LabourMarket2017

Summary: US. unemployment rate steady at 4.1% in November US. economy adds 228k jobs in November, higher than forecasts of 198k October’s payrolls revised to 244k from 261k previously Average hourly earnings rise 0.2% on the month Wage growth rises 2.5% on the year in November, up from 2.4% previously November payrolls makes ...

2018-01-25 John Benjamin Read more
NFP_March nonfarm payrolls

The much awaiting monthly payroll figures from the US showed that the economy was hit by the two hurricanes in September. However, the underlying data although a bit distorted suggests long-term pressures building up. Summary: Payrolls decline 33,000 in September, missing estimates of 82k increase August payrolls revised higher to 169...

2017-10-19 John Benjamin Read more

The much-anticipated payrolls report for the month of July came with a lot of positives. The data helped the US dollar to recover from the strong losses that have been mounting. In a week that saw the ISM’s manufacturing and non-manufacturing PMI’s both coming out weaker than expected, the July payrolls report was a welcome change. The US empl...

2017-08-08 John Benjamin Read more

The US Jobs Report came in with a positive surprise across the board, most of the numbers came in higher than expected, despite the fact that many of the employment components that were released for the past few weeks were pointing to a possible slowing down. NFP Above 200K The Non-Farm Employment Change came in above the estimates, adding...

2017-08-06 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
US Jobs Report

Summary: Nonfarm payrolls employment rose 138k in May, missing forecasts of 184k March and April payrolls revised down by 66k Unemployment rate falls to a 16-year low at 4.3% Underemployment slips to 8.6% a new cyclical low Wages stable at 2.5% YoY The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the monthly employment situati...

2017-07-26 John Benjamin Read more
Eurozone_Flash_PMI_3101

The week ahead will some important economic releases that will no doubt fuel speculation for the upcoming central bank decisions in June. Wage and price data will most likely influence the FOMC and the ECB meetings coming up later during the month. It will be an especially busy week in the US starting Thursday as the markets move into a new tr...

2017-07-26 John Benjamin Read more
NFP webinar_forex

The June Job report is unnerving investors as uncertainty around the possible Fed rate hike dramatically increases. Our experts have been working hard and prepared an extensive FREE webinar covering all the major financial aspects of the US Jobs report. Discover how to take advantage of high volatility levels with senior business analyst at Sk...

2017-05-30 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Jobs Reports

In the next few hours, all eyes across the board are headed toward the US once again, as we all wait for the US Jobs Report for the month of April. This report is likely to have a notable impact on the markets, whatever the outcome is. Whether if it’s good or bad outcome, in both cases, be prepared for a notable move across asset classes. Wh...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
NFP_Jobs report

After a lack of fundamentals on Thursday combined with low liquidity, the big day is ahead of the US, which set to have higher volume and key economic releases. All eyes are headed toward the US Jobs Report today for the month of March, while the estimates seem to be encouraging. However, today’s economic releases are very complex, and the imp...

2017-04-07 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
BoE_Sterling_GBP

The British pound saw renewed favor among the bears after British PM Theresa May said last weekend that the country was likely to start the Brexit negotiations as early as March 2017. The news sent the British pound sinking to 31-year lows. In the US, economic data this week showed a strong rebound with ISM surveys recovering from the fall in Au...

2016-10-07 John Benjamin Read more