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U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls

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Latest Release
Dec 08, 2017
Actual
228K
Forecast
200K
Previous
244K
Nonfarm Payrolls measures the change in the number of people employed during the previous month, excluding the farming industry. Job creation is the foremost indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of economic activity.

A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the USD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the USD.
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Dec 08, 2017 (Nov) 15:30 228K 200K 244K
Nov 03, 2017 (Oct) 14:30 261K 310K 18K
Oct 06, 2017 (Sep) 14:30 -33K 90K 169K
Sep 01, 2017 (Aug) 14:30 156K 180K 189K
Aug 04, 2017 (Jul) 14:30 209K 183K 231K
Jul 07, 2017 (Jun) 14:30 222K 179K 152K

News

Forex - Weekly Outlook: December 11 - 15
Forex - Weekly Outlook: December 11 - 15 By Investing.com - Dec 10, 2017

Investing.com - The dollar pared back gains against a basket of the other major currencies on Friday after data showing that while the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected last month wage ...

Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Friday
Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Friday By Investing.com - Dec 08, 2017

Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Friday, December 8: 1. Dollar Rises With U.S. Employment Report on Tap The U.S. Labor Department will release ...

Analysis

Kathy Lien
USD Could Fall On A Fed Hike By Kathy Lien - Dec 12, 2017

By Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management. The U.S. dollar traded higher against most of the major currencies today ahead of Wednesday’s Federal Reserve ...

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