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Dollar analysis: Gold and EUR/USD outlook in focus - Nonfarm Payrolls Preview

All eyes will turn to the US jobs report on Friday, as the market refocuses on Fed policy after the Fitch downgrade of US credit rating caused a risk off response in the markets, which sent the dollar and long-dated bond yields surging higher. The US dollar, gold and EUR/USD outlook could be impacted if we see a jobs report that deviates significantly from expectations.


AUD/USD outlook hurt by strong US data, risk off sentiment - NFP Preview

The AUD/USD outlook has been dealt a double or even triple whammy, as risk appetite turned sharply negative, US data improved further and concerns over China lingered. Will we now see another strong US non-farm payrolls report and further dollar strength? It looks that way, as we will explain in this NFP preview article.

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NFP preview: Leading indicators slow while Fed poised to charge ahead

The leading indicators point to a slightly below-expectations reading in this month’s NFP report, with headline job growth potentially coming in somewhere in the 225K-325K range

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NFP preview: Improvement likely as traders eye March for interest rate liftoff

The leading indicators point to a slightly above-expectation reading in this month’s NFP report, with headline job growth potentially coming in somewhere in the 425-525k range.

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January 6, 2022 10:12 AM

[Video] WTI Eyes a Break of 70, USD/CAD Points Lower Ahead of NFP

Another decent employment set supported oil prices overnight, seeing WTI probe 70 resistance ahead of today’s Nonfarm payroll report.


NFP preview: Fed needs to see job growth maintained

After back-to-back readings above 900K net new jobs, traders and economists are expecting “just” 750K jobs this month...

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Jackson Hole Symposium: Powell pours cold water on hawks

Never one to rock the boat dramatically, Powell clearly took a cautious, non-committal approach in his address...

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August 27, 2021 06:33 AM
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[Video] 110 Yen in Focus for NFP, Silver Start to Slide

We could be in for a quiet session ahead of today’s NFP report, but sparks could fly if it misses estimates, like ADP employment did earlier this week.


NFP early insight: USD/JPY vulnerable to a soft reading

A couple more months of strong wage and job growth (ideally accompanied by a peak in COVID cases) could be enough for the Fed to start the long process of normalizing monetary policy


Asian Open: The US Dollar Sits Tall Ahead of Nonfarm Payrolls

Yet whilst price action on USD is almost trying to beckon a strong Nonfarm print, it’s almost asking to get toppled over if we throw murphy’s law into the mix of leading indicators.

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US open: Tech rallies on US non-farm payroll shock

US non farm payrolls saw just 266k jobs added in April vs 990k expected. Treasury yields are falling, along with the US Dollar. The tech heavy Nasdaq futures jumped higher.

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The complete guide to non-farm payrolls (NFP)

Non-farm payrolls data releases are influential on both economic policy and financial markets. Discover what non-farm payrolls are, the upcoming NFP dates for 2022 and how you can trade them.

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February 3, 2021 02:15 AM

NFP Preview: Jobs Momentum Slowing as COVID Accelerates

With election votes still getting tallied and a Fed meeting on tap, tomorrow's jobs report will still be a major event for markets...

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November 5, 2020 05:27 AM
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US Dollar: Possible Profit Taking Actions before Non-farm Payrolls

On Tuesday, the ICE U.S. Dollar Index has stabilized after briefing dropping to its weakest level in more than two years, ending up 0.1% on day to 92.31. U.S. ADP private jobs report for August will be today's focus, with an increase of 1 million expected and compared with +167,000 in July.

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September 1, 2020 07:38 PM
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NFP Recap: What You Need to Know About Today’s “Goldilocks” Report

Despite today's strong report, there are reasons to be concerned about the prospects for the US economy...

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July 2, 2020 05:01 AM

NFP Recap: Mixed Report, Mixed Market Reaction

The monthly US Non-Farm Payrolls report has a well-earned reputation for creating volatility in global financial markets, but even high-impact data is occasionally a dud.

DXY: Dollar tests key resistance ahead of NFP

The Dollar Index is trading near the top of its 6-month trading range ahead of Friday’s US jobs report.

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NFP Preview: Potential for a Upside Beat…but Will Traders Care?

Anyone following the US labor market this year (read: every trader) has been put through a wringer of emotions...

Dollar drops as US hiring plummets, but NFP may not be as bad as it first looks

• 20K jobs created vs. 180k expected • Unemployment -0.2% to 3.8% vs. 3.9% expected • Wages 3.4% yoy vs. 3.3% expected • Dec. revised higher from 220k to 227k • Jan. revised higher from 304k to 306k

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March 8, 2019 05:28 AM


Ahead of Friday’s US non-farm payrolls report the dollar has managed to extend its recovery, thanks mainly to renewed weaknesses in foreign currencies rather than actual strength in the greenback.

NFP Instant Insight: Strong Jobs Report Not Enough to Bring “Patient” Fed Off the Sidelines

In a different environment, today’s Non-Farm Payrolls report would have led to fireworks, rather than the “wet blanket” market reaction that we’ve seen so far.

NFP Preview: Could a strong jobs report save the dollar?

Friday’s jobs and wages numbers may turn out to be not so significant in terms of their potential market impact as investors will still be assessing the Fed’s apparent U-turn in its monetary policy stance – unless the data turn out to be significantly strong or significantly weak.

US Jobs: January nonfarm payrolls even more difficult to predict

Apart from the ADP private sector payrolls report (Wednesday), there aren’t plenty of other pre-NFP leading indicators to look forward to.

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January 28, 2019 02:21 AM