Video: Mark Rogers On The US Economy – Week of July 1, 2013

Econoday’s Mark Rogers provides a look at key economic announcements for the US this week.

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Highlights:

  • Will non-farm payrolls have an impact on Fed policy? 0.40
  • Would the non-farm payroll growth be enough to drive the unemployment rate below the critical 7-6.5 percent level?  1.46
  • Does the Fed expect payroll growth to pick up? 2.57
  • Can workers dropping out of the labor force spur the Fed to end the easement? 3.17
  • How did the personal income results last week affect the outlook on wages? 4.12
  • What’s the outlook for this week’s indicators? What’s the firmness of the labor market? 4.48
  • Can we be optimistic about the recent rise in consumer confidence numbers? 6.05
  • Is there the possibility that economic improvement will drive more people looking for jobs which, in turn, will drive “unemployment” numbers? 7.04
  • Is there a chance that more payroll and unemployment number discrepancies add volatility to the market? 8.05