UPDATED 7:15 am ET
STOCKS – European stocks fell for a second day as investors weighed data on the euro-area economic growth for clues to European Central Bank’s policy decision tomorrow and awaited data on American jobs. U.S. index futures and Asian shares were little changed.
BONDS – US Treasuries traded range bound ahead of today’s US employment report.
COMMODITIES – Crude Oil rose for a second day after an industry report showed crude inventories declined in the U.S., the world’s biggest oil consumer.
CURRENCIES – The US dollar rose its strongest level in four weeks against the yen as Treasury yields that had reached the highest versus their Group-of-Seven nation peers in almost a month boosted the allure of the U.S. currency.
ECONOMIC DATA – US ADP Non-Farm Employment Change. US Trade Balance, CAD Trade Balance due at 8:30, US ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI, BOC Rate Statement and CAD Overnight Rate at 10:00, Crude Oil Inventories at 10:30, US Beige Book at 14:00, AUD Trade Balance at 21:30 ET.