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U.S. Private Nonfarm Payrolls

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Latest Release
Aug 03, 2018
Actual
170K
Forecast
189K
Previous
234K
Private Nonfarm Payrolls measures the change in the number of total number of paid U.S. workers of any business, excluding general government employees, private household employees, employees of nonprofit organizations that provide assistance to individuals and farm employees.

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. Private Nonfarm Payrolls
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Sep 07, 2018 (Aug) 08:30   189K 170K
Aug 03, 2018 (Jul) 08:30 170K 189K 234K
Jul 06, 2018 (Jun) 08:30 202K 190K 239K
Jun 01, 2018 (May) 08:30 218K 183K 162K
May 04, 2018 (Apr) 08:30 168K 194K 135K
Apr 06, 2018 (Mar) 08:30 102K 190K 320K

News

U.S. Job Creation Misses Consensus in July
U.S. Job Creation Misses Consensus in July By Investing.com - Aug 03, 2018

Investing.com - Nonfarm payrolls (NFP) rose by 157,000 in July, according to official data released on Friday. That was lower than the consensus estimate for the creation of 193,000 jobs and the...

Analysis

ORBEX
FOMC, ADP Payrolls And ISM In Focus By ORBEX - Aug 01, 2018

The markets were busy with lots of economic data on the tap. In the Eurozone, the flash inflation estimates showed that headline consumer prices increased 2.1% on the year ending June. This was above...

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andrea loizou
andrea loizou Dec 02, 2016 1:28PM ET
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Hi everyone I am new to forex and have 2 trades open for usd/cad and usd/jpy...usd/jpy strike rate 113.674 - stop loss at 112.263 traded 400.00 now 478.91 - can anyone please advise me if I should close the trade today to stay in the money as I don't know what may happen on Monday...usd/cad strike rate 1.32601 - stop loss at 1.309.58..Thanks for your help.
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Ripelancer Corporation
Ripelancer Corporation Nov 04, 2016 9:05AM ET
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Expecting a free fall U.S. Private Nonfarm Payrolls decreased to 142K :D. .
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Lucian Moldovan
Lucian Moldovan Jun 05, 2015 8:47AM ET
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Good news !!.
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PrinceOgechukwu Maduka
PrinceOgechukwu Maduka Dec 05, 2014 4:29AM ET
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excellent trading fro 130 t5o120 good invest EUR TO POUNS
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Kong Wei Pin
Kong Wei Pin Nov 07, 2014 7:45AM ET
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so EUR/USD may rise ?
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Miguel Calvo
Miguel Calvo Apr 03, 2014 11:34PM ET
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It is going to be lower than expected
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Kong Wei Pin
Kong Wei Pin Apr 03, 2014 11:34PM ET
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hi ... so you mean the currency of USD may be lower on that time ?
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Joe Bucks
Joe_Bucks Apr 03, 2014 2:46PM ET
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Private expected to be ~220K in my opinion, Long USD.
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Stefano Orlando
Stefano Orlando Mar 07, 2014 9:05AM ET
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good good good
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khairul izzat abdul aziz
khairul izzat abdul aziz Feb 06, 2014 10:12PM ET
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anyone know this nfp is going to be good or bad??
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gautam thaker
gautam thaker Feb 06, 2014 10:12PM ET
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bad for gold / silver
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Rebecca Patil-ao
Rebecca Patil-ao Feb 06, 2014 10:12PM ET
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is it buy for Eur/USD?.
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