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JOLTS job openings - an employment miss (not to be missed)
Rate hikes are really beginning to take a bite out of the US employment numbers, with job openings falling at their fastest pace since the pandemic.
NFP preview: Will the jobs report seal a 75bps hike from the Fed?
With some ambiguity about the Fed’s imminent policy decision still lingering, this month’s jobs report will be critical...
NFP preview: Ugly leading indicators have traders on edge
The leading indicators point to slightly below-expectation reading in this month’s NFP report...see what they're saying and possible ways to trade it!
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NFP preview: Will the jobs report tip the scales on the Fed’s decision next month?
This will be the final NFP report before the next Fed meeting in early May, where traders are currently split between expecting a 25bps and a 50bps rate hike.
Bank of Canada meeting preview: BOC inching closer to rate hikes
We expect the BOC to reiterate that the Canadian economy is on track for a full recovery next year, and that an interest rate hike cycle could begin as soon as H1...
New Zealand jobs data to keep the pressure on AUDNZD
Commodity currencies were under pressure overnight. The Norwegian Krone (-1.42%) led the rout followed by the Australian dollar (-1.29%) with the New Zealand dollar (-1.03%) rounding out the top three.
Australian jobs preview and where to next for the AUDUSD
Tomorrow at 11.30 am Sydney time, Australian labour force data for September is due to drop.
Canadian Employment Change in line as data continues to show improvement
With a string of positive jobs data from Canada, the BOC may feel like they are in a better position to continue with their tapering at the next meeting
What will the UK Claimant Count and inflation readings tell us?
If the data is stronger than expected, BOE members may come out more hawkish
UK and Australian Jobs reports could spur GBP/AUD
Will the UK and Australia follow in the same steps as the US and Canada?
What are economic indicators and why are they important?
Economic indicators give traders and investors crucial insights into the health of a country’s economy, which can impact the profitability of positions on a range of markets, including forex, stocks and indices. Discover what economic indicators are and 10 popular macro indicators to watch.
Canadian Jobs data solid: USD/CAD
The BOC will take note of the strong employment print, as they are currently the frontrunner to taper monetary policy!
UK data dumped! GBP weaker
The bullish US Dollar over the past few days hasn’t helped GBP/USD either.
UK data dump could trigger move in GBP
If trading the GBP pairs, watch for volatility around the data this week.
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.
NFP preview: The night is darkest just before the dawn
Speaking both figuratively and literally, December marked dark days for the United States
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NFP Preview: Oversold Dollar Confronts Deteriorating US Labor Market
Recent market moves have been driven by expectations about a future economic recovery, but the current situation for the US labor economy is decidedly more dour...
NFP Preview: What to Expect from the Final Pre-Election Jobs Report
Like everything else these days, this month’s jobs report will be viewed primarily through a political lens as we finally enter the home stretch of the multi-year US Presidential campaign season.
NFP Preview: Will Unemployment Break Back Below 10%?
See what the leading indicators are suggesting for Friday's Non-Farm Payrolls report and the potential trade opportunities that may emerge...
NFP Preview: Will the Jobs Report Save the US Dollar?
When it comes to the FX market, the elephant in the room is the US dollar. The greenback is in the midst of a sharp downtrend against all of its major rivals with the US dollar index testing its lowest level in over two years.
AUD/NZD slides on dovish RBA ahead of NZ employment data
Tonight, the AUD/NZD will remain in focus because we will have key jobs data from New Zealand which could move the kiwi sharply, after the Reserve Bank of Australia Governor dropped the bomb on the Aussie in a surprisingly dovish speech overnight. We think there is the potential for a sizeable move to the downside for this popular cross going forward, especially if NZ jobs numbers beat expectations again.
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.