Weekly Outlook: Jobs Report, Yellen Speech

A new jobs report will be released Friday, and growth expectations are low.  Meanwhile nine speeches by Federal Reserve officials are highlighted by Janet Yellen’s remarks Wednesday in St. Louis.

 

Economic Calendar

Monday

Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan Speech 02:00 PM ET

Wednesday

ADP Employment Report 08:15 AM ET

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen Speech 02:15 PM ET

St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard Speech 03:00 PM ET

Thursday

San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams Speech 09:30 AM ET

Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker Speech 10:00 AM ET

Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George Speech 04:30 PM ET

Friday 

Employment Situation 8:30 AM ET

Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic Speech 9:15 AM ET

New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley Speech 12:15 PM ET

Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan Speech 12:45 PM ET

 

Five Stories to Read:

Buyers may be returning to commodity markets (Financial Times – paywall)

Brexit: Moving bank employees to the EU could be expensive (Bloomberg- paywall)

Several options for the next Federal Reserve Chair (Bloomberg)

Oil prices rose in the third quarter, and OPEC is increasing output (Reuters)

Amazon beats most U.S. states in job creation (Yahoo Finance)

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