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NFP Recap: Mixed data highlights stellar job creation, weak wage growth, strong economy

March 9, 2018 11:59 AM
The official US jobs report for February was released on Friday morning, and despite a stellar reading for job creation – 313,000 jobs added in February against prior expectations of around 200,000 – the data was mixed overall, as wage growth was weak and the unemployment rate was slightly higher than expected.

NFP Preview: US jobs report unlikely to boost beleaguered dollar

February 1, 2018 1:10 PM
The first official US jobs data for 2018, covering January, will be reported on Friday morning by the US Department of Labor. Consensus expectations are pointing to an anticipated improvement in non-farm payrolls (NFP) over December’s disappointing outcome. Around 180,000 non-farm jobs are expected to have been added to the US economy in January fol...

NFP Preview: Could a strong US jobs report help boost the struggling dollar?

January 4, 2018 1:32 PM
The official US jobs data for December will be reported on Friday morning by the US Department of Labor, and consensus expectations are pointing to a likely continuation of the strong job creation that prevailed through much of last year (September weather disruptions notwithstanding).