August 2, 2018
Low readings for both Challenger layoff announcements as well as low weekly jobless claims point to another strong employment report for tomorrow.
Treasuries were steady ahead of the employment report with the 10-year yield at 2.98 percent. Stocks were mixed with the Nasdaq, which had spiked lower in recent sessions, up 1.2 percent to 7,802 and the Dow fractionally lower at 25,326. The dollar index was up 0.5 percent to 95.14 with oil bouncing up $1 and near $69 and gold down $10 and under $1,220