The global financial markets will heat up over the next five days, as investors keep the pace of a steady stream of economic data and monetary policy news. The data flow begins at the start of the week with global macroeconomic releases, ending with a pair of high-profile U.S. reports that will provide clues about the health of the world’s largest economy.
Earnings season will continue, but will be without many of the big dividend players that headlined the results calendar over the past three weeks.
Nonfarm payrolls and corporate earnings highlighted an active week in the markets last week. Compare this week’s Market Glance with the May 1 edition by clicking here.
In the United States, Cleveland Federal Reserve President and Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) member Loretta Mester will speak about the economy and monetary policy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.