5 things to watch in the NFP report


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    Earlier in the session I posted NFP previews & forecasts from Barclays and Goldman Sachs

    Now, via the Wall Street Journal, their '5 things to watch'

    1. A reading close to the 180,000 consensus would signal steady hiring and more progress toward the Fed's goal of full employment.
    2. Average hourly earnings for private-sector workers advancing ... should help broader economic growth & a sign workers the labor market tightening
    3. Unemployment and underemployment
    4. A tick up in Participation would show that an improving labor market is drawing more Americans into the labour market
    5. The weather impact

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