US Unemployment

With the Fed signaling a slower pace of rate hikes and inflation now taking priority will today’s NFP report fail to gain the attention it usually gets? With the Federal Reserve taking a dovish stand on policy today’s nonfarm payrolls report for the month of March couldn’t have come at a more crucial time. Broadly put, the NFP report today co...

2016-03-31 John Benjamin Read more
Australian Dollar

The Australian Dollar gathered bullish momentum in the early hours of the Asian trading session today as the latest jobs report showed a marked improvement in the labor market for the month of March. Unemployment rate improved to 6.1%, beating estimates of 6.3%, while the previous month's unemployment rate was revised to 6.2% from 6.3% previousl...

2015-04-17 Orbex Read more
US Jobs Report

The markets may seem to have taken a cue from the March jobs reports, which could at best be termed "disappointing." Ever since the numbers were published, there has been an immediate growing echo of voices questioning the Fed's rate hike plans. The loudest of all being Goldman Sachs noting that "the right policy would be to put hikes on hold fo...

2015-04-08 Orbex Read more