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September 5, 2014
09:36 EDTMarket opens lower following disappointing jobs report
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09:35 EDTFor the U.S. jobs data impact on quarterly forecasts
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09:30 EDTFed Policy Outlook: one month's data won't alter the FOMC's trajectory
Fed Policy Outlook: one month's data won't alter the FOMC's trajectory. The overall report still reflects an improving job market, albeit at a very laborious pace and despite massive amounts of stimulus. Nevertheless, the headline employment figures were disappointing, and the unemployment rate dipped for the "wrong" reason, which will give Chair Yellen and the doves the upper hand for now and will keep most policymakers treading lightly with respect to policy normalization. The FOMC will continue to trim QE by $10 B at the upcoming September 16, 17 meeting and bring the buybacks to an end in October. Of significance, however, will be the nuances in the language of the policy statement which could portend the likely timing of rate lift-off. The FOMC can credibly state that there is "sufficient underlying strength in the broader economy to support ongoing improvement in labor market conditions." While the Fed could alter its "considerable period" phrase, it still might retain that key language at this point if it thinks the first rate hike is closer to mid 2015 than earlier. Analysts still expect policymakers to provide more clues on the normalization tools since Yellen will have the opportunity to more fully elaborate on them at the press conference.
09:15 EDTUkraine signs cease-fire agreement with rebels, Bloomberg reports
09:15 EDTFor the jobs data impact on other August reports
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09:10 EDTTreasury Option Action: some selling of volatility
Treasury Option Action: some selling of volatility was reported into the open with a sale of 2k in October 125 straddles, though there certainly has been some chop in the wake of subpar payrolls in August. December 10-year futures are 14-ticks higher near 125-135 on the payrolls whiff, compared to a 125-215 to 124-26 range on Globex.
09:10 EDTThe lean 142k U.S. August payroll climb
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08:55 EDTU.S. equities snapped back from lows
U.S. equities snapped back from lows after shortfall on August nonfarm payrolls bought some breathing room on the Fed outlook (bad is good) and offset overnight markets turning cautious before the jobs data and Ukraine talks in Minsk. The Euro Stoxx 50 settled 0.4% lower after the ECB's measures yesterday stopped shy of full blown QE and got a more sober reading by the markets with Eurozone GDP confirmed at 0%. Yet, U.S. indices cut their losses after the payrolls result. The Dow is in shallow negative territory, S&P is up marginally and NASDAQ 7-points firmer in pre-open trade. In corporate news, Gap sank 6% after same-store sales faltered in August, while Prana Biotechnology vaulted 21% after an upgrade on one of its drugs. Michael Kors sank 4.5% after equity dilution.
08:50 EDTFX Action: USD-CAD was dragged lower
FX Action: USD-CAD was dragged lower in the immediate aftermath of the twin U.S. and Canadian jobs report, falling from 1.0895 from 1.0840, as the greenback was hit broadly from the U.S. NFP miss. The weak Canadian employment report however quickly trumped, and USD-CAD has shot back up to 1.0900. The pairing has run into offers from 1.0900, stopping the run higher for now at least.
08:45 EDTFX Action: The dollar slipped broadly
FX Action: The dollar slipped broadly after the big NFP miss, taking EUR-USD to 1.2989 from near 1.2950. USD-JPY fell under 104.75 from 104.15. Yields moved lower, as equity futures pared losses, perhaps on hopes the Fed punch bowl will remain.
08:45 EDTTreasury Action: yields reversed lower
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08:40 EDTU.S. nonfarm payrolls increased only 142k in August
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08:34 EDTFutures fall following jobs data
Stock futures moved lower following the release of the monthly jobs report. The data showed that 142K nonfarm jobs were added versus the expected addition of 230K jobs. The private sector added 134K jobs versus the expected 215K gain. The unemployment rate fell to 6.1% from last month’s 6.2%.
08:30 EDTU.S. August nonfarm payrolls rise 142K , Unemployment falls to 6.1%
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08:25 EDTU.S. Employment Preview
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08:10 EDTOil Action: NYMEX crude is up 4 cents
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07:45 EDTTreasury Market Outlook: Treasuries are little changed
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07:45 EDTN.Y. FX Outlook
N.Y. FX Outlook: The dollar posted new highs against the yen, taking USD-JPY to 105.70, before settling back into 105.20 into the open. Solid profit taking interest was noted in Tokyo, into the weekend. EUR-USD meanwhile, ticked back over 1.2960 after failing to test Thursday's post-ECB lows of 1.2920. The August U.S. employment report will be the main driver this morning, though given dollar gains seen this week, the NFP print will likely have to handily beat median forecasts of 220k to get the greenback much higher. Profit taking could be in the cards into the weekend.
07:28 EDTFutures quiet ahead of jobs report
U.S. equity futures are slightly lower ahead of the release of the monthly nonfarm payrolls report. Analysts predict that the economy added 230K nonfarm jobs and 215K service jobs, while the unemployment rate is expected to drop to 6.1% from 6.2%. The data is due out at 8:30 am ET.
05:56 EDTOn The Fly: Morning Wrap-Up for September 5
Globex S&P futures are recently down 4.90 from previous day’s SPX cash close. Nikkei 225 down 0.05%, DAX up 0.15%. WTI Crude oil is recently at $94.94, natural gas up 0.13%, gold at $1265 an ounce, and copper up 0.19%.
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