Australia unemployment rate falls

Summary: Australia unemployment rate falls to 5.5% in January 2018 Australian economy adds 16,000 jobs during the month A decline in full-time jobs that was offset by an increase in part-time jobs Wage growth continues to remain weak The Australian labour market conditions showed signs of strengthening in the New Year as the eco...

2018-03-23 John Benjamin Read more
March FOMC Minutes

The US dollar closed the week as the second weakest currency, only next to the British pound. The US dollar fell sharply over the week but managed to recover some ground on late Friday. Data over the week included weak nonfarm productivity data for the second quarter and a flat retail sales print. Despite a weak print, gold prices settled modest...

2016-08-15 John Benjamin Read more