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NFP preview: Stocks succumb to surging bond yields

October 4, 2018 1:29 PM
The most eye-catching moves in the markets at the start of this month have been the sharp rises in government bond yields, causing a bit of fireworks in the equity markets in the second half of this week.

Week ahead: NFP in focus as Q4 kicks off

September 28, 2018 12:23 PM
Next week is set to be another interesting one as the fourth quarter officially gets underway.

NFP Recap: Are Wages Finally Turning the Corner?

September 7, 2018 9:25 AM
In a world where financial media sensationalizes every US jobs report as “The Most Important Jobs Report Ever,” even the most bombastic personalities had to admit today’s release was relatively insignificant, at least as far as Non-Farm Payroll reports go.

NFP Preview

September 6, 2018 1:33 PM
September has started with a bang with emerging market currencies, commodities and stocks all selling off. More fireworks could be on the way as we head to the final day of the week with jobs data from both North American nations set to hit the wires on Friday, potentially moving the US and Canadian dollars sharply in one or the other direction.

NFP Recap: “Steady as she goes” for the Fed

August 3, 2018 9:16 AM
As we noted yesterday ahead of today’s NFP release, “[There have been] no signs that a pickup in price pressures is imminent, [and therefore] the Federal Reserve is content to stick with its gradual, every-other-meeting rate hike schedule…”. Today’s US jobs report will do little to blow the Fed off course.