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Oct 05, 2018
Actual
134K
Forecast
185K
Previous
270K
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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Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Nov 02, 2018 (Oct) 08:30   189K 134K
Oct 05, 2018 (Sep) 08:30 134K 185K 270K
Sep 07, 2018 (Aug) 08:30 201K 191K 147K
Aug 03, 2018 (Jul) 08:30 157K 193K 248K
Jul 06, 2018 (Jun) 08:30 213K 200K 244K
Jun 01, 2018 (May) 08:30 223K 189K 159K

News

Forex - U.S. Dollar Falls After Jobs Report
Forex - U.S. Dollar Falls After Jobs Report By Investing.com - Oct 05, 2018

Investing.com - The U.S. dollar fell on Friday after the September jobs report came in lower than expected and 10-year Treasury yields rose to a seven-year high. The U.S. dollar index, which measures...

Analysis

Stefan Gleason
Strong Dollar Buys Less By Stefan Gleason - Oct 10, 2018

Some of last week’s weakness in the stock market was attributed to surprisingly week jobs report on Friday. Nonfarm payrolls came in significantly below projections. However, much of that...

Nonfarm Payrolls Discussion

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Gustavo Velozo
Gustavo Velozo Aug 03, 2018 8:36AM ET
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Ouch
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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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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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