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  • Calendar event / Just now

    US U.S. Employment Report

    forecast
    actual
    High Non-Farm Payrolls
    +233K
    +223K
    High Unemployment Rate
    5.4%
    5.3%
    Med Private Payroll
    +223K
    Med Avg Hourly Earnings M/M%
    0%
    Med Avg Hourly Earnings Y/Y%
    +2%
    Med Participation Rate
    62.6%
    Med Average Hourly Earnings
    24.95
    Med Average Hourly Earnings Net Change
    +0.2
    0
    Med Overall Workweek
    34.5
    Med Overall Workweek Net Change
    0
    Med Government Payrolls
    0K
  • Editor’s Picks / 3 hours ago

    US government sues to block GE deal

    The Wall Street Journal
    The US Justice Department has sued to prevent General Electric from selling its appliance business to Electrolux for $3.3 billion. The government's concern over the deal relates to antitrust law, as the sale would bring two large-scale, competing lines under one corporate umbrella. The deal was meant to offload GE's underperforming appliances division to Sweden's Electrolux but the Justice Department's complaint alleges that the sale would lead to “less competition, higher prices and fewer options for millions of Americans”. Electrolux, for its part, maintains that the deal would be a boon for the US consumer as it would allow the Stockholm-based firm to better compete with giants like LG and Samsung.
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  • Calendar event / 3 hours ago

    EU PPI

    forecast
    actual
    Med PPI, M/M
    +0.1%
    0%
    Med PPI, Y/Y
    -2%
    -2%
    Med PPI, Ex-Energy, M/M
    +0.1%
    Med PPI, Ex-Energy, Y/Y
    -0.3%