nfp

The monthly Payrolls report from the United States showed the headline figure missing estimates. However, the overall picture of the U.S. labor market remained strong. [shortcode-variables slug="learn-forex-basics"] Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs during the month of July. This ...

2018-08-07 John Benjamin 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
March payrolls data disappoints

The monthly nonfarm payrolls data for the month of March was released last Friday by the U.S. department of labor. Official data showed that the U.S. economy created the smallest pace of jobs in six months which was driven by mild weather. However, wage growth was seen strengthening only slightly which was seen as a positive sign amid a broadly ...

2018-04-13 John Benjamin Read more
US Jobs Report

Nonfarm productivity, measured as an output of goods and services produced per hour worked, declined at an annual rate of 0.50% in the second quarter, compared to the median estimates of an increase of 0.40%. The data from the US labor department released on Tuesday showed that compared to a year ago, US nonfarm productivity is down 0.40%, falli...

2016-08-10 John Benjamin Read more