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Latest Release
Apr 06, 2018
Actual
103K
Forecast
193K
Previous
326K
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
May 04, 2018 (Apr) 08:30   195K 103K
Apr 06, 2018 (Mar) 08:30 103K 193K 326K
Mar 09, 2018 (Feb) 09:30 313K 200K 239K
Feb 02, 2018 (Jan) 09:30 200K 184K 160K
Jan 05, 2018 (Dec) 09:30 148K 190K 252K
Dec 08, 2017 (Nov) 09:30 228K 200K 244K

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Sasan FX
Sasan FX Jul 06, 2017 5:05PM ET
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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 2:18PM ET
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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 Jan 06, 2017 2:18PM ET
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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 10:30AM ET
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only bad NFP can stop Dollar rally
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pradip davera
pradip davera Sep 02, 2016 7:13AM ET
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gold sell ?. . gold buy ?
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Hari Hari
Hari Hari Jul 08, 2016 8:24AM ET
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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 7:53AM ET
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i think USD will be down
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ibrahim sheriff
ibrahim sheriff Jul 08, 2016 3:57AM ET
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whats happening to USD ,ITS GOING TO SURVIVE YEN
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Russell Calkins
Russell Calkins Jun 03, 2016 1:38PM ET
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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 9:36AM ET
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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 9:25AM ET
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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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