Pedro Nicolaci da Costa at Reuters writes:
In the United States, the economy faces growing challenges even without the ongoing political wrangling…….
The coming week brings a slew of reports expected to show the U.S. economy struggling. Data on Friday will likely show employment growth slowed to just 100,000 jobs last month from 171,000 in October, according to a Reuters poll of economists.
U.S. manufacturing data this week is also likely to suggest a fourth-quarter slowdown is at hand.