* MARKET THEMES FROM THURSDAY - Economic weakness on the heels of the weak unemployment report; breakout below multi-day trading range; strong U.S. dollar; weak commodities; falling 10-year Treasury rates. Broad market decline: 293 20-day highs; 696 lows. Looking ready to test June lows.
* OVERSEAS/OVERNIGHT NUMBERS - 12 Midnight CT - Japan, Leading Indicators; 3 AM CT - EU, PMI; 4 AM CT - EU, Retail Trade.
* WORTH READING:
-- Investor optimism has taken a fall.
-- Unemployment already worse than bank stress test assumptions.
-- Prospects for inflation and a weaker U.S. dollar.
-- A sobering, broader look at unemployment.
-- Questioning reform of the big banks.
-- States are exerting a contracting force on the economy; more stimulus needed?
-- Nice chart: forecasts of fiscal deficits around the world.
-- Personal bankruptcy on the rise.