Jobs report; Geneva Motor Show; Urban Outfitters earnings

Trump vows at least 3.5% economic growth

1. Jobs report: On Friday, the U.S. Labor Department will Discharge its February jobs report.

which’s the second jobs report for President Trump, although the first one which evaluates the country’s employment situation under his leadership (last month’s jobs survey was conducted from the second week of January while President Obama was finishing out his term).

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Trump can be feeling pretty Great about the economy. “Since November 8th, Election Day, the Stock Market has posted $3.2 trillion in GAINS along with consumer confidence can be at a 15 year high,” he tweeted on Thursday, adding “Jobs!”

He’s right: Things are looking Great. In January, the U.S. added 227,000 jobs — 70,000 more than which which did from the previous month. Jobless claims just hit a 44-year low, along with modest business optimism can be the highest which’s been since 2004.

although a strong jobs report would certainly bolster Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s case to raise interest rates. Higher rates could stall business spending along with home purchases — so Trump shouldn’t declare victory just yet.

Related: U.S. economy adds a strong 227,000 jobs in January

Related: Trump’s economic boom: Three red flags

2. Geneva international Motor Show: Yet again, car enthusiasts will gather in Geneva to check out the future of cars as imagined by the entire world’s most prominent automakers.

The 87th Geneva Motor Show kicks off on Thursday, March 9th along with lasts for ten days. which year, Ferrari, McLaren along with Lamborghini will all debut faster, sleeker, more luxurious versions of their sports cars. Land Rover along with Mercedes-Benz will showcase luxury SUVs, along with they’re not the only ones with goodies to display .

Although Tesla (TSLA) won’t be exhibiting at the show which year, additional automakers are promising to reveal brand-new electric vehicles. Renault said which will unveil an “EV surprise,” along with Toyota (TM) said which will show off a brand-new electric vehicle concept called the “i-TRIL Concept.” Should be interesting.

Related: Cool cars through the 2016 Geneva Motor Show

3. Urban Outfitters earnings: Urban Outfitters (URBN) will report its fourth quarter earnings on Tuesday. Last quarter, the retailer’s stock slipped after which missed Wall Street’s expectations.

although Urban’s got a lot going for which compared to additional clothing retailers. Its namesake locations are offering in-store experiences to lure customers into brick along with mortar spots, along with which’s selling way more than just clothes. Plus, Urban Outfitters doesn’t need the mall to succeed. So unlike The Limited, Macy’s (M), JCPenney along with additional stores which rely on malls for sales, Urban Outfitters hasn’t tied its fate to a fading institution.

Related: Nearly 44,000 retail workers have been laid off in 2016

Related: The Limited just shut all of its stores

4. South by Southwest starts: SXSW kicks off on Friday. The Interactive portion of the conference, which lasts until March 16th, will feature panels, parties along with stunts by established brands along with startups trying to break through.

which year’s speakers include Shark Tank’s Chris Sacca, AOL co-founder Steve Case, investor Mark Cuban along with others. Expect them to talk tech, trends, investing along with, as our president continues to wage a war against Silicon Valley, maybe some politics.

Related: Obama during SXSW 2016: We can’t fetishize our phones

Related: More than 100 companies join legal fight against Trump travel ban

5. Coming which week:

Monday – Gallup U.S. Consumer Spending Measure

Tuesday – Urban Outfitters earnings

Wednesday – “A Day Without a Woman” general strike

Thursday – Geneva International Motor Show

Friday – Jobs report

sy88pgw (brand-new York) First published March 5, 2017: 8:16 AM ET

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