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Latest Release
Jan 04, 2019
Actual
312K
Forecast
178K
Previous
176K
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
Feb 01, 2019 (Jan) 08:30   185K 312K
Jan 04, 2019 (Dec) 08:30 312K 178K 176K
Dec 07, 2018 (Nov) 08:30 155K 200K 237K
Nov 02, 2018 (Oct) 07:30 250K 193K 118K
Oct 05, 2018 (Sep) 07:30 134K 185K 270K
Sep 07, 2018 (Aug) 07:30 201K 191K 147K

News

Gold Falls as Jobs Data Increases Likelihood of Fed Hikes
Gold Falls as Jobs Data Increases Likelihood of Fed Hikes By Investing.com - Jan 04, 2019

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Jobs Report Gives Green Light to Fed Rate Hikes
Jobs Report Gives Green Light to Fed Rate Hikes By Investing.com - Jan 04, 2019 9

Investing.com - The December employment report showed renewed strength in the U.S. labor market, supporting the Federal Reserve's notion that rate hikes could still be needed this year. The economy...

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Alexandru Baluta
Alexandru Baluta Dec 07, 2018 5:55AM ET
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Nikolas, stop looking to Investing.com
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Gustavo Velozo Aug 03, 2018 8:36AM ET
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Ouch
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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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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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