Tag Archive: U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP)

US Dollar Takes NFP Hit But Ends Up Higher on the Week

The US dollar fell on Friday after the U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) came in below expectations with only a gain of 157,000 but otherwise the unemployment rate dropped to 3.9 percent and wage growth remained unchanged at 0.3 percent….
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Dollar Awaits Jobs Report Amid Trade Uncertainty

The US dollar is higher against major pairs on Thursday in anticipation of a strong U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP). The U.S. Federal Reserve kept rates unchanged on Wednesday and without a press conference there was little guidance for the…
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Dollar Higher After Trump Administration Reopens Talks with China

The US dollar rose on Tuesday after American inflation data was in line with expectations and consumer confidence came out higher than forecasted. The U.S. Federal Reserve wraps up its two day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on Wednesday…
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Dollar Mixed Ahead of Busy Week in the Market

The US dollar is mixed on Friday against major pairs. The US economy grew at a 4.1 percent pace on the second quarter according to the first estimate. The number came in right on the forecast which had no positive…
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Trade Uncertainty Hits Dollar’s Confidence

Trade Uncertainty Hits Dollar Confidence The US dollar fell against major pairs on Friday despite a strong June jobs report due to the impending start of tariffs against Chinese goods and the retaliation from the Asian nation on US exports….
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USD Falters Ahead of Jobs Report and Start of Chinese Goods Tariffs

The US dollar is mixed against major pairs on Thursday. Reports of a zero tariff on auto imports between the EU and the US boosted the EUR as private payrolls and jobless claims disappointed in the US. The USD staged…
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US Private Jobs and Bank of Canada on the Agenda

The US dollar is mixed as risk aversion has made traditional safe haven currencies (JPY and CHF) advance versus the greenback. The USD is higher against the EUR as the Spanish PM faces a confidence vote with the single currency…
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Geopolitical Tensions Moderate Ahead of US Jobs Week

The US dollar was up against majors pairs on Friday ahead of the release of employment data in America. On a weekly basis the greenback gained against the CAD, EUR and GBP but lost ground against the JPY, AUD and…
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Dollar Keeps Going Strong as Growth Concerns Rise in Europe

The US dollar rally continues to gather steam as it appreciated against major pairs for a third week. The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) provided little support with a miss in both the headline job number and the much anticipated…
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Dollar Rally Takes Breather Ahead of US Jobs Report

The US dollar is lower against major pairs on Thursday, but still holds considerable gains in weekly measures. The Fed held rates unchanged on Wednesday and its statement hinted at gradual tightening. The usually steady U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP)…
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