ForexLive North American wrap: Jobs galore

Author: Adam Button | Category: News

Author: Adam Button

  • Non-farm payrolls +146K vs +85K exp
  • Dec U Michigan consumer sentiment 74.5 vs 82.4 exp
  • Nov Canadian employment +56.3K vs +10K exp
  • 18 ECB members wanted rate cut yesterday – MNI
  • ECB didn’t cut because of worries about optics – BBG
  • NIESR estimates UK GDP rose 0.1% in three months through Nov
  • HSBC cut to AA- from AA by Fitch; Outlook stable
  • S&P warns it could cut Italy if recession persists
  • ECB may cut in the next few weeks: Pimco’s El-Erian
  • S&P 500 +0.2% to 1418
  • CAD leads, EUR lags