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Latest Release
Apr 07, 2017
Actual
98K
Forecast
180K
Previous
219K
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 05, 2017 (Apr) 08:30   178K 98K
Apr 07, 2017 (Mar) 08:30 98K 180K 219K
Mar 10, 2017 (Feb) 09:30 235K 200K 238K
Feb 03, 2017 (Jan) 09:30 227K 175K 157K
Jan 06, 2017 (Dec) 09:30 156K 178K 204K
Dec 02, 2016 (Nov) 09:30 178K 175K 142K

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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.
mairaj soomro
mairaj soomro Oct 05, 2016 2:30PM GMT
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only bad NFP can stop Dollar rally
pradip davera
pradip davera Sep 02, 2016 11:13AM GMT
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gold sell ?. . gold buy ?
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..?
thameera wijesooriya
thameera wijesooriya Jul 08, 2016 11:53AM GMT
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i think USD will be down
ibrahim sheriff
ibrahim sheriff Jul 08, 2016 7:57AM GMT
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whats happening to USD ,ITS GOING TO SURVIVE YEN
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.
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
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
collen legodi
collen legodi May 06, 2016 1:17PM GMT
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.160K yet every currency against dollar went opposite..i .
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