us unemployment rate

The monthly payrolls report for August released by the U.S. Department of Labor last Friday showed that the pace of hiring picked up the pace in August. Furthermore, the average earnings also grew strongly over the month while the official unemployment rate held steady. [shortcode-variables slug="act_tradeideas"] The U.S. unemployment rate...

2018-09-11 John Benjamin Read more
non-farm payroll

After being weaker ahead of the data release, the US Dollar posted a recovery rally on Friday afternoon as the latest Non-Farm Payrolls report showed that the US economy added more jobs than expected in August. The latest monthly reading jumped by 201k in August, beating expectations of 191k. While this data alone buoyed the market, furth...

2018-09-07 James Harte Read more
non-farm payroll

The biggest event this week for traders is going to be the release of the US Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP), expected at 8:30 EST (14:30 CET). NFP is something of a shorthand for the raft of monthly unemployment data that is released all at the same time. Here are some things to keep in mind for this event. [shortcode-variables slug="registerfornfpw...

2018-09-06 Daniel John Grady Read more
nfp august 2018

The US non-farm payroll (NFP) report, published by the country’s Department of Labor, is possibly one of the most important factors affecting the US dollar. Given that the Greenback is the most traded currency in the world, forex traders all over the globe are on edge waiting for the release of this announcement each and every month. August's re...

2018-08-02 Orbex Read more
nfp non-farm payroll june

NFP is approaching, and with it, high volatility is most probably going to occur. Technical Patterns and Fundamentals seem to be lining-up or synchronizing for a rather big move. With the ADP Non-Farm Employment Change and the Preliminary GDP falling short of their projected figures, the USD now seems to become vulnerable. Technically s...

2018-05-30 Richard Tataru Read more
Economic Releases

With the vast flow of daily economic releases that affect the FX market place, it can be difficult to know which readings are most important and how best to interpret them. Understanding the relevance of economic releases is a crucial step towards success in Forex trading so, read on to find out what the top 5 Forex economic releases are and how...

2018-03-23 James Harte Read more
ISM_Non manufacturing_0610

ISM Non Manufacturing Biggest Monthly Increase On Record Having fallen back to 51.4 in August, a level which has historically signalled a forthcoming recession, the ISM Non- Manufacturing Index recovered in September to print 57.1 – marking the best level in almost a year and the highest month on month increase in the survey’s history. [ca...

2016-10-06 James Harte Read more
NFP_Non Farm Payrolls

The US nonfarm payrolls report data for September will be released this Friday on October 7, 2016, by the Bureau of Labor Statistics at 1230 GMT. The median consensus estimates for the September payrolls report is as follows: Monthly Nonfarm payrolls: 171k Unemployment Rate: 4.90% Average hourly earnings m/m: 0.20% Average hourly...

2016-10-06 John Benjamin Read more
US Unemployment

The September jobs report was one of the most disappointing print this year, with the exception of the seasonal weak print seen in March earlier. The US economy added 142k jobs below the average trend of 200k and missing estimates of 201k. Last month's (August) payrolls were also revised lower from 173k to 136k. The only silver lining in the Sep...

2015-10-05 John Benjamin Read more