Nonfarm Payrolls Seen Up 210K -- Data Week Ahead

BY Dow Jones & Company, Inc. | ECONOMIC | 03/03/21 10:14 AM EST

The following are forecasts for this week's remaining U.S. data from a survey compiled by The Wall Street Journal.

Forecasts were last updated Monday afternoon.

Thursday  0830  Jobless Claims              Feb 27    750K   (26)   730K
          0830  Productivity (Revised)      4Q       -4.7%   (26)  -4.8%*
          0830  Unit Labor Costs (Revised)  4Q       +6.6%   (26)  +6.8%*
          1000  Factory Orders              Jan      +2.3%   (24)  +1.1%
Friday    0830  Nonfarm Payrolls            Feb      +210K   (33)   49K
          0830  Unemployment Rate           Feb      +6.3%   (33)   6.3%
          0830  Avg. Hourly Wages M/M**     Feb      +0.2%   (27)  +0.2%
          0830  Avg. Hourly Wages Y/Y**     Feb      +5.3%   (12)  +5.38%
          0830  U.S. Trade Deficit          Jan      $67.6B  (32)  $66.61B
          1500  Consumer Credit             Jan     +$12.0B  (15) +$9.7B

*4Q Prelim Reading
**All private-sector workers

(Figures in parentheses refer to number of economists surveyed.)

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