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U.S. Participation Rate

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Latest Release
Jan 05, 2018
Actual
62.7%
Previous
62.7%
The participation rate is an important indicator of the supply of labor. It measures the share of the working-age population either working or looking for work. The number of people who are no longer actively searching for work would not be included in the participation rate.
A reading that is stronger than forecast is generally supportive (bullish) for the USD, while a weaker than forecast reading is generally negative (bearish) for the USD.
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S. Participation Rate
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Feb 02, 2018 (Jan) 08:30     62.7%
Jan 05, 2018 (Dec) 08:30 62.7%   62.7%
Dec 08, 2017 (Nov) 08:30 62.7%   62.7%
Nov 03, 2017 (Oct) 07:30 62.7%   63.1%
Oct 06, 2017 (Sep) 07:30 63.1%   62.9%
Sep 01, 2017 (Aug) 07:30 62.9%   62.9%

News

Jobs Report Keeps Fed On Track For Rate Hike in March
Jobs Report Keeps Fed On Track For Rate Hike in March By Investing.com - Jan 05, 2018

Investing.com – Despite the fact that Friday’s release of the monthly employment report showed fewer jobs were created in December than forecast, the data left the Federal Reserve in full ...

U.S. nonfarm payrolls rise more than expected in November
U.S. nonfarm payrolls rise more than expected in November By Investing.com - Dec 08, 2017

Investing.com - The U.S monthly employment report showed that the economy created more jobs than forecast in November, the unemployment rate remained unchanged and wage inflation rose less than ...

Analysis

Arkadiusz Sieron
Payrolls In November 2018 And Gold By Arkadiusz Sieron - Dec 12, 2017

The U.S. economy added 228,000 jobs in November. What does it mean for the gold market? November Payrolls Beat Expectations Total nonfarm payroll employment increased 228,000 in November. The rise ...

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