Attentive to the employment report; Lagarde speaks: 5 keys this Friday

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Attentive to the employment report; Lagarde speaks: 5 keys this Friday

Today the focus will be on US employment data, one of the thermometers of the US Federal Reserve (Fed) to measure the state of health of the US economy.

We will also be watching Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank (ECB).

The business earnings season continues.

The petroleum It is trading down.

Cryptocurrencies move with falls this morning.

Here are the five factors that investors should consider today when making their decisions:

1. U.S. Employment Report
At 14:30 Spanish time we will know the employment data in the United States corresponding to the month of February. 205,000 are expected to be created. Nonfarm Payrolls -less than half that of the previous month- and that the Unemployment rate remains at 3.4%.

2. Lagarde speaks
At 16:00 Spanish time we will be aware of the appearance of Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB.

3. Crypto bleeding; Coffee falls
The cryptocurrency sector suffers again. The Bitcoin It is quoted at $ 19,000 and the Ethereum in the 1,400.

Also attentive to the price of coffee in the United States these days. Today it moves at 175 dollars.

4. Asia and the American stock market
Mixed sign today in the main Asian indices. The Nikkei falls by 1.6%, the Hang Seng of Hong Kong loses 2.5% and the Shanghai Composite 1% is left.

As for Wall Street, the market also ended in the red yesterday. The closures of the S&P 500 (-1.8%), NASDAQ (-2%) and Dow Jones (-1,6%).

5. Macro data
Among the macroeconomic references in Europe, the GDP of United Kingdomthe Germany CPIthe trade balance of Francethe Spain retail sales and the IPP from Italy.

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