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The US Dollar Index getting ready for Friday’s NFP!

The DXY is moving to the 50% retracement level of the September 28th highs to the lows of October 4th. Unless there is a surprise in the markets before then, DXY is likely to sit near these levels until the data is released.

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NFP preview: No signs of a major slowdown in jobs yet!

Are the expectations for NFP justified? We dive into the key leading indicators for Friday’s critical jobs report below!

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The US dollar index (DXY) hints at a swing low ahead of NFP

After a 5-day correction, the US dollar index is showing signs of stability above a key support zone.

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October 5, 2022 11:03 PM

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Could the Non-Farm Payrolls print be…….BAD?

If the NFP print is weaker than expected, there will be a lot of talk about the Fed "pivot", and markets may see the current trends in stocks and the US Dollar continue!

October 4, 2022 03:35 PM
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Currency pair of the week: AUD/USD

With the RBA meeting on Tuesday and Non-Farm Payrolls from the US on Friday, AUD/USD could be volatile this week.

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October 3, 2022 12:27 PM
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US NFP close to expectations. Will it make a difference to the Fed?

There doesn’t appear to be anything that would sway the Fed’s rate decision for either a 50bps increase or a 75bps increase at the next meeting.

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September 2, 2022 11:13 AM
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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...

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September 1, 2022 10:22 AM
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GBP/USD: What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger

GBP/USD is down only modestly despite so much negative news...

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August 5, 2022 12:41 PM
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Non-Farm Payrolls more than double estimates! What recession?

The US Non-Farm Payroll data released this morning showed that 528,000 jobs were added to the economy during July. This is more then twice the estimate of 250,000.

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August 5, 2022 10:29 AM
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US open: Futures mixed ahead of the NFP

US futures are heading for a mixed start ahead of the NFP, which is expected to show the slowest job creation since November.

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July 8, 2022 07:31 AM
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Two trades to watch: Gold, USD/CAD

Gold remain below 1750 ahead of the NFP. USDCAD rises above 1.30 with US & Canadian jobs data in focus.

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July 8, 2022 03:55 AM
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NFP Preview: 75bps hike likely even if jobs disappoint

Weakness in employment components of the ISM manufacturing and services PMIs point to a potentially disappointing jobs report

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July 7, 2022 11:45 AM
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Non-Farm Payrolls beat; What will the Fed think?

Today’s headline NFP print and average hourly earnings data should make the Fed happy.

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June 3, 2022 10:18 AM
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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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Early NFP insight: Signs of slowing jobs growth in high-frequency data?

Employers may not be posting as many new job openings as they were late last year, and at the margin, more Americans are claiming unemployment benefits than were at the start of this quarter...

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May 31, 2022 12:24 PM
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NFP headline beats expectations; confirms Fed’s view that labor markets are tight

If the Fed continues to raise rates, will the jobs numbers begin to move lower?

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May 6, 2022 10:57 AM
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GBP trades around its 23-month low ahead of NFP

The US dollar is on track for its fifth bullish week, which hasn’t boded well for GBP which clings on to its 23-month low ahead of today’s NFP report.

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May 6, 2022 01:19 AM

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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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Slight miss in headline NFP; February revision picks up the slack

The US added 431,000 Non-Farm jobs to the economy in March vs an expectation of +490,000.

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April 1, 2022 11:02 AM
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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.

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March 31, 2022 09:13 AM
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Strong February NFP report, however, wages slip

The Nonfarm payroll report showed that the US added 678,000 jobs to the economy in February.

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March 4, 2022 10:35 AM
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NFP Preview: All eyes on wages with Fed liftoff less than two weeks away

When it comes to the Federal Reserve, the immediate interest rate decision appears to be made already...

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March 3, 2022 10:14 AM
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NFP Recap: Jobs report much stronger than expected

The Non Farms Payrolls print for January, combined with the December revision, blows estimates out of the water!

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February 4, 2022 11:13 AM