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Latest Release
Apr 06, 2018
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4.1%
Forecast
4.0%
Previous
4.1%
The Unemployment Rate measures the percentage of the total work force that is unemployed and actively seeking employment during the previous month.

A higher than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the USD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the USD.
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S. Unemployment Rate
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
May 04, 2018 (Apr) 08:30   4.0% 4.1%
Apr 06, 2018 (Mar) 08:30 4.1% 4.0% 4.1%
Mar 09, 2018 (Feb) 09:30 4.1% 4.0% 4.1%
Feb 02, 2018 (Jan) 09:30 4.1% 4.1% 4.1%
Jan 05, 2018 (Dec) 09:30 4.1% 4.1% 4.1%
Dec 08, 2017 (Nov) 09:30 4.1% 4.1% 4.1%

News

Gold Prices Get Boost From Unimpressive Jobs Report
Gold Prices Get Boost From Unimpressive Jobs Report By Investing.com - Apr 06, 2018

Investing.com - Gold prices turned around from early morning losses on Friday as a disappointing jobs report and escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China spurred demand for the precious...

Jobs Report Eases Fears of More Aggressive Fed
Jobs Report Eases Fears of More Aggressive Fed By Investing.com - Apr 06, 2018

Investing.com - With most of the headline readings in the March employment report released on Friday missing consensus, the highly-watched uptick in wage inflation, matching forecasts, was...

Analysis

SGT Markets
Daily FX Analysis: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, AUD/USD By SGT Markets - Apr 19, 2018

EUR/USD Eurozone CPI confirmed a lower ticking. German ZEW came worse than analysts expected. On the other hand, San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams on Tuesday said the Fed...

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Ripelancer Corporation
Ripelancer Corporation Nov 04, 2016 9:08AM ET
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No change here but still USD WILL DROP !
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Adil D.
Adil D. Nov 04, 2016 5:15AM ET
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If higher than 5 = Sell EUR/USD ?
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Sikandar Ali
Sikandar Ali Aug 07, 2015 4:59AM ET
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USDJPY = SELL
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Cameron Edwards
Cameron Edwards Feb 05, 2015 11:59PM ET
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Epic fail advice I agree!
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Ravikant kumar
Ravikant kumar Jan 09, 2015 2:24AM ET
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No change in unemployment rate....remain same 5.8%
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Paulo Carvalho
Paulo Carvalho Jan 09, 2015 2:24AM ET
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5,6
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Paulo Carvalho
Paulo Carvalho Jan 09, 2015 2:24AM ET
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maybe 5.4
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Ravikant kumar
Ravikant kumar Jan 09, 2015 2:20AM ET
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No change in unemployment rate..remains same 5.8%
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AJ Abro
AJ Abro Jan 04, 2015 11:35PM ET
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unemployment rate reduced, So is this mean USD is going to go up?
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Khal Boufat
Khal Boufat Jan 04, 2015 11:35PM ET
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No it mean that Number of job is gone down.So USD will go down.but u can't base your analyse at this Forecast.
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Steve Elliott
Steve Elliott Jan 04, 2015 11:35PM ET
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Epic fail advice
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Paulo Carvalho
Paulo Carvalho Jan 04, 2015 11:35PM ET
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yep
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Luqman Khawaja
Luqman Khawaja Sep 05, 2014 5:44AM ET
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@ KILL TRADE If the news gone in -ive Gold will go up and vice versa..
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guru gi
guru gi Sep 05, 2014 5:44AM ET
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EUR /USD ,XAU ,GBP , UP & DONE
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Pardeep Singh
Pardeep Singh Aug 01, 2014 7:44AM ET
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Can anyone tell about EUR/USD it continuously going down,,,,, .Any factor which support Euro so that it go on a track of Upside
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Pianko Rao
Pianko Rao Aug 01, 2014 7:44AM ET
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on 4th Sept ECB maintains status quo on INT rates & its guidance then we may see bounce back towards again 1.3280/360 else fall imminent twrds 1.2800
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Qader Peshrou
Qader Peshrou Jun 05, 2014 8:02PM ET
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Technical should usd/jpy go down... Tp 101.300 and sl 103... Wait until next week.
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