Week of Aug 28: Economic Calendar & Key Economic Indicators 

US Economic Indicators

August payroll growth moderate - U.S. employers added 128,000 workers to their payrolls in August.
The unemployment rate dipped to 4.7% in August, after a surprise jump to 4.8% in July.
Over the past 12 months, payroll earnings have risen 3.9% -- matching the revised July gain as the highest since June 2001.
Total construction spending was down 1.2% in July
Global manufacturing growth cools in August - The global PMI (JP Morgan), eased to 55.1 in August from 55.5 in July
U.S. manufacturing sector growth slowed in August - 
The ISM index of national factory activity edged down to 54.5 from 54.7 in July
The University of Michigan's final reading on consumer sentiment in August was 82.0, short of July's final reading of 84.7
Personal income up 0.5% in July; Personal saving was a negative 0.9%

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