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EURGBP TECHS

Recovery Holds For Now

EURGBP TECHS

Recovery Holds For Now

US OUTLOOK/OPINION

SocGen Sees Big Unemp Rate Drop; JPM In Line On Job Gains

GBPUSD TECHS

Trend Direction Remains Down

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                          Aug 9  Aug 9    Aug 10  Aug 10    Aug 10    Aug 10
                        Nonfarm   Unit   Initial               PPI
                      Prodctvty  Labor   Jobless          ex-food,  Treasury
                       (prelim)  Costs    Claims     PPI    energy    Budget
Data For                     2Q     2Q  Aug 5 wk     Jul       Jul       Jul
Denomination                  %      %         K       %         %         B
Median Forecast **          0.8    1.1       240     0.2       0.2     -54.0
High Forecast               1.5    1.5       245     0.3       0.3     -40.0
Low Forecast                0.5    0.5       237     0.0       0.1     -76.0
Mean                        0.8    1.0       241     0.2       0.2     -56.7
Standard Deviation          0.3    0.3       2.3     0.1       0.1      14.8
No. of Responses             14     13        11      14        14         3
Amherst Pierpont            1.0    0.5        NA     0.3       0.3        NA
Bank of the West            0.9    0.9     243.0     0.2       0.2        NA
Barclays Capital            1.5    1.5     240.0     0.1       0.2        NA
BMO                         0.5    1.5        NA     0.1       0.2        NA
Capital Economics            NA     NA        NA      NA        NA        NA
CIBC                        1.3     NA        NA     0.2       0.2        NA
Citi Bank                    NA     NA     240.0      NA        NA     -40.0
FT Advisors                 0.7    1.1     241.0     0.1       0.2        NA
Goldman Sachs               0.6    1.1     245.0     0.0       0.1        NA
J.P. Morgan                 0.7    0.9     240.0     0.2       0.2        NA
Morgan Stanley              0.5    1.2     243.0     0.2       0.1     -54.0
Natwest                     0.5    0.5     237.0     0.2       0.1        NA
NTL Bank Canada              NA     NA        NA      NA        NA        NA
RBC                          NA     NA     237.0     0.2       0.2        NA
Stone McCarthy              0.9    1.1        NA     0.1       0.1        NA
TD Securities               1.0    1.4        NA      NA        NA        NA
UBS                         1.0    0.6     240.0     0.1       0.2        NA
UMaryland                   0.5    0.7     242.0     0.1       0.2     -76.0
     
** Note: The survey median is compiled solely from the forecasts listed above
and is not intended to represent a market consensus.
--MNI Washington Bureau; +1 202-371-2121; email: holly.stokes@marketnews.com
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