Friday brings the big August jobs report, which investors are watching closely to decipher how fast the Federal Reserve will remove easy monetary policy. Economists predict 720,000 jobs were added in the month, down from 943,000 jobs added in July.
Market players are also monitoring comments from Fed officials with Atlanta Fed Pres. Raphael Bostic due to speak at 10 a.m. ET and San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly addressing an audience at 3 p.m. ET.