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The Week Ahead: Key Data for Fed on Tap

The jobs report will reveal whether employment growth continued its momentum into August; plus, consumer spending and a look at the strength of the industrial economy.

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We're awaiting a fair amount of data as September starts.

The August jobs report on Friday comes after a stronger-than-expected July. Another good report could help keep the Fed on its path of normalizing their balance sheet this fall and raising rates once more this year. does not own (actual or beneficial) shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.