The Week Ahead: When a jobs report doesn’t matter to the markets

The monthly employment report is both disrespected for being a lagging economic indicator and revered for measuring the most important economic signal.In the week ahead, the March jobs report will be released on Friday. It will be ignored, and for good reason.Unemployment has exploded across the nation. Millions of people have been thrown out of work by COVID-19. Hotels are closed. Cruise ships are docked. Airplanes are parked. Restaurants are dark. Entire industries have come to a halting, crashing stop in the effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.The disease has rendered the March job…

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