Tag: nonfarm payrolls

Nonfarm Payrolls does not matter anymore

Yes, I cannot deny I am not too impressed with the latest NFP (nonfarm payrolls, for those of you that are new to reports...

Dollar Rebounds as US Unemployment Hits Nearly 8-Year Low

The US dollar rebounded sharply against a basket of currencies Friday after government data pointed to a firming labour market, which could give the...

Dollar Spikes to 7 ½ Month Highs on Surging Nonfarm Payrolls

The US dollar was trading at seven-and-a-half month highs against a basket of world currencies Friday after government data showed a much bigger than...

Dollar Rallies amid Mixed Employment Data

The US dollar climbed against a basket of world currencies on Friday after mixed employment data sparked a new debate about the pace and...

US Dollar Aims Higher as Nonfarm Payrolls Eclipse 200,000

The US dollar gained momentum on Friday, as another solid month of job creation gave the Federal Reserve the necessary scope it needs to...

US Dollar Loses Traction following Mixed NFP Report

The US dollar eased off monthly highs on Thursday following a mixed nonfarm payrolls report and a bigger than expected drop in factory orders. The...

US Dollar Index Treks Higher Following NFP Report

The US dollar advanced briskly on Friday, as non-farm payrolls rose more than forecast in May, easing concerns about a broader economic slowdown in...

US Dollar Weekly Outlook (June 1-5)

The US dollar index rallied last week, climbing nearly 2% to 97.00. Dollar pairs could face significant price action this week, as a barrage...

US Nonfarm Payrolls Rebound in April

US nonfarm payrolls rebounded sharply in April, offering convincing evidence the labour market was on solid footing following an abrupt hiring slowdown in March. Nonfarm...

GBP/USD Rallies on UK Exit Polls

The GBP/USD surged on Friday, climbing above 1.55 for the first time since February after exit polls showed a narrow majority for the Conservative...

US Job Growth Slows in April: ADP

US job growth slowed unexpectedly in April, as a sluggish economy and uneven global demand weighed on hiring plans for a second consecutive month. Private...

US Jobless Claims Reach New 15-Year Low

US jobless claims fell last week to the lowest level in 15 years, a sign the labour market was firming after hitting a soft...

USD Weekly Outlook (May 4-8)

The US dollar continued to backslide last week, falling nearly 2% against a basket of currencies as weak economic data kept demand for the...

US Nonfarm Payrolls Fall Below 200,000 for First Time in 14...

US job creation stalled unexpectedly in March, as inclement weather and weak corporate earnings resulted in the weakest pace of hiring since December 2013. Nonfarm...

US Jobless Claims Approach Lowest Level in 15 Years

The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits declined more than expected last week, a sign the labour market was continuing to improve. Initial...

US Economy Adds 189,000 Jobs in March: ADP

US employment growth cooled more than forecast in March, as the economy failed to add more 200,000 jobs for the first time in over...

Trading the News: A Forex Trader’s Guide Part 3

Trading the News: A Forex Trader's Guide Part 3 Some news events are worth trading, others, less so. Why? Well, some of them have a...