The consensus is the trade deficit to be $47.7 billion.  The U.S. trade deficit was at $48.9 billion in December.

• At 3:00 PM, Consumer Credit from the Federal Reserve.