NY Fed's dove Dudley will be speaking again NY Fed's dove Dudley will be speaking again after the payrolls report on the topic of the economy and local conditions before business and community leaders at 12 noon ET. Yesterday at a WSJ/Dow Jones conference, Dudley admitted that the weather was distorting the growth picture in Q1, but still felt there was a "long way to go" before the Fed was in the position to tighten rates.
Employment Situation Private Payrolls data reported February Employment Situation Private Payrolls at 162,000 vs. consensus of 165,000 for the month
U.S. Employment Preview U.S. Employment Preview: February employment is expected to reveal a 130k (median 145k) payrolls gain for the month following January's 113k increase. Downside risks remain to the data as a result of inclement weather on the East Coast, weaker producer sentiment for the month and weak ADP data as discussed in Monday's commentary.
Argus Research President Eade and Research Director to hold a conference call Research Director Kelleher and Senior Consumer Discretionary Analyst Graja, along with Argus President Eade provide insights on the current retailer reporting season, the outlook for retailing and what it says about consumer spending in the current economic climate on an Analyst/Industry conference call to be held on March 12 at 11 am.