Reply To: Traders Market Weekly: Jobs and a Data Dependent Fed


Germany’s August GfK Consumer Climate -24.4 (expected -24.7; last -25.2)
Italy’s July Consumer Confidence 106.7 (expected 107.8; last 108.6) and Business Confidence 99.3 (expected 99.8; last 108.6)
Spain’s June Retail Sales 6.4% yr/yr (expected 0.6%; last 6.1%). Q2 Unemployment Rate 11.6% (expected 13.0%; last 13.3%)

Mercedes reported strong results for Q2 and raised its profit forecast for the year while STMicroelectronics also reported a solid quarter.