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Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, June 4

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, June 4

After the U.S. imposed steel and aluminum tariffs on E.U., Canadian and Mexican imports, political tensions, and the risk of a global trade war are back in focus, making this week’s summit more important than usual. U.S is headed for a showdown with its G7 allies at a summit in Quebec, Canada (June 8-9).

Week Ahead: Dollar Rises as U.S. Jobs Outperform Despite Trade Fears

Week Ahead: Dollar Rises as U.S. Jobs Outperform Despite Trade Fears

The U.S. nonfarm payrolls report showed the economy added 223,000 jobs in May driving the unemployment rate to a 18-year low of 3.8 percent. Wage growth surprised with a 0.3 percent gain that validates the idea for more rate hikes this year. Here’s your week ahead.