Today's Stock Market News & Events: 10/8/2021

Today's market-moving economic data and earnings schedule

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Today, the employment data continues to close out the week. Today features nonfarm payrolls, an unemployment rate update, and average hourly earnings.

There are no corporate earnings announcements expected today, October 8.

Looking ahead to next week, the second full week of October is plenty busy. Several financial names will announce their quarterly reports next week, and the second half of the week will bring plenty of economic data. Some of the notable earnings on tap will be Bank of America (BAC), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Goldman Sachs (GS), JP Morgan Chase (JPM), Progressive (PGR), UnitedHealth (UNH), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), and Wells Fargo (WFC). 

Schaeffer's Investment Research Managing Editor Patrick Martin sat down with Jermal Chandler of tastytrade in the latest episode of Schaeffer's Market Mashup. Schaeffer's Market Mashup is a stock market podcast geared toward educating traders of all ages and providing traders with expert insights into what's going on in the market right now. We feature the best and the brightest from all over the investing industry through partnerships with Cboe Global Markets, tastytrade, and more!

In this week's episode, fan-favorite Jermal Chandler returned to plug his new featured show on tasty: Engineering the Trade. Jermal and Patrick discuss the seasonality trends (6:00), how to play bond movement (9:08), bracing for a potential energy crisis (13:30), and what to expect as we wrap up 2021 (18:30).

Click here for one of our most popular Schaeffer's Market Mashup podcasts to date, featuring Schaeffer's Investment Research's SVP, Todd Salamone.

All economic dates listed here are tentative and subject to change.


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