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Latest Release
Aug 05, 2016
Actual
4.9%
Forecast
4.8%
Previous
4.9%
The Unemployment Rate measures the percentage of the total work force that is unemployed and actively seeking employment during the previous month.

A higher than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the USD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the USD.
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S. Unemployment Rate
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Sep 02, 2016 (Aug) 08:30   4.8% 4.9%
Aug 05, 2016 (Jul) 08:30 4.9% 4.8% 4.9%
Jul 08, 2016 (Jun) 08:30 4.9% 4.8% 4.7%
Jun 03, 2016 (May) 08:30 4.7% 4.9% 5.0%
May 06, 2016 (Apr) 08:30 5.0% 5.0% 5.0%
Apr 01, 2016 (Mar) 08:30 5.0% 4.9% 4.9%

News

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5 Things to Watch on the Economic Calendar This Week By Investing.com - Aug 28, 2016

Investing.com - In the week ahead, investors will focus on U.S. economic reports to gauge if the world's largest economy is strong enough to withstand a hike in interest rates in the coming months, ...

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Forex - USD/CAD slips lower amid rising oil prices By Investing.com - Aug 08, 2016

Investing.com - The U.S. dollar slipped lower against its Canadian counterpart on Monday, as a rebound in oil prices lent support to the Canadian currency, although Friday’s upbeat U.S. jobs ...

Analysis

Matthew Ashley
Silver Eyes Upcoming Employment Report By Matthew Ashley - 3 hours ago

Key Points: Following a Schiff Pitchfork lower. EMA bias is bearish. Should decline as low as the 17.849 mark. Silver could be setting up for another near-term slip prior to resuming its long-term ...

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All Comments (25)
Sikandar Ali
Sikandar Ali Aug 07, 2015 8:59AM GMT
USDJPY = SELL
Cameron Edwards
Cameron Edwards Feb 06, 2015 4:59AM GMT
Epic fail advice I agree!
Ravikant kumar
Ravikant kumar Jan 09, 2015 7:24AM GMT
No change in unemployment rate....remain same 5.8%
Paulo Carvalho
Paulo Carvalho Feb 06, 2015 11:47AM GMT
5,6
Paulo Carvalho
Paulo Carvalho Feb 06, 2015 11:50AM GMT
maybe 5.4
Ravikant kumar
Ravikant kumar Jan 09, 2015 7:20AM GMT
No change in unemployment rate..remains same 5.8%
AJ Abro
AJ Abro Jan 05, 2015 4:35AM GMT
unemployment rate reduced, So is this mean USD is going to go up?
Khal Boufat
Khal Boufat Jan 09, 2015 7:42AM GMT
No it mean that Number of job is gone down.So USD will go down.but u can't base your analyse at this Forecast.
Steve Elliott
Steve Elliott Jan 09, 2015 10:03AM GMT
Epic fail advice
Paulo Carvalho
Paulo Carvalho Feb 06, 2015 11:48AM GMT
yep
Luqman Khawaja
Luqman Khawaja Sep 05, 2014 9:44AM GMT
@ KILL TRADE If the news gone in -ive Gold will go up and vice versa..
guru gi
guru gi Oct 03, 2014 12:19PM GMT
EUR /USD ,XAU ,GBP , UP & DONE
Pardeep Singh
Pardeep Singh Aug 01, 2014 11:44AM GMT
Can anyone tell about EUR/USD it continuously going down,,,,, .Any factor which support Euro so that it go on a track of Upside
Pianko Rao
Pianko Rao Aug 31, 2014 1:58PM GMT
on 4th Sept ECB maintains status quo on INT rates & its guidance then we may see bounce back towards again 1.3280/360 else fall imminent twrds 1.2800
Qader Peshrou
Qader Peshrou Jun 06, 2014 12:02AM GMT
Technical should usd/jpy go down... Tp 101.300 and sl 103... Wait until next week.
Maurice Brunet
Maurice Brunet May 02, 2014 1:58PM GMT
PROPAGANDA!!!!!!!!
junaid ur rahman
junaid ur rahman May 02, 2014 12:11PM GMT
UsdJpy will go up or down ? am new here
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