Kathy Lien

#NFP Preview – What to Expect

A good #NFP number is not a done deal. While ADP reported higher private sector job growth and there were fewer jobless claims on an average basis, the employment component of ISM services, which has a very strong correlation with NFP declined.

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6 Main Takeaways from #FED Meeting

The precision in the central bank’s timing for taper is very hawkish even as they say rate hikes are far away. Investors braced for a dance around taper timing but with inflation expected to remain elevated “for months before moderating,” the time has come to act.

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Will Retail Sales Beat or Miss?

The U.S. dollar extended lower against most of the major currencies on Wednesday despite a stronger Empire State manufacturing survey.  According to this report, activity in the New York region soared in September with the index rising to 34.3 from 18.3

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