Market Overview

Danske Markets
By Danske Markets - Feb 05, 2016

This week has seen further declines in inflation expectations and interest rates. Concerns about the US economy prompted a sharp fall in the dollar. The fall in inflation expectations raises ...

Danske Markets
Flash Comment US  
By Danske Markets - Feb 05, 2016

In our view, the jobs report was mainly positive, although the headline was weaker than expected. Employment grew by 151,000 in January, significantly lower than employment growth in Q4 (which was ...

Danske Markets
Weekly Focus Sweden  
By Danske Markets - Feb 05, 2016

Market movers ahead In last week's Weekly Focus, we wrote that rate cuts are back on the agenda (see Weekly Focus: Rate cuts back on the agenda , 29 January). Now it is the Riksbank's time to ease, ...

Matthew Weller
NFP Recap: Not As Bad As It Looks
By Matthew Weller - Feb 05, 2016 1

As the monthly tradition dictates, traders eagerly awaited today’s US jobs report with the (lack of) patience of a kid on Christmas. When the report was finally unveiled, it was by no means the ...

Swissquote Bank Ltd
FX Market On Hold Ahead Of NFPs
By Swissquote Bank Ltd - Feb 05, 2016

Market Brief As expected the Bank of England maintained its benchmark rate at a record-low 2% (even Ian McCafferty switched his hawkish vote). The MPC revised down its growth projection to 2.2% from ...

Major Currency Pairs : February 05, 2016
By Deltastock - Feb 05, 2016

EUR/USD Current level - 1.1183 EUR/USD continues to advance forward, towards the projected target at 1.1305. Initial intraday support lies at 1.1150, followed by the crucial low at ...

Ipek Ozkardeskaya
Markets Tread Water Ahead Of NFP
By Ipek Ozkardeskaya - Feb 05, 2016

The weaker dollar story continues today as traders trim US long positions ahead of the Nonfarm Payrolls data release this afternoon. Expected to print 190,000 jobs in January, a lot softer than the ...

Marc Chandler
It Is Not All About U.S. Jobs
By Marc Chandler - Feb 05, 2016

The US nonfarm payrolls report typically dominates the first Friday a new month. In recent years, it has become among the most important economic reports globally. Not today. The market's focus has ...

Fed Hawking The US NFP Data
By AvaTrade - Feb 05, 2016

The Fed stayed away from pulling any punches during their first meeting for this year and if you marvel why? The reason is as simple as it can be! They have become the slave of the global market ...

Littlefish FX
Goldman Sachs Nonfarm Payrolls Preview
By Littlefish FX - Feb 05, 2016

Goldman Sachs (N:GS) Nonfarm Payrolls Preview “Goldman Sachs US Daily: January Nonfarm Payrolls Preview” Key quotes from the report: ‘We expect a 170k gain in Nonfarm Payrolls ...

Dollar Stays Weak As NFP Awaited
By ActionForex - Feb 05, 2016

Dollar recovers mildly but remains the weakest major currency this week as market awaits employment data from US. Non-farm payroll report is expected to show 192k growth in jobs in January while ...

Weak U.S. Data Will Force Fed Out Of New Cycle
By IG - Feb 05, 2016

DXY me this A new variable into top-down views – DXY moves. The USD basket has lost 3.2% since the close on Friday and 2.3% in two days, with Wednesday being the worst single day in DXY in seven...

Danske Markets
Danske Daily - 5 February 2016  
By Danske Markets - Feb 05, 2016

The most important release today is the jobs report for January. The labour market tightened significantly in 2015, which was the main reason why the Fed raised the target rate in December. The ...

Matthew Weller
NFP: Leading Indicators Warn Of Weakness
By Matthew Weller - Feb 04, 2016

The January Nonfarm Payrolls report is due Friday morning at 8:30 EST (13:30 GMT) with expectations centered on a headline print of 192k after last month’s stellar 292k reading. My model ...