Data released today (Friday) shows that unemployment rose from 7.8% to 7.9%, spoiling a two-month decline, as shown on the graph below.
Equity markets are down a bit (at the time of writing this intraday), as shown on the Daily charts below of the YM, ES, NQ & TF, while most commodities have taken a big hit.
The Daily charts below show this morning's weakness in the Commodities ETF (DBC) and the AUD/USD forex pair. DBC has dropped below near-term support and is in danger of further weakness, and AUD/USD is close to forming a moving average "Death Cross," once again.
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UPCOMING (MAJOR) ECONOMIC EVENTS...
* Wed. Aug. 16 @ 2:00 pm ET ~ FOMC Meeting Minutes
* Fri. Sept. 1 @ 8:30 am ET ~ Employment Data
* Wed. Sept. 6 @ 2:00 pm ET ~ Beige Book Report
* Tues. Sept. 19 ~ 2-day FOMC Meeting Begins
* Wed. Sept. 20 @ 2:00 pm ET ~ FOMC Announcement + FOMC Forecasts + @ 2:30 pm ET ~ Fed Chair Press Conference
* Tues. Oct. 31 ~ 2-day FOMC Meeting Begins
* Wed. Nov. 1 @ 2:00 pm ET ~ FOMC Announcement
* Tues. Dec. 12 ~ 2-day FOMC Meeting Begins
* Wed. Dec. 13 @ 2:00 pm ET ~ FOMC Announcement + FOMC Forecasts + @ 2:30 pm ET ~ Fed Chair Press Conference