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Five Things the Markets Are Talking About: Monday, May 8

Five Things the Markets Are Talking About: Monday, May 8

Despite yesterday’s second round French Presidential vote with Emmanuel Macron victory over Le Pen (66% vs. 34%), market reaction has been relatively muted as focus turns toward global growth and corporate earnings after last week’s U.S jobs report.

The Week Ahead: Dollar Softer Despite Strong US Jobs Report

The Week Ahead: Dollar Softer Despite Strong US Jobs Report

The US dollar did not have a strong finish for the week despite employment rising by more than expected with a 211,000 jobs gain in April.