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Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Trade Deficit, PPI

Summary:
Thursday:• At 8:30 AM ET, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.  The consensus is for 215 thousand initial claims, down from 230 thousand last week.• At 8:30 AM, Trade Balance report for March from the Census Bureau. The consensus is the trade deficit to be .1 billion.  The U.S. trade deficit was at .4 Billion in February.• At 8:30 AM, The Producer Price Index for April from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.2% increase in PPI, and a 0.2% increase in core PPI.

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Thursday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released.  The consensus is for 215 thousand initial claims, down from 230 thousand last week.

• At 8:30 AM, Trade Balance report for March from the Census Bureau. The consensus is the trade deficit to be $50.1 billion.  The U.S. trade deficit was at $49.4 Billion in February.

• At 8:30 AM, The Producer Price Index for April from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.2% increase in PPI, and a 0.2% increase in core PPI.

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