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Analysts at Nomura are looking for US job growth to  slow to 175k  in July, slightly below the market consensus for 192k but well above the breakeven pace.

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“Wages should reinforce the downbeat tone with a 0.2% m/m increase in average hourly earnings, which would leave wage growth unchanged at 2.7% y/y (market: 0.3% m/m, 2.7% y/y) One bright spot should be the unemployment rate, which we expect to slip to 3.9%, in line with the market consensus.”

“ISM Non-Manufacturing for July will be released shortly afterward and the market looks for a slight decline to 58.6.”