WEEKLY OUTLOOK: JOBS REPORT & FED SPEAKERS

 

It’s a jobs report week, and all eyes will be on the latest numbers following the Federal Reserve’s inaction on rate hikes at their September meeting.  Speaking of the Fed, there are 11 speeches scheduled by Fed officials this week, which is sure to create a few headlines.

 

Economic Calendar

 

 Monday:

 

New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley speech 7:45 AM ET

 

Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans speech 1:30 PM ET

 

San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams speech 5:00 PM ET

 

 Tuesday:

 

S&P Case-Shiller HPI 9:00 AM ET

 

Crop Progress 4:00 PM ET

 

Wednesday:

 

ADP Employment Report 8:15 AM ET

 

Chicago PMI 9:45 AM ET

 

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speech 2:00 PM ET

 

Federal Reserve Gov. Lael Brainard speech 7:00 PM ET

 

 Thursday:

 

Challenger Job-Cut Report 7:30 AM ET

 

San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams speech 2:30 PM ET

 

Dairy Product Sales 4:00 PM ET

 

 Friday:

 

Employment Situation 8:30 AM ET

 

Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren speech 8:30 AM ET

 

Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Narayana Kocherlakota speech 9:00 AM ET

 

Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester speech 11:00 AM ET

 

Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speech 12:00 PM ET

 

St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard speech 1:00 PM ET

 

Saturday:

 

New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley 11:00 AM ET

 

 

Links

 

Why is hiring slow (Dismal Scientist)

 

Should the Fed be so concerned with inflation? (CNBC)

 

Why Africa is becoming more accessible for investors (U.S. News)

 

What happens to stocks when a Pope visits the U.S. (Money Morning)

 

This is the best time to borrow money (Washington Post)

 

Why firms should hire more female traders (Bloomberg View)

 

Will the renminbi sink further? (New York Times)

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