Weekly Outlook: Jobs and Oil Discussion

The vote in Italy may have resulted in a hung parliament on Sunday, which could weigh on markets this week. In the U.S., the jobs report is Friday, which could provide more evidence of what the Federal Reserve will do with interest rates. It’s also CERA Week, the energy industry’s largest conference.

Economic Calendar

Monday

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Randal Quarles Speech 1:15 PM ET

Tuesday

New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley Speech 7:30 AM ET

Wednesday

Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic Speech 8:00 AM ET; New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley Speech 8:00 AM ET; ADP Employment Report 8:15 AM ET

Thursday

Quarterly Services Survey 10:00 AM ET

Friday 

Employment Situation 8:30 AM ET; Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech 12:45 PM ET

 

Five Stories to Read

What happens if its a hung parliament in Italy? (CNBC)

Merkel holds on to power in Germany (Financial Times – paywall)

China looks to curb its debt (The New York Times)

OPEC and shale producers are meeting this week (Reuters)

Digital payments are revolutionizing finance in India (The Economist)

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