UPDATED 5:55 am ET
STOCKS – Asian stocks slumped, extending the biggest global rout in six months. European shares and US stock futures trading lower before a US jobs report.
BONDS – Treasuries fell, extending the world’s biggest government bond losses over the past two months, on speculation employment data today will bolster the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in 2015.
COMMODITIES – West Texas Intermediate headed for its biggest weekly decline since January amid signs of weaker fuel demand in the U.S., the world’s biggest oil consumer.
CURRENCIES – The dollar headed for a third weekly increase versus the euro as signs of a sustained U.S. recovery boost speculation the Federal Reserve is moving toward raising interest rates.
ECONOMIC DATA -US Non-Farm Employment Change due at 8:30, ISM Manufacturing PMI at 10:00 ET.