The financial markets can expect a bevy of activity over the next five days, with investors juggling a torrent of economic data and corporate earnings. The U.S. nonfarm payrolls report will take center stage, as it normally does in the first full week of the month.
Jobs data is used by investors to gauge the health of the world’s largest economy. Following the Federal Reserve’s decision last week to stand pat on interest rates, the July nonfarm payrolls report will take on even more significance.
The Federal Reserve highlighted last week’s Market Glance. To compare this week’s outlook with the previous week’s, click here.