Here's how to read and react to Friday's important numbers.
As of now, the schedule of tariffs on Mexico that would begin at 5% this Monday has not changed.
The may jobs report and Mexico tariff news have the potential to shake things up.
If a deal with Mexico on immigration is made it will change sentiment about how to handle trade issues in general.
Fed Chairman Powell is monitoring rates and recognizes that he might have to take action if the trade wars knock down economic activity.
What happened to the business president? I think what happened is that the polls are showing that whatever the president is doing is working.
Increased skepticism was the perfect setup for a better-than-expected jobs report to end the week.
After some choppiness earlier in the year, the employment picture has settled into a very strong place.
From the Fed's perspective, wage growth doesn't matter anymore.
The economy has slowed from its mid-2018 pace, but it is now stable at this slower pace.