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U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls

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Latest Release
Nov 03, 2017
Actual
261K
Forecast
310K
Previous
18K
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) 08:30   310K 261K
Nov 03, 2017 (Oct) 07:30 261K 310K 18K
Oct 06, 2017 (Sep) 07:30 -33K 90K 169K
Sep 01, 2017 (Aug) 07:30 156K 180K 189K
Aug 04, 2017 (Jul) 07:30 209K 183K 231K
Jul 07, 2017 (Jun) 07:30 222K 179K 152K

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Forex - USD/CAD Edges Lower in Early Trade
Forex - USD/CAD Edges Lower in Early Trade By Investing.com - Nov 06, 2017

Investing.com - The U.S. dollar edged higher on Monday, as Friday's mostly upbeat data continued to support and as investors and as investors awaited additional information on a U.S. tax reform ...

Gold Prices Edge Higher in Quiet Trade
Gold Prices Edge Higher in Quiet Trade By Investing.com - Nov 06, 2017

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Forex - Dollar Holds Steady Vs. Other Majors
Forex - Dollar Holds Steady Vs. Other Majors By Investing.com - Nov 06, 2017

Investing.com - The dollar held steady against other major currencies on Monday, as markets were still digesting Friday's flurry of U.S. economic reports and investors awaited additional information ...

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Sasan FX
Sasan FX Jul 06, 2017 9:05PM GMT
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Hello, It does not matter up or down, as long as you have 2 Pending orders ready to Roll.It wil be a big.News at least 50 pips movement, The  pridiction is up for US and down for Eur. Good Luck.If you want to know more how to trade it Watch my News trading videos..You tube id: SASANFX1
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Touraj Os
Touraj Os Jan 06, 2017 7:18PM GMT
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only NFP or Trump can stop USD..USD should have bearish it completed cycle of bullish.
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Shadrack Mashoene
Shady Aug 04, 2017 3:18PM GMT
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I think it was just retesting the breakage of the Res.... I forseethe bulls still in power
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mairaj soomro
mairaj soomro Oct 05, 2016 2:30PM GMT
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only bad NFP can stop Dollar rally
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pradip davera
pradip davera Sep 02, 2016 11:13AM GMT
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gold sell ?. . gold buy ?
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Hari Hari
Hari Hari Jul 08, 2016 12:24PM GMT
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How will the variation in USD help Crude oil to wither go high or low.i mean, how is Crude Oil and Dollar dependent..?
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thameera wijesooriya
thameera wijesooriya Jul 08, 2016 11:53AM GMT
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i think USD will be down
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ibrahim sheriff
ibrahim sheriff Jul 08, 2016 7:57AM GMT
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whats happening to USD ,ITS GOING TO SURVIVE YEN
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Russell Calkins
Russell Calkins Jun 03, 2016 5:38PM GMT
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US Labor P. Rate is what people should pay attention to.
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paturi naveen
paturi naveen Jun 03, 2016 1:36PM GMT
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this is the lowest nfp,fed rate is out of question
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james hirst
james hirst May 26, 2016 1:25PM GMT
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Hi guys, I was wondering if someone could help me out..I am interested in determining the direction (greater than or less than expected) of the NFP, not 'predicting' a specific number...How useful is the ADP at predicting the NFP?..What other economic indicators should I look out for?..someone told me to look at the US 10 Year yield curve, how is this of use?...Thanks
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