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Today's economic news is all about the employment report. The Labor Department releases March numbers at 8:30 a.m. EDT. Also, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan offers some words on technology, and Spring Internet World 2000 wraps up in the Golden State.

Economic Data

(

Forecasts are from

Reuters

. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see

TSC's

Economic Databank.

)

  • 8:30 a.m.:Nonfarm payrolls for March. Source: Labor Department. Forecast: 376,000. Previous: 43,000.
  • 8:30 a.m.:Unemployment rate for March. Source: Labor Department. Forecast: +4.0%. Previous: +4.1%.
  • 8:30 a.m.:Average hourly earnings for March. Source: Labor Department. Forecast: +0.3%. Previous: +0.3%.
  • 8:30 a.m.:Average workweek for March. Source: Labor Department. Forecast: 34.6. Previous: 34.5.

Conferences and Meetings

Spring Internet World 2000

,

Los Angeles Convention Center

, Los Angeles. Last of five days. Speaking today (times Eastern):

  • Noon-12:45 p.m.: Kathleen Earley, AT&T's (T) - Get Report president, data and Internet services.

Speeches and Testimony

  • 12:40 p.m.: Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan speaks on technology and the economy.