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Five Things the Markets Are Talking About: Thursday, May 4

Five Things the Markets Are Talking About: Thursday, May 4

In Europe, assets get a further boost from French centrist Emmanuel Macron, who retains the poll lead (59% vs. 41%) after last night’s TV debate with National Front leader Marine Le Pen.

The Week Ahead: Soft US growth to pressure Fed ahead of Jobs report

The Week Ahead: Soft US growth to pressure Fed ahead of Jobs report

The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) will be released on Friday, May 5 at 8:30 am EDT. The U.S. Federal Reserve will look at the wage growth component for signs of inflation as they ponder the number of rate hikes this year.