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AUD/USD: Bearish Trend Still Dominates Ahead of AU Jobs

August 15, 2018 1:23 PM
The price action so far today is emblematic of a textbook “risk off” day: stocks are falling across the globe, oil is trading off by nearly 3%, bond yields are generally retreating, and the yen is the strongest performing major currency (though we would note that gold bugs still can’t seem to catch a break!).

USD/CAD falls sharply ahead of Canadian jobs data

May 10, 2018 1:42 PM
USD/CAD fell sharply for a second day in a row on Thursday as a combination of factors helped to weigh on the US dollar while boosting the Canadian dollar. This USD/CAD drop has occurred immediately ahead of key Canadian jobs data for April to be released on Friday.

NFP Recap: Jobs and wage growth disappoint, but Fed still on track

May 4, 2018 10:50 AM
Most aspects of the US jobs data released on Friday morning disappointed expectations, but were unlikely disappointing enough to sway the Federal Reserve from its firm track towards higher interest rates through 2018 and beyond.

NFP Preview: Wage growth in focus as inflation expectations rise

May 3, 2018 12:43 PM
Monthly employment data will take center stage on Friday morning as the US Department of Labor will report on the number of jobs added to the US economy in April, the unemployment rate, and key wage growth figures.

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.