Jobs Data Highlights Holiday-Shortened Week

U.S. markets will be closed Monday for Labor Day

Assistant Editor
Sep 2, 2021 at 12:00 PM
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The first full week of September is set to be a quiet one in terms of economic data. The agenda for Monday and Tuesday are completely bare, with U.S. market's closed on the former day as Wall Street observes Labor Day. Things pick up slightly on Wednesday, as some jobs data is due out, though investors are sure to be more keen on Thursday's initial and continuing jobless claims data. Friday sees the week close on a muted note, with August's producer price index (PPI) data slated for release.

On the other hand, there's still a decent amount of corporate reports for investors to mull over. Next week's earnings docket includes reports from Casey's General (CASY), Dave & Buster's (PLAY), GameStop (GME), Kroger (KR), Lululemon Athletica (LULU),  Oracle (ORCL), Zscaler (ZS), and Zumiez (ZUMZ).

Below is a list of key market events scheduled for the upcoming week. All economic dates listed below are tentative and subject to change.

Markets in the U.S. will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6 in observance of Labor Day. 

Things start of slow, as no economic data is slated for release on Tuesday, Sept. 7.

The pace picks up slightly on Wednesday, Sept. 8, with job openings data due out. In addition, the Federal Reserve will release its latest beige book report.

On Thursday, Sept. 9, more jobs data is on the docket. Investors will keep an eye out for the latest initial and continuing jobless claims reports.

Closing out the quiet week, Friday, Sept. 10 comes with August's PPI, as well as wholesale inventories data.

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