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Matt Simpson
NFP: The Aftermath
By Matt Simpson - Jan 10, 2014

To put this into perspective the chart below shows that Frida's was the lowest NFP number since June 2012. Whilst jobs are still being created the market will no doubt be questioning the timing of the...

Chris Kimble
Inside Friday's Bizarre NFP
By Chris Kimble - Jan 10, 2014

Many were looking forward to the closely watched 'Jobs Friday.' Now that the numbers are in, they are lower than many expected. Speaking of lower, have you seen the labor participation rate? It's at ...

Ed Dolan
US Unemployment Rate Falls To 5-Year Low
By Ed Dolan - Jan 10, 2014

The BLS also tracks the number of nonfarm payroll jobs, based on a separate survey of employers. Payroll job gains for December, at 74,000, were the weakest for the year. Goods-producing industries ...

Week In FX Americas: December NFP Below Expectations
By  - Jan 10, 2014

The Department of Labor released the Non Farm Payroll report this morning and took the market by surprise. Estimates by economists polled by Reuters and Bloomberg were expecting a range between an ...

Matt Simpson
The Global Markets: Year To Date
By Matt Simpson - Jan 10, 2014

While it is still early days within 2014 we will take a quick glance at how markets have been performing (or under-performing...)METALS: There is a disparity amongst the metals as Platinum, Gold and ...

Danske Markets
Friday's Market Movers  
By Danske Markets - Jan 10, 2014

Market Movers today Focus will be on the US employment report for December and we expect it to be strong. We expect non-farm payrolls to have increased by 205,000 in December mainly driven by an ...

Danske Markets
Reading The Swedish Markets  
By Danske Markets - Jan 10, 2014

Profit taken. In the trading sessions between Christmas and New Year, we reached our set stop level in the SWH183. However, the position was closed with a profit since we had moved the stop below the ...

Danske Markets
The EMEA Week In Review  
By Danske Markets - Jan 10, 2014

Russian economy in 2014: where to look for growth? Russian economic growth slowed sharply in 2013. We expect 2013 growth to end up at 1.5% y/y, as agriculture and retail sales supported the economy ...