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Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Labour force survey and investment survey oil and gas

  1. Survey unemployment probably declined in December, to 4.0 percent
  2. Investment survey probably revised sharply upward
  3. But Norges Bank has already taken this into account

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist |

Fast Comment Sweden — Did this morning's Labour Force Survey pass you by unnoticed?

  1. Unemployment still trending down, but there is more to the outcome than meets the eye
  2. Available resources limited even before today's data
  3. Unemployment outcome a challenge to our forecast, but we await clearer evidence from indicators

Johan Löf, Senior Economist |

Fast Comment US — Highest wage growth since 2009

  1. Stronger job growth trend
  2. Unemployment unchanged but…
  3. Watch the wage growth

Rasmus Gudum-Sessingø, Senior Economist |

Fast Comment Norway — Significant decline in registered unemployment

  1. Registered unemployment at 2.6 percent (unadjusted) vs. market expectations of 2.7 percent
  2. Seasonally adjusted rate declined to 2.37 percent, down from 2.49 percent in December
  3. Significantly below Norges Bank's short-term estimate

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist |

Fast Comment Norway — Preview: Retail sales, credit indicator growth (C2) and registered unemployment

  1. Retail spending estimated at -1 percent, following +2.1 percent in November
  2. Credit indicator growth (C2) estimated at 5.9 percent, up from 5.8 percent in November
  3. Registered unemployment estimated at 2.7/2.5 percent (unadjusted/S.A.)

Marius Gonsholt Hov, Senior Economist |

Fast Comment Sweden — Super Thursday for macro data full of interesting signals

  1. Consumer confidence remains strong - indicates limited fallout from the housing price fall
  2. Unemployment trending below our forecast for 2018? Will stoke inflation nonetheless
  3. Higher producer prices on the domestic market, imported goods weaker - but a pickup is on the cards

Johan Löf, Senior Economist |