UK Jobs_0404

On Friday, November 3, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics released the monthly payroll figures for the month of October. Although the number of jobs added to the economy rose less than forecast, overall data suggested that the US economy quickly recovered from the September blip due to the hurricanes. 1. Payrolls rise less than expected. Previ...

2018-01-25 John Benjamin Read more
US unemployment_0905

Brushing aside the disappointment of March, the US economy was seen adding 211,000 jobs in the month of April beating consensus estimates by a strong margin. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the unemployment rate in the United States fell to a 10-year low to 4.4% in April, down from 4.5% in March and sitting comfortably belo...

2017-05-09 John Benjamin Read more
US Jobs_Wage growth

The US nonfarm payrolls report covering the month of November will be released today, on December 2nd 2016 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics at 12:30 GMT. The consensus estimates for the month of November are as follows: Monthly Nonfarm payrolls: 165k Unemployment rate: 4.90% Average hourly earnings m/m: 0.20% Previous (October 2...

2016-12-02 John Benjamin Read more
Bank_rate decisions

The US nonfarm payrolls data will be released today, on September 2, 2016, by the Bureau of Labor Statistics at 1230 GMT. The consensus estimates for the month of August are as follows: Monthly Nonfarm payrolls: 186k Unemployment rate: 4.80% Average hourly earnings m/m: 0.20% Average hourly earnings y/y: 2.50% Previous (July N...

2016-09-02 John Benjamin Read more

Friday's nonfarm payrolls report for July was a mixed bag with the monthly number of jobs falling below expectations. However, that was offset by the unemployment rate staying put at 5.3% alongside an upward revised number for June from 223k to 231k. The markets took the jobs report in their stride as expectations continue to rise for a Fed rate...

2015-08-10 John Benjamin Read more