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XAU/USD ? Gold unchanged as jobless claims within expectations


"Gold is trading sideways in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1223.17, up 0.02% on the day. On the release front, key indicators beat their estima..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 16:07
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators, point, trading

U.S weekly jobless claims fall


"New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped last week and the number of Americans on jobless rolls fell back to levels last seen in 1973, suggesting a further tightening in labor market co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 15:09
Taggar: employment, market

ADP Canada: Employment increased in September


"Employment in Canada increased by 28,800 jobs from August to September according to the September ADP® Canada National Employment Report. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 15:00
Taggar: employment, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar lower after hawkish Fed minutes


"The Canadian dollar has ticked lower in the Thursday session, after recording considerable losses on Wednesday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3044, up 0.15% on the day. On the release front, Phil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 14:18
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

Aussie gains as unemployment hits 6-1/2 year low


"  Unemployment lowest since 2012 While the headline number of jobs Australia added in September was a disappointment, it was the details and the accompanying unemployment data that stirred Aussie bull..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 06:01
Taggar: aussie, bull, employment, point

GBP/USD ? British pound pushes above 1.32 as wage growth rises


"GBP/USD has gained ground in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3198, up 0.34% on the day. On the release front, the focus was on British job numbers. Wage gr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 18:33
Taggar: employment, rate, trading

EUR/USD Heads to Close Higher on Friday After NFP


"EUR/USD was heading to settle above the opening level on Friday after volatile moves caused by nonfarm payrolls. The US employment report was rather mixed, making the cur..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 21:53
Taggar: currency, currency pair, employment, report

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Falls Despite US Jobs Report Miss


"The Canadian dollar fell against the US dollar on Friday despite a rebound in Canadian employment numbers and a miss in their American counterparts. The loonie did advance against the greenback when t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 18:20
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, report

Employment: U.S miss, Canada beat expectations


"U.S unemployment rate falls to a 49-year low The September U.S unemployment rate fell to +3.7% from +3.9% in August, the lowest rate since 1969. The U.S non-farm payrolls rose to a seasonally adjusted..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 14:59
Taggar: employment, rate

Awaiting U.S. Jobs Report and the Kavanaugh Vote and Watching Sino-U.S. Trade Dispute Intensify


"Wednesday’s ADP estimate of private employment growth and very low jobless insurance claims suggest a very large jump in U.S. non-farm payroll jobs. The Labor Dept announces the figure at 08:30..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 14:12
Taggar: employment, employment growth

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar unchanged ahead of key job data


"The Canadian dollar is unchanged in the Friday session. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2919, down 0.02% on the day. On the release front, there are key employment indicators on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 13:43
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar shrugs as Canadian employment jumps


"The Canadian dollar is unchanged in the Friday session. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2934, up 0.11% on the day. On the release front, the focus is on key employment indicator..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 13:43
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, rate, trading

NFP Report to Keep Fed on Rate Hike Path


"Friday’s nonfarm payrolls report for September comes at an important time for markets: As inflation fears again pop up, the government’s measures of not only job creation but also wage gro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 20:35
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate, report

Gold climbs above $1200 as U.S dollar dips


"Gold has posted considerable gains on Thursday, erasing much of the losses which marked the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1201.25, up 0.30% on th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 18:19
Taggar: employment, gold

GBP/USD ? British pound punches past 1.30 as greenback softens


"GBP/USD has posted strong gains on Thursday, recovering from losses earlier in the week. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3030, up 0.70% on the day. On the release front, there..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 17:03
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen rebounds, investors eye Japanese consumer reports


"USD/JPY has posted losses in the Thursday session, after showing strong gains on Wednesday. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 114.02, down 0.45% on the day. On the release front, U.S une..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 16:08
Taggar: employment, trading

US Unemployment Claims Falls to 49 Year Low


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a near 49-year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength, which should continue to underpin economic growth. The labor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 15:54
Taggar: employment, market, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar quiet, Ivey PMI next


"The Canadian dollar is trading sideways in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2875, up 0.06% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases Ivey PMI is ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 14:22
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Struggling euro breaches 1.15


"EUR/USD is steady on Thursday, after posting six losing sessions. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1503, up 0.21% on the day. On the release front, there are no major German or eurozone events on t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 12:13
Taggar: employment, trading

DAX slides as Italian budget unnerves markets


"The DAX index is steady in the Friday session, after sharp gains on Thursday. Currently, the index is at 12,275 points, down 1.31% on the day. In economic news, German unemployment change plunged by 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 12:25
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators, inflation, point

EUR/USD ? Euro slides as Italy approves controversial budget


"EUR/USD is down slightly in the Friday session, after sharp losses on Thursday. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1622, down 0.16% on the day. In economic news, German unemployment change plunged by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 11:28
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators, inflation, trading

Gold steady, shrugs off strong manufacturing, jobless claims data


"Gold has taken a pause in the Thursday session, after posting gains on Wednesday. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1203.83, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 18:24
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators

GBP/USD ? British pound rises to 10-week high on higher retail sales


"GBP/USD has posted strong gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3260, up 0.85% on the day. On the release front, British retail sales posted a gain of 0.3%, beating the es..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 17:22
Taggar: employment, indicators, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen trading sideways, Japanese inflation report next


"USD/JPY is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 112.17, down 0.09% on the day. In economic news, U.S indicators looked sharp, as Philly Fed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 16:29
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators, trading

U.S weekly jobless claims fall


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting near a 49-year low in a sign the job market remains strong. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 14:40
Taggar: employment, market

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar at 3-week high as greenback retreats


"The Canadian dollar has posted small gains in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2908, down 0.10% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases ADP nonfarm employment change..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 13:35
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

U.S weekly jobless claims drop to near 49-year low


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting its lowest level in nearly 49 years and pointing to robust labor market conditions. Initial claims for sta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 14:59
Taggar: employment, market, point

Earnings shine in another strong US jobs report


"Dollar rallies after impressive numbers The dollar has caught a bid after the release of yet another strong jobs report for the US, which included some good news on wages as well as employment. Earnin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 15:11
Taggar: dollar, employment, report

Canada loses -51k jobs, CAD lower


"By the numbers: Canada Aug. Net change in employment: -51.6K vs. +5.0K e Unemployment rate: +6.0% vs. +5.9%e Full time employment: +40.4K vs. +35.0Ke ? Part time employment Change: -92.0K vs. -30Ke Pa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 14:41
Taggar: employment, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar trading sideways ahead of key job data


"The Canadian dollar has inched higher in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3124, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, the focus will be on employment indicators on both si..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 13:34
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, trading

Gold steady as investors eye nonfarm payrolls, wage growth


"Gold has posted slight gains in the Thursday session, continuing the trend seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1198.43, up 0.20% on the day. On the rel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 18:39
Taggar: employment, gold, point

EUR/USD Flat After ADP Employment Missed Expectations


"EUR/USD attempted to rally after the employment report from Automatic Data Processing failed to meet market expectations. Yet the currency pair was unable to sustain the ..."

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen jumps to 1-week high


"The Japanese yen has posted considerable gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 110.83, down 0.62% on the day. In economic news, unemployment claims dropped to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 18:15
Taggar: employment, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar dips despite strong construction report


"The Canadian dollar has edged lower in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3214, up 0.27% on the day. On the release front, Canadian Building Permits jumped 1.1%, crushing the est..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 17:04
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

U.S jobless claims fall to near 49-year low


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a 49-year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength that should continue to underpin economic growth. Initial cla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 14:53
Taggar: employment, market, point

EUR/USD ? Euro shrugs off weak German industrial data


"EUR/USD has recorded small losses in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1624, down 0.07% on the day. On the release front, German Factory Orders declined 0.9%, missing the estim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 12:17
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro steady as Eurozone CPI estimate close to estimate


"EUR/USD is showing little movement in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1661, up 0.08% on the day. On the release front, German Preliminary CPI is expected to dip to 0.1%. The US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 12:21
Taggar: cpi, employment, inflation, inflation reports, report, retail sales, trading

Weekly US Jobless Claims Rise by 3,000


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to a robust labor market that should keep the economy on a strong growth path this..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 14:52
Taggar: economy, employment, market, point

EUR/USD ? Euro ticks lower, investors await German CPI


"EUR/USD is showing little movement in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1695, down 0.11% on the day. On the release front, German Preliminary CPI is expected to dip to 0.1%. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 12:17
Taggar: cpi, employment, inflation, inflation reports, report, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen dips, inflation reports next


"The U.S dollar has posted broad gains in Thursday trade, and USD/JPY has also moved higher. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 111.14, up 0.53% on the day. In the U.S, employment cl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 17:52
Taggar: dollar, employment, home sales, trading

US Jobless Claims Drop Signalling Strong Employment


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, a sign the labor market was holding firm despite tensions between the United States and its trading partners that have led to t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 17:24
Taggar: employment, market, trading

EUR/USD Halts Rally After Five Days of Gains


"EUR/USD fell today after rising for five straight sessions. While markets initially considered yesterday’s FOMC policy minutes dovish, today they changed their stance, believing that the..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 17:18
Taggar: employment, market, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar dips as greenback recovers


"The Canadian dollar has posted losses in the Thursday session, erasing the losses seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3038, down 0.32% on the day. In economic news, U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 14:51
Taggar: dollar, employment, profit, rate, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro rally stalls on soft manufacturing PMIs


"EUR/USD has recorded losses in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1564, down 0.27% on the day. In economic news, manufacturing PMIs in Germany and the eurozone softened in July..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 12:41
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar trading sideways as manufacturing sales within expectations


"The Canadian dollar has steadied in the Thursday session, after considerable losses on Wednesday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3143, up 0.02% on the day. On the release front, Canadian Manufactu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-16 15:40
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower on Contagion Fears


"Canadian Jobs Impress but Loonie Lower on Global Contagion Fears The Canadian dollar is lower on Friday. The USD/CAD is trading at 1.3083. Statistics Canada released a stronger than expected employmen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 15:37
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, rate, report, trading

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower after Flight to Safety from Investors


"NAFTA Optimism not Lifting Loonie The Canadian dollar is lower on Thursday awaiting employment data to be released early on Friday. The diplomatic row between Canada and Saudi Arabia continues as both..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-09 17:02
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, oil

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 re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-03 22:22
Taggar: dollar, employment, rate

EUR/USD Volatile After NFP, Stabilizes Above Opening Level


"US nonfarm payrolls released today were mixed, with disappointing employment growth but solid wage inflation and falling unemployment rate. EUR/USD jumped immediately after the release, but..."

Dollar Mixed After NFP Miss


"U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in July, likely due to companies? struggles to find qualified workers, and the unemployment rate declined, pointing to tightening labor market conditions. Non..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-03 15:32
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

Big revisions offset July miss on payrolls


"By the numbers: July NFP and U.S Trade Average hourly earnings m/m: +0.3%e vs. +0.3%a Average hourly earnings y/y: +2.7%e vs. +2.7%a U.S employment change: +193Ke vs. +157Ka U.S unemployment rate: +3..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-03 14:50
Taggar: employment, rate

EUR/USD Drops, Pays Little Attention to FOMC Policy Announcement


"EUR/USD was falling on Wednesday even as most US macroeconomic reports were underwhelming (with the notable exception of employment data). The policy meeting of the ..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 01:42
Taggar: employment, market, report

Gold slide resumes as jobless claims slide


"Gold has resumed its losing ways in the Thursday session, after showing little change on Wednesday. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1217.53, down 0.83% on the day. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 17:24
Taggar: employment, gold

Canada: ADP National Employment Falls


"Employment in Canada decreased by 10,500 jobs from May to June according to the June ADP® Canada National Employment Report. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP Canad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 15:28
Taggar: employment, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar slides on soft employment report


"The Canadian dollar has posted considerable losses in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3266, up 0.73% on the day. On the release front, Canadian ADP Nonfarm Employment Change p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 15:04
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro under pressure, dips below 1.16


"EUR/USD is lower in the Thursday session, following the downward trend which has marked much of the week. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1602, down 0.31% on the day. On the release front, there o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 12:02
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

GBP/USD ? UK job numbers disappoint, send pound lower


"The British pound has posted considerable losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3160, down 0.57% on the day. On the release front, British employment numbers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 16:40
Taggar: employment, market, point, pound, trading

EUR/USD Recovers on Mixed US Data


"The euro had fallen against the US dollar during the first half of the European trading session before the US macroeconomic data was released. Following the release..."

USD/JPY ? Dollar shrugs off soft CPI, pushes yen to 6-month low


"The Japanese yen continues to post losses this week. In Thursday’s North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 112.50, up 0.44% on the day. On the release front, the focus is on inflation repo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 17:36
Taggar: cpi, employment, inflation, inflation reports, report, trading

Dollar Mixed After Strong Inflation and Trade Concerns Cancel Each Other


"U.S. consumer prices barely rose in June, but the underlying trend continued to point to a steady buildup of inflation pressures that could keep the Federal Reserve on a path of gradual interest rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 16:37
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar halts slide, U.S consumer inflation remains soft


"The Canadian dollar has posted gains in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3152, down 0.43% on the day. In the U.S, the focus is on inflation reports. CPI edged down to 0.1%, shy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 14:20
Taggar: cpi, dollar, employment, inflation, inflation reports, report, trading

Philippines Embraces Cryptocurrency: Exchanges Issued Provisional Licenses


"The Philippines Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) announced it granted three cryptocurrency exchanges provisional license to operate. All three are foreign-based, including two from Hong Kong and..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 11:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, employment, financial, investment, rate

Gold gains ground at start of week


"Gold has gained ground in the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1260.98 up 0.44% on the day. On the economic front, there are no key events on the sched..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 17:58
Taggar: employment, gold

EUR/USD Rallies on Soft NFP


"EUR/USD rallied today, finding help from the disappointing US nonfarm payrolls. While employment rose more than was expected, other indicators failed to meet expectations. The currency..."

USD Lower After Strong Jobs Report


"The dollar fell on Friday after data showed the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected in June, but a closely-watched inflation gauge ? wage growth ? rose less than forecast, while the unemploym..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 15:57
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, inflation, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar subdued ahead of Canadian, US job numbers


"The Canadian dollar continues to show little movement. In the Friday session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3134, up 0.01% on the day. On the release front, employment data is in the spotlight on both sides..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 11:14
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro steady, markets await US nonfarm payrolls


"EUR/USD has posted gains in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1711, up 0.18% on the day. On the release front, German Industrial Production jumped 2.6%, crushing the estimate of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 09:04
Taggar: employment, industrial production, trading

EUR/USD Gets Boost from Underwhelming US Employment


"EUR/USD rallied today, getting boost from worse-than-expected US employment data. Meanwhile, data in the eurozone was good. ADP employment rose by just 177k in June, missing the..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 22:35
Taggar: employment

Gold steady, investors eye Fed minutes


"Gold is showing limited movement in Thursday session, ahead of the release of the Federal Reserve minutes. In the North American session, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1256.29, up 0.04% on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 18:43
Taggar: employment, gold

GBP/USD ? British pound quiet ahead of FOMC minutes


"The British pound is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3224, down 0.05% on the day. On the release front, there are no major British ev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 18:21
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

Private Payrolls and Jobless Claims Disappoint Ahead of NFP


"U.S. private payrolls rose less than expected in June while the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but that did little to change perceptions that labor m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 17:50
Taggar: employment, market, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar steady ahead of FOMC minutes, US job data disapppoints


"The Canadian dollar has inched lower in Thursday trading. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3123, down 0.17% on the day. On the release front, employment data is in the spotlight. ADP nonfarm payroll..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 14:38
Taggar: day trading, dollar, employment, trading

DAX slips as German, eurozone PMIs soften


"The DAX index has started the week with losses. In the Monday session, the DAX is at 12,237, down 0.56% on the day. In economic news, the focus is on manufacturing reports. German and eurozone manufac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-02 12:03
Taggar: employment, report

No Plans to Lift New Zealand?s Official Cash Rate Anytime Soon


"The best contribution we can make to maximising sustainable employment, and maintaining low and stable inflation, is to ensure the OCR is at an expansionary level for a considerable period. So conclud..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 19:55
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation

GBP/USD ? pound under pressure ahead of British current account, GDP


"The British pound is under pressure, as GBP/USD has headed lower for a third straight day. In Thursday’s North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3093, down 0.16% on the day. On the rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 17:57
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar Gains Ground, U.S GDP Next


"The Canadian dollar has posted losses in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3289, down 0.40% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian events. In the U.S, Final GDP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 14:13
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

EUR/USD Reverses Losses, Boosted by Weak Manufacturing Index


"EUR/USD was falling during the current trading session but managed to reverse its losses. The rebound gained momentum after the Philadelphia Fed reported that its manufacturing ind..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 16:49
Taggar: employment, indicators, report, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen higher, Japan inflation data next


"The Japanese yen has posted gains in the Thursday session. In the North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 110.01, down 0.31% on the day. On the release front, key U.S indicators were mixed. The Ph..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 16:41
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar steady ahead of U.S, Canadian employment data


"The Canadian dollar is showing little movement in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3224, up 0.09% on the day. On the release front, there are employment releases on both sides..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 13:52
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

USD/CAD ? U.S dollar breaks above 1.33 as trade war fears weigh on loonie


"The Canadian dollar is trading sideways in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3292, up 0.04% on the day. On the release front, there are Canadian events on the schedule. The U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 13:29
Taggar: dollar, employment, home sales, trading

DAX Moves Higher Ahead of Fed Rate Announcement


"The DAX index has posted gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,898, up 0.44% on the day. On the release front, Eurozone employment change edged up to 0.4%, above the estimate of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 13:44
Taggar: employment, industrial production

EUR/USD ? Euro Ticks Higher Ahead of Expected Fed Rate Hike


"EUR/USD is steady in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1760, up 0.13% on the day. In the eurozone, Employment Change edged up to 0.4%, above the estimate of 0.3%. Industrial P..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 12:04
Taggar: employment, industrial production, trading

GBP/USD ? Unemployment Claims Sparkle But Pound Yawns


"The British pound is unchanged in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3389, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, Britain released key employment numbers. Wage g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 17:29
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

Canadian Jobs Falls 7,500 in May Well Below Expectations


"Employment was little changed in May, and the unemployment rate was 5.8% for the fourth consecutive month. On a year-over-year basis, employment grew by 238,000 or 1.3%, due to gains in full-time work..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 14:35
Taggar: employment, rate

USD/CAD ? Ontario Vote Fails to Boost Canadian Dollar, Job Data Next


"It continues to be an uneventful week for the Canadian dollar, and the trend has continued on Friday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3007, up 0.17% on the day. In economic news, Canada will releas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 13:52
Taggar: dollar, employment, rate, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Shrugs off Weak Job Numbers, Dramatic Ontario Election


"It continues to be an uneventful week for the Canadian dollar, and the trend has continued on Friday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3002, up 0.17% on the day. In economic news, Canadian housing a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 13:52
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

Gold Yawns as US Jobless Claims Within Expectations


"  Gold has inched higher in the Thursday session. In the North American session, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1297.31, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, U.S, unemployment claims t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 18:26
Taggar: employment, gold

GBP/USD ? British Pound Shrugs Off Strong Housing Inflation Data


"The British pound has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3432, up 0.15% on the day. On the release front, British Halifax HPI recorded a stro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 17:23
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Edges Higher, Final GDP Next


"The Japanese yen has posted modest gains in the Thursday session. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 109.99, down 0.17% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Leading Indicators..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 16:03
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

U.S Weekly Jobless Claims Drop as Labor Market Gains Steam


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further tightening in labor market conditions. The robust labor market and firming inflation have ce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 15:39
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, market, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Will Ontario Election Shake Up Canadian Dollar?


"It has been an uneventful week for the Canadian dollar, and the trend has continued on Thursday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2958, up 0.11% on the day. On the release front, the U.S unemploymen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 13:53
Taggar: bank, dollar, employment, financial, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Rises to 3-Week High on Talk of Stimulus Wind-Up


"EUR/USD has posted gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1822, up 0.40% on the day. On the release front, German Factory Orders plunged 2.5%, missing the estimate of 0.7%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 11:35
Taggar: employment, trading

Slight Gains for Gold Against Sluggish Greenback


"Gold has posted slight gains in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1299.37, up 0.24% on the day. On the release front, there are no major US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 18:38
Taggar: employment, gold

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Steady Despite Soft Consumer Report


"The Japanese yen has ticked lower in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 110.23, up 0.23% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Average Cash Earnings is expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 17:19
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Improves to 2-Week High as Eurozone Retail PMI Climbs


"EUR/USD has posted gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1770, up 0.43% on the day. On the release front, there are no major events in the Eurozone or U.S. Eurozone Retai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 12:11
Taggar: economy, employment, point, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Gains Ground on Strong Services PMI


"The British pound has moved higher in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3376, up 0.46% on the day. On the release front, British Services PMI improved to 54.0, mark..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 18:54
Taggar: employment, point, pound, report, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Trading Sideways, U.S Services PMI Climbs


"The Japanese yen is unchanged in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 109.84, up 0.02% on the day. On the release front, U.S manufacturing and employment reports were sh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 16:59
Taggar: employment, point, report, trading

Dollar Rises as US Jobs Outperform Despite Trade Fears


"The US dollar is higher against major pairs on Friday after a strong US jobs report was published. The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report showed the economy added 223,000 jobs last month driving the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 21:04
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, rate, report

EUR/USD Rallies as Employment Data Exceeds Expectations


"EUR/USD rallied today even though trade wars between the United States and their partners have started. Yet macroeconomic data in the United States overshadowed other news. Almost..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 17:05
Taggar: employment, indicators, report

US Unemployment Drops to 3.8% in May


"The U.S. economy continued to add jobs at a solid clip in May, with nonfarm payrolls up 223,000 while the unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. Economi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 16:32
Taggar: economy, employment, rate, report

May Non-farm Payroll (NFP) by the Numbers


"It?s another strong U.S employment report US Labor May Nonfarm Payrolls +223K; Consensus +190K US May Unemployment Rate 3.8%; Consensus 3.9% US May Average Hourly Earnings +0.3%, or +$0.08 to $26.92;..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 14:46
Taggar: employment, rate, report

Buckle in for an action-packed holiday-shortened week


"Buckle in for an action-packed holiday-shortened week brimmed with essential events, none more significant than the May employment report particularly in light of the recent dovish conversation on wag..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-27 01:16
Taggar: dollar, employment, margin, report

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..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-25 21:58
Taggar: dollar, employment

GBP/USD ? British Pound Edges Higher as Retail Sales Sparkle


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3377, up 0.21% on the day. On the release front, British Retail Sales posted a stro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:42
Taggar: employment, pound, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dips as Trump Threatens Tariffs


"The Canadian dollar continues to head lower and has posted considerable losses in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2895, up 0.47% on the day. On the release front, Canadian Cor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 16:04
Taggar: dollar, employment, profit, rate, trading

U.S Weekly Jobless Claims Increase


"New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits increased more than expected last week, but remained below a level consistent with a healthy labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 15:14
Taggar: employment, market

Blockchain Skills? Hired! $120,000+ Plus Bonus!


"Blockchain this and blockchain that might be so much hype, but no one can deny hundreds of millions of dollars, some say billions, sloshing around the ecosystem in search of advancing technology under..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 20:48
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, dollar, employment, market

Gold Continues to Drift at $1290


"Gold is trading sideways in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1290.46, down 0.03% on the day. On the release front, key U.S indicators were a mix..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 18:18
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Steady, US Posts Mixed Numbers


"It continues to be an uneventful week for the British pound. In Thursday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3505, up 0.12% on the day. On the release front, there are no British i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 18:02
Taggar: employment, indicators, pound, trading

US Treasury Yields Continue to Push EUR/USD Lower


"EUR/USD fell today, extending its decline for the fourth consecutive trading session, as persistently firm US Treasury yields continued to bolster the US dollar. Macroeconomic..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 17:22
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

U.S Weekly Jobless Claims Rise


"New applications for U.S. jobless benefits increased more than expected last week, but the number of Americans on unemployment rolls fell to its lowest level since 1973, pointing to diminishing labor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 15:05
Taggar: employment, market, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady Ahead of Canadian, U.S Job Reports


"The Canadian dollar is steady in the Thursday session, after posting gains on Wednesday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2778, down 0.10% on the day. In economic news, Canada releases Foreign Secur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 13:59
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Under Pressure as UK Employment Data Falters


"The British pound has posted losses in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3495, down 0.44% on the day. On the release front, UK employment numbers disappointed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-15 17:11
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Higher, Investors Eye U.K Employment Numbers


"The British pound has started the week with gains. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3596, up 0.41% on the day. On the release front, there are no economic indicators in the U.K o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 17:48
Taggar: employment, indicators, pound, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Gains Ground, US Retail Sales Ahead


"The Canadian dollar has started the week with gains. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2756, down 0.34% on the day. On the economic front, Canada releases key jobs data. The economy is expected to ad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 14:16
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, rate, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar at 3-Week High, Employment Numbers Next


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2743, down 0.19% on the day. On the economic front, Canada releases key jobs data. The economy is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 13:11
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, rate, trading

Non-Manufacturing U.S.-Minus-Euroland PMI Spread


"The U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing index-minus-euro area services PMI was cut nearly in half to +2.1 in April, a three month low. The U.S. index dropped 2.0 points to 56.8, led by reductions of 1.5..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-06 04:02
Taggar: employment, point

U.S. Adds 164,000 Jobs in April; Unemployment Falls to 3.9%


"By the numbers: April non-farm payroll (NFP) +164K vs. +192Ke Change in private payrolls: +168K vs. +190Ke Change in manufacturing payrolls: +30K vs. +20Ke Birth-death adjustment: +260K vs. +65K prior..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 14:56
Taggar: employment, rate

EUR/USD Fails to Rally on Disappointing Nonfarm Payrolls


"US nonfarm payrolls came out surprisingly weak, prompting EUR/USD to jump immediately after the release. But the rally was extremely short-lived, and the currency pair is stil..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 14:56
Taggar: currency, currency pair, employment

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady Ahead of US Job Numbers


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight gains in the Friday session. USD/CAD is trading at 1.2871, up 0.18% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases Ivey PMI, which is expected to improve to 60..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 14:13
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, point, trading

Gold Gains Ground on Trade War Concerns


"Gold has posted strong gains in the Thursday session, after trading sideways on Wednesday. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1313.89, up 0.69% on the day. On the release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 17:57
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips to 4-Month Low, British Services PMI Misses Estimate


"The British pound continues to falter session and has edged lower in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3551, down 0.16% on the day. On the release front, British S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 17:20
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Improves, Shrugs Off Sharp US Numbers


"The Japanese yen has posted gains in the Thursday session, after little movement on Wednesday. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 109.37, down 0.42% on the day. On the release front, unemp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 16:28
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dips as Trade Deficit Jumps


"The Canadian dollar has posted losses in the Thursday session, erasing the gains seen on Wednesday. USD/CAD is trading at 1.2846, down 0.29% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases trade bal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 15:44
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, trade balance, trading

Dollar Stronger on Possibility Fed to Step up Tightening Pace


"The US dollar rose on Tuesday against all major pairs. The greenback started to rally in April and even though the ISM manufacturing index was lower than expected it did little to dent the advance of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 22:28
Taggar: currency, dollar, employment

Reserve Bank of Australia


"Notwithstanding a lengthy 21 months since the last change of Australia’s official cash rate — a cut of 25 basis points to 1.5% — members of the RBA Board remain in no hurry to start..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 17:25
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, rate

Fed Expected to Keep Rates Unchanged in May But Pick Pace in 2018


"The U.S. Federal Reserve is set to hold interest rates steady this week but will likely further encourage expectations that it will lift borrowing costs in June on the back of rising inflation and low..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 15:11
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Continues to Trade Quietly, US Advance GDP Next


"The Canadian dollar is showing limited movement in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2885, up 0.11% on the day. In the US, durable goods orders are expected to soften, and unemp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 13:56
Taggar: dollar, durable goods, employment, goods orders, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Slide Continues as Cautious ECB Holds Course


"EUR/USD has posted slight losses in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2086, down 0.15% on the day. On the release front, French Flash GDP dropped to 0.3%, shy of the estimate of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 11:43
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Trading Sideways, US Durable Goods Next


"The Canadian dollar is showing limited movement in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2836, down 0.08% on the day. In the US, durable goods orders are expected to soften, and une..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 14:22
Taggar: dollar, durable goods, employment, goods orders, trading

Philippines Welcomes Crypto Economic Zone


"After hemming and hawing in its strange relationship with cryptocurrencies and the businesses they imply, the Philippine government decided to make room for a set aside economic zone. The scheme is of..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 13:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, employment

GBP/USD ? Retail Sales Plunge But Pound Unscathed


"The British pound has steadied in the Thursday session, after considerable losses on Wednesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4205, down 0.01% on the day. On the release front, Brit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-19 18:02
Taggar: employment, pound, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen


"USD/JPY has posted small gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 107.37, up 0.13% on the day. On the release front, US unemployment claims ticked lower to 232 tho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-19 16:57
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Edges Lower, CPI Report Next


"USD/JPY has posted small gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 107.37, up 0.13% on the day. On the release front, US unemployment claims ticked lower to 232 tho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-19 16:57
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Higher, Canadian NFP Sparkles


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2605, down 0.19% on the day. In economic news, Canadian ADP Nonfarm Employment Change posted a s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-19 14:37
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged, US Jobless Claims Next


"EUR/USD continues to show limited movement. On Wednesday, the pair is trading at 1.2371, down 0.03% on the day. On the release front, the eurozone current account surplus dropped to EUR 35.1 billion..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-19 12:57
Taggar: employment, trading

Gold Steady, Markets Await Unemployment Claims


"Gold has edged higher in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1350.29, up 0.23% on the day. In economic news, there are no major indicators. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 18:20
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators

USD/JPY ? Yen Ticks Higher, Japanese Inflation Report Next


"USD/JPY has posted small gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 107.15, up 0.13% on the day. On the release front, there are no key US events. The markets will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 16:50
Taggar: employment, market, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips on Mixed Job Numbers, CPI Next


"The British pound has posted losses on Tuesday, after starting the week with strong gains. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4291, down 0.32% on the day. On the release front, British e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 18:39
Taggar: employment, indicators, pound, trading

Bank of Canada Could Hold Rates Amid Trade Uncertainty


"The Canadian dollar is one of the best performers in the month of April versus the US dollar. The loonie has appreciated more than 4 percent versus the greenback as the softness in the USD has combine..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 03:50
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, oil

Gold Pauses After Plunge, Consumer Confidence Ahead


"Gold has edged higher in the Friday session, after sharp losses in Thursday trade. In the North American session, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1338.02, up 0.22% on the day. In economic news..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 14:26
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, gold, point

Gold Slides on Trump Tweet, Roller Coaster Ride Continues


"Gold has posted sharp losses in the Thursday session, erasing the strong gains which marked the Wednesday trading. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1337.67, down 1.14%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 18:44
Taggar: day trading, employment, gold, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Dips as US Jobless Claims Improve


"USD/JPY has posted considerable gains on Thursday, erasing the losses which marked the Wednesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 107.32, up 0.49% on the day. On the release fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 16:54
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Trading Sideways as Middle East in Focus


"The Canadian dollar is showing limited movement in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2593, up 0.10% on the day. In economic news, it’s a quiet day on both sides of the bor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 14:07
Taggar: dollar, employment, price index, trading

Canadian Jobs Boost CAD, NFP miss hurts Dollar


"Strong Canadian Payrolls The Canadian economy added a net +32.3k jobs in March on a seasonally adjusted basis, all of which were in the full-time category. Market expectations were for a net gain of +..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 15:05
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

U.S. Jobs Day but That?s Been Overshadowed by Re-escalating Trade Tensions


"Forecasters anticipate the U.S. March labor market data will show creation of almost 200K jobs, a further small dip in the unemployment rate, and a pickup of hourly wage earnings growth. Share prices..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 14:16
Taggar: employment, market, rate, share

U.S. Nonmanufacturing PMI Survey and Euroland Services PMI Survey Show Slower Rates of Expansion in March


"The ISM-compiled U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index slipped back 0.7 points to a 3-month low in March 0f 58.8, which was still very robust. Increases of 1.6 points in the employment sub-..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-05 17:07
Taggar: employment, point

Weather Hits UK Services in March


"Key findings: Modest upturns in business activity and new work Employment growth slips to three-month low Strong rate of input cost inflation continues in March IHS Markit / CIPS UK Services PMI March..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-05 16:18
Taggar: employment, employment growth, inflation, rate

EUR/USD Rises on Mixed US Data, Trade Wars Escalation


"EUR/USD rallied today as markets were rocked by the news that China announced tariffs on US good in retaliation to the duties introduced by the United Stat..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 18:01
Taggar: employment, market, report

GBP/USD ? Pounds Shrugs off Soft Construction PMI


"The British pound has posted small gains in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4079, up 0.14% on the day. On the release front, British Construction PMI drop..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 17:23
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Edges Lower, Japanese Household Spending Next


"USD/JPY has posted losses in the Wednesday session, after posting gains on Tuesday. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 106.25, down 0.33% on the day. On the release front, there are..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 16:30
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

Factory Sector Growth in the U.S. and Euroland Slowed Last Month


"The ISM-compiled U.S. manufacturing purchasing managers index in March printed at 59.3, 1.5 points lower than in February but still 0.2 points above January’s reading. Indices for incoming order..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 22:57
Taggar: employment, inflation, point

Gold Jumps as China Plays Tit-for-Tat with Trump


"Gold has posted strong gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1336.94, up 0.89% on the day. In economic news, ISM Manufacturing PMI dropped to 59..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 17:30
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators, point

Gold Jumps as China Plays Tit-for-Tat with Trump


"Gold has posted strong gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1336.94, up 0.89% on the day. In economic news, ISM Manufacturing PMI dropped to 59..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 17:30
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators, point

China and U.S Tit-for-Tat Tariffs Start


"Monday April 2: Five things the markets are talking about Trading remains light, with major currencies little changed, amid the last day of the Easter holidays. Note: There is a bank holiday in most o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 12:28
Taggar: bank, currencies, employment, inflation, market, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips to 1-Week Low as US Jobless Claims Sparkle


"The British pound has lost ground for a third straight day. In Thursday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4032, down 0.31% on the day. On the release front, Britain’s curre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 18:07
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Edges Lower, Investors Eye Japanese CPI Report


"USD/JPY has posted losses in the Thursday session, after strong gains on Wednesday. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 106.33, down 0.49% on the day. On the release front, US unemplo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 16:11
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady Ahead of GDP


"The Canadian dollar continues to trade quietly. In the Wednesday session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2905, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases the monthly GDP report and the Raw..."

DAX Moves Higher as Trade War Fears Ease


"The DAX index has posted considerable gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,027 points, up 0.73% on the day. In economic news, German unemployment change posted a strong d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 13:20
Taggar: employment, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Stems Slide, Markets Await German CPI


"EUR/USD is unchanged in the Thursday session, after recording losses in the past two sessions. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2308, down 0.01% on the day. On the release front, Germany releases P..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 12:46
Taggar: cpi, employment, trading

Bitcoin Mining Training Coming to 30 Cities in India


"An Indian chamber of commerce is launching a bitcoin mining training program in 30 cities across India. The goal is to teach young people about bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology, crypto..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 05:59
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, employment

Gold Dips Lower After Bullish Fed Statement


"Gold has posted strong losses in the Thursday session, after recording strong gains on Wednesday. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1327.54, down 0.35% on the day. On th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 18:42
Taggar: employment, gold

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Rally Continues on NAFTA Optimism


"The Canadian dollar continues to gain ground, and has inched higher in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2891, down 0.10% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 14:43
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

UK Wages Rose at 2 Year High Pace


"Higher interest rates from the Bank of England have moved a decisive step closer after the latest official figures showed earnings growing at their fastest rate in more than two years. The latest snap..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 15:52
Taggar: bank, employment, market, rate

Gold Dips as Jobless Claims Drop, Markets Eye Consumer Confidence


"Gold has posted considerable losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1317.95, down 0.54% on the day. On the release front, unemployment claims..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 17:41
Taggar: employment, gold, report

GBP/USD ? British Pound Slightly Higher as US Posts Mixed Data


"The British pound has ticked upwards in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3977 up 0.15% on the day. On the release front, there are no key British releases on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 16:50
Taggar: employment, pound, report, trading

USD/JPY ? Dollar Drops Below 106, US Jobless Claims Steady


"The Japanese yen continues to post gains. In Thursday’s North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 105.96, down 0.34% on the day. In the US, unemployment claims dropped to 226 thousand, just..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 16:19
Taggar: employment, report, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Quiet Ahead of Canadian, US Job Reports


"The Canadian dollar has ticked higher in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2975, up 0.16% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases ADP Non-Farm Employment Change. In th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 13:34
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged, Investors Eye Jobless Claims


"EUR/USD has inched lower in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2363, down 0.03% on the day. On the release front, there are no eurozone or German indicators. French Final CPI ed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 12:24
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators, trading

DAX Gains Ground as German CPI Rebounds


"The DAX index has posted considerable gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,280, up 0.48% on the day. In economic news, German Final CPI posted a gain of 0.5%, matching t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 13:51
Taggar: cpi, employment, trading

Level of U.S. Employment Still Under Historical Trendline


"The growth of U.S. nonfarm payroll employment in the 1980s (i.e. between December 1979 and December 1989) was 1.841% per annum or virtually identical to the 1.837% per year pace in the ensuing 1990s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 19:29
Taggar: employment

EUR/USD ? Lack of Indicators Leaves Euro Subdued


"The euro has edged higher in the Monday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2298, down 0.07% on the day. On the release front, it’s a very light calendar, with no major releases in the e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 13:38
Taggar: cpi, employment, trading

NFP Causes EUR/USD Confusion and Brief Rally


"The US dollar had been strengthening against the euro during today’s trading session right until the monthly employment report was released by the US Bureau of Labo..."

Canada Adds 15,000 Jobs in February


"The economy added 15,400 net new jobs last month and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.8 per cent — but the gains were due to a surge in part-time work that offset a heavy decline in full-ti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 16:41
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

U.S and Canada Payrolls Strong


"Non-farm payroll (NFP) U.S payrolls rose a seasonally adjusted +313k last month, while the unemployment rate held steady atop of its five month consecutive low of +4.1%. Note: Market expectations were..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 15:50
Taggar: employment, market, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Ticks Higher, Key Job Reports Loom


"USD/CAD is showing slight losses in the Friday session. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2878, down 0.15% on the day. On Friday, employment data will be in focus on both sides of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 15:04
Taggar: employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Slips on Draghi?s Dovish Tone


"The euro has edged lower in the Thursday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2295, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, German Industrial Production declined 0.1%, missing the estimate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 14:11
Taggar: employment, industrial production, report, trading

Gold Dips, Markets Await Key Employment Data


"Gold has posted losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1320.79, down 0.36% on the day. In economic news, unemployment claims disappointed and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 19:39
Taggar: employment, gold, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips, Manufacturing Production Looms


"The British pound has recorded considerable losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3815, down 0.62% on the day. In economic news, there are no British events..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 19:14
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

EUR/USD Trading Ignores US Macros


"The euro fell against the US dollar somewhat during today’s trading session. Still, the currency pair seemed to be unmoved by the fundamental indicators that have b..."

Dollar Awaits US Jobs Data as Trade Uncertainty Remains


"The USD was lower against most major pairs as trade fears receded and sparked a sell off of the American currency. The ADP will mark the first release of February employment data in the US at 8:15 am..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 00:08
Taggar: currency, employment, market

Gold Resumes Slide ahead of Speeches from Powell, May


"Gold has posted sharp losses in the Thursday session, after a brief pause on Wednesday. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1308.40 down 0.76% on the day. In economic news..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 17:49
Taggar: employment, gold

GBP/USD ? British Pound Under Pressure over Brexit Spat


"The British pound has inched lower in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3745, down 0.11% on the day. In economic news, British Manufacturing PMI ticked lower to 55..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 17:28
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

DAX Edges Lower after Powell Says Rate Hikes to Continue


"The DAX index has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the index is trading at 12,455.59, down 0.28% since the Monday close. On the release front, Germany Gfk Consumer Climate edg..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 13:42
Taggar: employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Inches Lower as Eurozone CPI Matches Forecast


"The euro has ticked lower in the Wednesday session, after considerable losses on Tuesday. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2330, down 0.10% on the day. It’s a busy day on both sides of the pon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 13:13
Taggar: employment, trading

Op Ed: What Do We Mean When We Talk About the "Blockchain Ecosystem??


"Ethereum has just announced its Ethereum Community Fund (ECF) grant program, an initiative launched by a collection of major players in the Ethereum world that is designed to accelerate the develop..."

Gold Gains Ground, Puts Brakes on Dollar Rally


"Gold has posted gains in the Thursday session, erasing the losses seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1331.17, up 0.50% on the day. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 19:43
Taggar: employment, gold

USD/JPY ? Dollar Falls to 107 Yen, Japanese Inflation Reports Next


"The Japanese yen has recorded considerable gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 107.03, down 0.68% on the day. On the release front, US unemployment claims dro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 18:41
Taggar: employment, indicators, inflation, trading

USD/CAD Ticks Lower, Canadian Retail Sales Next


"The Canadian dollar has recorded small losses in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2684, down 0.15% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases retail sales reports. The m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 15:00
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, report, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Strong UK Employment Numbers Fail to Rally Pound, Fed Minutes Loom


"The British pound has posted losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3946, down 0.37% on the day. On the release front, British employment numbers were solid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 19:18
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

Eurozone Growth Cools Down But Remains Steady


"Eurozone business activity continued to rise at a steep pace in February, albeit with the rate of expansion cooling from the near 12-year high recorded in January. Price pressures and employment growt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 16:42
Taggar: employment, employment growth, rate

US weekly jobless claims rebound from near 45-year lows


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rebounded from a nearly 45-year low last week, but remained below a level that is associated with a tightening labor market. Initial claims for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 16:02
Taggar: employment, market

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Gains Ground After Dismal US Retail Sales


"The Canadian dollar has paused on Thursday, after posting strong gains a day earlier. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2491, down 0.01% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases ADP Non-farm..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 14:52
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, report, trading

PR: Virtual Network PodOne?s ICO Bonus Round Ends in Less Than 24 Hours


"PodOne is a virtual network of on-demand contact center professionals that exists for the sole purposes of reducing labor costs and optimizing staff time, providing self-employment opportunities to in..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, employment

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged as Investors Search for Cues


"The Canadian dollar has ticked higher in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2609, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, the focus is on Canadian employment indicators, with t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 15:15
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, rate, trading

Canadian Job Market Shrank by 88,000 Positions in January


"The Canadian economy shed a surprising 88,000 jobs in January, with the losses concentrated in part-time work, Statistics Canada reported Friday. The drop in employment ? the biggest one-month slide i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 18:38
Taggar: economy, employment, point, rate, report

USD/CAD ? Loonie flash plummets on weaker jobs report


"Canada Jan Net Jobs -88,000 From Dec Canada Jan Net Jobs Forecast At +10,000 Canada Jan Full-Time Jobs +49,000; Part-Time -137,000 Canada Jan Avg Hourly Wages +3.3% From Year Ago Canada Labor Force -7..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 15:40
Taggar: employment, rate

USD/CAD -Canadian Dollar in Holding Pattern Ahead of Key Job Reports


"The Canadian dollar has ticked higher in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2609, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, the focus is on Canadian employment indicators, with t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 14:15
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, market, rate, trading

US Retail Sales Could Gain 3.9% in 2018 According to NRF


"U.S. retail sales in 2018 could climb slightly higher than last year’s 3.9 percent gain, as lower unemployment and growing wages drive consumer confidence higher. The National Retail Federation..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 21:53
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, retail sales

Gold Dips to 2-Month Low But Recovers


"Gold prices dropped considerably on Thursday before recovering. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1319.57, up 0.10% on the day. On the release front, there was excellent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 20:02
Taggar: employment, gold

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Ground as BoE Hints at Rate Increase


"The British pound has posted gains in the Thursday session, erasing the losses seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3919, up 0.29% on the day. On the release front, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 19:26
Taggar: bank, employment, pound, rate, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Slips to 2-Week Low as Stock Market Turmoil Continues


"The euro has edged downwards on Wednesday. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2228, down 0.29% on the day. On the release front, the Germany’s trade surplus narrowed to EUR 21.4 billion, just s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 12:48
Taggar: employment, trading

More Crypto Jobs in India, Despite Delhi?s Stance on Bitcoin


"Jobs and applicants for employment in the cryptocurrency sector have increased substantially in India, despite current attitudes in Delhi towards bitcoin. Significant growth has been registered in the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 11:57
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, employment

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Ground as BoE Hints at Rate Increase


"The British pound has posted gains in the Thursday session, erasing the losses seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3919, up 0.29% on the day. On the release front, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 00:25
Taggar: bank, employment, pound, rate, trading

By the numbers: U.S January NFP fallout


"Non-farm payrolls: +200k vs. +148k prev. Private payrolls: +196k vs. prev. +146k) Manufacturing payrolls: +15k vs. prev. +25k Unemployment rate: +4.1% vs. prev. +4.1% Average hourly earnings: +0.34% m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 15:59
Taggar: employment, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Lower, Investors Eye Nonfarm Payrolls, Wage Growth


"The Canadian dollar is lower in the Friday session, erasing the gains seen on Thursday. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2305, up 0.31% on the day. On the release front, the US will release key emp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 14:26
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

What to look for in U.S payrolls (NFP)


"Friday February 2: Five things the markets are talking about The U.S labor department is expected to report that 2018 has kicked off with a pickup in hiring. Market consensus is looking for non-farm p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 13:42
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report

EUR/USD ? Euro Punches Above 1.25, Markets Eye US Nonfarm Payrolls


"It has been an uneventful week for the euro, and the trend continues in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2478, down 0.21% on the day. On the release front, Eurozone PPI slowed t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 12:31
Taggar: employment, report, trading

Gold Ticks Lower, Investors Eye Nonfarm Payrolls


"Gold has posted small losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1343.22, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, employment data was positiv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 19:34
Taggar: employment, gold

GBP/USD ? British Pound Shrugs off Soft Manufacturing Report, Construction PMI Next


"The British pound has posted gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4247, up 0.41% on the day. On the release front, British Manufacturing Production slowed to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 19:00
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

US Jobless Claims Fall Ahead of NFP Jobs Report


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a tightening labor market and strengthening economy at the start of the year. Initial claims for state..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 18:13
Taggar: economy, employment, market, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged, Investors Await NFP, Wage Growth Reports


"The Canadian dollar has recorded small gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2318, up 0.02% on the day. On the release front, there are no major Canadian events. Over in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 14:56
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged, Investors Await NFP, Wage Growth Reports


"The Canadian dollar has recorded small gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2318, up 0.02% on the day. On the release front, there are no major Canadian events. Over in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 14:56
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, trading

US Jobs and Fed to Guide Dollar


"Dollar Lower Awaiting Employment Data and Fed Statement Chair Yellen?s Last Fed Meeting as Chair The USD is trading lower versus most majors ahead of US President Donald Trump?s first State of the Uni..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 00:14
Taggar: dollar, employment, report, trading

Gold Takes Breather, Investors Await GDP, Durable Goods


"Gold has posted small gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1360.31, up 0.15% on the day. On the release front, US numbers were mixed. Unemplo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 19:09
Taggar: employment, gold, home sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Rally Continues, Japanese Inflation and BOJ Minutes Ahead


"The Japanese yen continues to rally this week. In Thursday’s North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 108.70, down 0.48% on the day. On the release front, unemployment claims climbed to 233..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 18:12
Taggar: employment, home sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Higher, Retail Sales Next


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2328, down 0.15% on the day. On the release front, it’s a busy day on both sides of the b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 14:54
Taggar: dollar, employment, home sales, report, retail sales, trading

Gold Climbs Against Battered US Dollar, Hits 16-Week High


"Gold has posted strong gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $13523.90, up 0.94% on the day. On the release front, Existing Home Sales disappo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 19:46
Taggar: employment, gold, home sales, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Soars Despite Soft British Jobless Data


"The British pound has posted strong gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4207, up 1.48% on the day. In economic news, the UK released key employment numbers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 18:47
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

Jerome Powell Confirmed as Fed Chair to Face Inflation Challenge


"It would seem like a pretty good time to take over as chairman of the Federal Reserve. Jerome Powell has won Senate confirmation to head the U.S. central bank, inheriting an economy on a roll, a boomi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 17:46
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, market

UK Sees Employment and Wage Growth


"The U.K. labor market displayed unexpected resilience in the three months through November as employment jumped and wage growth ticked higher.The number of people in work rose 102,000 to a record high..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 16:00
Taggar: employment, market

US Data Eyed After Positive UK and Euro Releases


"GBPUSD Above 1.40 After Encouraging UK Employment Data It?s been a relatively busy start to trading on Wednesday, with data from the UK and eurozone dominating so far and giving investors there cause..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 14:49
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, pound, trading

US Housing Starts Fall More than Expected in December


"U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in December, recording its biggest drop in just over a year, amid a steep decline in the construction of single-family housing units following two months of h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 17:05
Taggar: employment

Loonies Wild Ride: Bank of Canada (BoC) Hikes Rates


"The Bank of Canada has hiked overnight rates by a +25 bps to +1.25% on the strength of stellar employment data and a pickup in inflation. It can be viewed as a “dovish” hike as the BoC sig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 17:08
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, rate

Gold Moves Higher on Weak US Inflation Numbers


"Gold prices continue to point upwards, and the trend has continued in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1322.22, up 0.41% on the day. On the releas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 19:33
Taggar: employment, gold, point

USD/JPY ? Yen Subdued Despite Weak US Inflation, Jobless Numbers


"USD/JPY has taken a pause after sharp losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 111.38, down 0.05% on the day. In the US, PPI and Core PPI both missed their estima..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 18:31
Taggar: employment, trading

U.S Jobless Claims Rise to Three-Month High


"U.S. filings for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose to a three-month high last week during a holiday period when claims tend to be volatile, Labor Department figures showed Thursday. HIGHLIGHTS O..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 16:29
Taggar: employment

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Higher, Key US Consumer Data Next


"USD/CAD continues to move sideways this week. In the Thursday session, the pair is trading at 1.2574, up 0.20% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases NHPI, a key housing inflation indicator..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 15:00
Taggar: employment, inflation, trading

Gold Gains as China Mulls Slowing US Bond Purchases


"Gold has posted gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1316.80, up 0.30% on the day. On the release front, it was a quiet day. Import Prices s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 19:49
Taggar: employment, gold, report

EU Unemployment Fell to 9 Year Low in November


"Euro zone unemployment fell to a new nine-year low in November thanks to strong economic growth, data showed on Tuesday, but the jobless rates differ widely across the single currency bloc. The Europe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 19:33
Taggar: currency, employment, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Subdued After Dollar Gains


"USD/JPY is showing little movement in the Monday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.00, down 0.06% on the day. On the release front, there are no major US or Japanese events..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 18:03
Taggar: employment, trading

A shadow from the past


"A shadow from the past It’s always difficult to make heads or tales of traders behaviourism around the new year, but for now, USD is brawling back against the sell-off that started in Mid Decemb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-07 00:58
Taggar: employment, report

Korean Crypto Exchanges Go on Hiring Spree, Stealing Workers From Banks


"Major South Korean exchanges are on a hiring spree. The demand for cryptocurrencies and the government’s mandate for stronger security systems are driving the need for additional manpower at cry..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-06 16:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, employment, financial

EUR/USD Fails to Stage Rally on Back of Weak NFP


"US nonfarm payrolls came out worse than analysts expected. It was a stark contrast to the private ADP employment report released earlier this week, which surprised market participants p..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 21:02
Taggar: currency, employment, market, report

Canada Adds 78,600 Jobs in December Defying Expectations


"The Canadian economy added almost 80,000 jobs for the second month in a row in December on a surge in part-time employment, and the jobless rate dipped to a 41-year low of 5.7 per cent, Statistics Can..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 15:46
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

Number of US Jobs Falls in December But Wages Pick Up


"U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in December amid a decline in retail employment, but a pick-up in monthly wage gains pointed to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 15:41
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

EUR/USD Sticks to Gains Following ADP Employment Report


"EUR/USD was rising today, and the stellar employment data from Automatic Data Processing was unable to stop that. Some market analysts argued that the reason for that was risk..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 19:13
Taggar: employment, market, point

Gold Gains Ground on Mixed US Employment Data


"Gold has rebounded on Thursday, posting considerable gains. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1381.81, up 0.41% on the day. On the release front, ADP Payrolls report jum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 19:09
Taggar: employment, gold, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Inches Lower, Markets Eye US, Canadian Job Numbers


"The Canadian dollar has ticked lower in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2520, down 0.12%. On the release front, US employment numbers were a mixed bag. The ADP Payrolls repo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 18:39
Taggar: dollar, employment, report, trading

US DJ Rises Above 25,000


"The Dow Jones Industrial Average sailed past the 25,000-mark for the first time on Thursday, while other major indexes rose to new highs after a strong private jobs report added to a bullish sentiment..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 18:04
Taggar: bull, employment, report

US Jobless Claim Rose Last Week


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose for a third straight week last week, but that likely does not suggest a material shift in labor market conditions as data for several stat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 18:03
Taggar: employment, market

US ADP Report Posts 250,000 New Jobs in December


"U.S. private employers added 250,000 jobs in December, marking the biggest monthly increase since March, a report by ADP Research Institute showed on Thursday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 17:25
Taggar: employment, report

DAX Halts Slide, Investors Eye Fed Minutes


"The DAX has reversed directions on Wednesday, moving upwards after three losing sessions. In the Wednesday session, the index is at 12,925.00, up 0.42% on the day. On the release front, German Unemplo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 13:56
Taggar: employment

Euro Rally Stalls, German Unemployment Rolls Plunge


"The euro has paused on Wednesday, after four consecutive winning sessions. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2031, down 0.23% on the day. On the release front, German Unemployment Change in December..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 12:02
Taggar: employment, trading

JP Morgan Says 3% US Growth Possible But Not Sustainable


"The U.S. is capable of reaching of 3 percent GDP this year, but growth is likely to slow after that, strategist David Kelly told CNBC on Tuesday. Productivity “really is the key,” said Kel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 23:13
Taggar: employment, point, rate

Streaking Gold Pushes Towards 1300


"Gold continues to move higher during Christmas week, and has climbed to its highest level since the end of November. In Thursday’s North American session, the spot price for an ounce of gold is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 18:50
Taggar: employment, gold

USD/CAD- Canadian Dollar Hits 9-Week High


"The Canadian dollar continues to rally, and has recorded five straight winning sessions. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2610, down 0.35%. There are no Canadian releases this week. In the US, today..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 14:47
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Pushes Towards 1.20, Markets Eye German CPI


"EUR/USD continues to gain ground, and has moved higher in the Thursday session, after gains on Wednesday. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1935, up 0.38% on the day. There are no eurozone data relea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 11:19
Taggar: employment, trading

Boxing Day


"The extended Christmas holiday left many markets closed, including Britain, many Continental European centers, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Commodity prices, both oil and precious..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-26 18:18
Taggar: employment, market, oil, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar in Holding Pattern Ahead of CPI, Retail Sales


"The Canadian dollar has shown little movement this week. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2831, down 0.03% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases CPI and Core Retail Sales. In the US, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 13:51
Taggar: cpi, dollar, employment, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Breaks 1.19, Investors Await US Final GDP


"The euro has ticked higher in the Thursday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1880, up 0.07% on the day. On the release front, there are no eurozone events on the schedule. In the US, today&#..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 12:16
Taggar: employment, trading

FOMC Statement and Forecasts


"The FOMC met market expectations in raising the federal funds rate by an as-expected 25 basis points to 1.25-1.50%. But the vote was 7-2, with Chicago Fed President Evans joining Minneapolis Fed Presi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 21:23
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

CAC Edges Lower, Investors Await Fed Announcement


"The CAC index has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the index is at 5414.30, down 0.24% from the Tuesday close. In the eurozone, Employment Change remained unchanged at 0.4%, m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 14:14
Taggar: employment, industrial production

DAX Edges Lower, German CPI Meets Expectations


"The DAX index has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,155.00, down 0.22% from the Tuesday close. On the release front, German Final CPI improved to 0.3%, matchin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 13:38
Taggar: cpi, employment, industrial production

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady as German Inflation Matches Forecast


"The euro is showing little movement in the Wednesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1750, up 0.07% on the day. In economic news, German Final CPI improved to 0.3%, matching the estimate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 12:29
Taggar: cpi, employment, industrial production, trading

Asia FX mostly higher


"(Reuters) – Most Asian currencies were firmer on Monday as the dollar weakened broadly after disappointing wage data raised questions about the pace of U.S. interest rate increases next year. No..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 08:40
Taggar: currencies, dollar, employment, point, rate, report

EUR/USD Erases Losses After NFP Show Disappointing Wage Growth


"EUR/USD was attempting to extend its decline on Friday but bounced back to the opening level after the release of US nonfarm payroll. While employment growth was solid an..."

US Beat Estimates Add 228,000 but Wage Growth Disappoints


"The US job market appears to have bounced back from the devastating storms that struck Florida and Texas in the autumn, adding 228,000 jobs in November as the unemployment rate remained at a 17 year l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 16:09
Taggar: employment, market, rate

Gold Falls to 4-Month Low as Jobless Claims Dip Lower


"Gold has posted sharp losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1252.92, down 0.84% on the day. It’s been a tough week for gold, which has..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 19:27
Taggar: employment, gold

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Higher on Positive UK Inflation Report


"The British pound has posted small gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3413, up 0.15% on the day. On the release front, British Halifax HPI gained 0.5%, bea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 18:02
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Dips, Japanese GDP Looms


"The Japanese yen has posted losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 112.67, up 0.32% on the day. On the release front, unemployment claims dipped to 236 thousand..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 17:19
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/CAD -Canadian Dollar Slide Continues as BoC Holds Steady


"The Canadian dollar has posted losses in the Thursday session. USD/CAD is trading at 1.2832, up 0.36% on the day. On the release front, Canada will release Building Permits and the Ivey PMI. The US pu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 14:40
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Yawns as Eurozone GDP Unchanged


"The euro is muted in the Thursday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1781, down 0.12% on the day. On the release front, German Industrial Production declined 1.4%, well off the forecast of a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 12:09
Taggar: employment, industrial production, trading

Gold Ticks Lower as ADP Report Meets Forecast


"Gold continues to lose ground this week. In Wednesday’s North American session, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1264.42, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, ADP Nonfarm Employme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 19:33
Taggar: employment, gold

GBP/USD ? Pound Slide Continues as US Jobs Report Beats Forecast


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session, continuing the downward movement we’ve seen for most of the week. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3384, down..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 18:30
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Dips as US Employment Report Meets Expectations


"The Japanese yen has edged lower in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 112.17, down 0.31% on the day. On the release front, there are no major Japanese indicators. I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 17:17
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

EUR/USD Continues Move Down as Traders Wait for Tax Overhaul


"EUR/USD continued its move down today as traders were waiting for US politicians to proceed with the tax reform. Analysts also said that the rally was a result of US..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 00:00
Taggar: employment, report

Gold Slumps to 8-Week Low as Dollar Climbs


"Gold continues to lose ground this week. In Tuesday’s North American session, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1264.55, down 0.90% on the day. In the US,  In the US, ISM Non-Manufacturing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 19:13
Taggar: employment, gold, point

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Flat After Loonie Rally Loses Steam


"The Canadian dollar fell slightly on Monday after the optimism surrounding the US tax reform has wavered as concerns about the debt load sapped the USD of momentum. The loonie was boosted on Friday by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 23:36
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, loonie, rate, report

USD/CAD ? Loonie rocks on Canadian Job Report


"CAN Nov jobs: +79.5k (exp. +10k, last +35.3k) Unemployment: +5.9% (exp. +6.2%, last +6.3%) Full-Time Jobs +29,600; Part-Time +49,900 The Canadian labor market continues to defy expectations, as the ec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 15:39
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

XAU/USD ? Gold Slips to 14-Day Low as Jobless Claims Beats Estimate


"Gold has posted considerable losses for a second straight day. In Thursday’s North American session, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1274.06, down 0.75% on the day. In the US, unemployme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 18:51
Taggar: employment, gold

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Continues as US Consumer Spending Slows


"The British pound continues to post gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3531, up 0.90% on the day. On the release front, British Nationwide HPI came in at 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 18:21
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

DAX Rebounds as US GDP Sparkles


"The DAX index has posted strong gains in the Thursday session, erasing the losses seen on Wednesday. Currently, the DAX is at 13,168.00, up 0.80% on the day. On the release front, German Retail Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 13:25
Taggar: employment, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips as German Retail Slumps


"The euro has posted small losses in the Thursday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1819, down 0.25% on the day. On the release front, German Retail Sales declined 1.2%, well off the estimate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 12:18
Taggar: cpi, employment, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Higher, Markets Eye FOMC Minutes


"The Canadian dollar has ticked higher in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2744, down 0.27% on the day. On the release front, it?s a busy day, so we could see some movement fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 14:44
Taggar: dollar, durable goods, employment, market, trading

Gold Edges Higher on Disappointing US Employment, Mfg. Numbers


"Gold is trading slightly higher in the Thursday session. In North American trading, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1279.94, up 0.21% on the day. On the release front, unemployment claims jump..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 18:59
Taggar: employment, gold, point, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Up to 1.32 as UK Retail Sales Rebound


"The British pound is slightly higher in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3196, up 0.19% on the day. On the release front, British Retail Sales gained 0.3%, beatin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 18:13
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, pound, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Subdued Despite Soft US Jobs, Mfg. Numbers


"The yen has improved is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 112.90, up 0.02% on the day. On the release front, there are no Japanese events..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 17:10
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

USD/CAD -Canadian Dollar Quiet, Key Manufacturing Report Next


"The Canadian dollar is unchanged in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2761, down 0.02% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases Manufacturing Production, with the marke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 14:43
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Lower as Eurozone CPI Matches Forecast


"The euro is showing little movement in the Thursday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1770, down 0.18% on the day. In the eurozone, Final CPI gained 1.4% and Core Final CPI gained 0.9%, as b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 12:41
Taggar: cpi, employment, trading

Fed?s Evans Struggling to Explain Phillips Curve Conundrum


"There’s one key economic model that the Federal Reserve has struggled to understand, Charles Evans, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, told CNBC on Wednesday.”We donR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 14:27
Taggar: bank, employment, rate

UK Labor Market Cools


"U.K. unemployment held at a 42-year low in the third quarter but there are signs that the labor market is slowing as the number of people in work fell for the first time in almost a year.The jobless r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 12:25
Taggar: employment, market, rate

Gold Rally Continues as Jobless Claims Jump


"Gold has posted gains for a second straight day. In Thursday’s North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1286.73, up 0.42% on the day. On the release front, unemployment clai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 19:17
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, gold

GBP/USD ? Pound Inches Higher, Markets Eye British Mfg. Production


"The British has ticked higher in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3131, up 0.11% on the day. On the release front, there are no British indicators. In the US, une..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 18:34
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Gains Ground as US Jobless Claims Disappoints


"USD/JPY has posted losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.68 down 0.17% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Economy Watchers Sentiment improved to 53..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 17:39
Taggar: economy, employment, point, trading

US Unemployment Claims Roseby 239,000 Last Week


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, suggesting that claims processing disrupted by recent hurricanes has begun to improve. Initial claims for st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 17:34
Taggar: employment

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Lower, Canadian Inflation Report Next


"The Canadian dollar has posted losses in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2700, down 0.22% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases the New Housing Price Index, while..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 14:42
Taggar: dollar, employment, price index, trading

XAU/USD -Gold Recovers on Uncertainty over Trump Tax Plan


"Gold has posted strong gains in the Wednesday session, erasing the losses from Tuesday. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1285.57, up 0.83% on the day. On the release fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 19:22
Taggar: employment, gold

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips as Dollar Strengthens on Tax Reform Hopes


"The British has posted losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3109, down 0.44% on the day. On the release front, there are no major events out of the UK or t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 18:48
Taggar: employment, trading

DAX Under Pressure After Weak Corporate Returns


"The DAX has ticked lower in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,358.50, down 0.16% on the day. There are no major events in the eurozone on the schedule. France posted a trade deficit o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 13:22
Taggar: employment, trade balance

U.S Tax Reform Optimism Fuels Markets


"Tuesday November 7: Five things the markets are talking about It’s a very light week for the economic calendar. In the U.S, today’s JOLTS data will update job openings, which have been far..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 13:22
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, market

A Hot Canadian and U.S Jobs Market


"US Labor Oct non-farm payrolls +261k; consensus +315k US Oct Unemployment Rate +4.1%; Consensus +4.2% US Oct Average Hourly Earnings -0.04%, or -$0.01 to $26.53; Over Year +2.4% US Oct Private Sector..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 14:52
Taggar: employment, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady Ahead of Canadian, US Employment Data


"The Canadian dollar has ticked higher in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2828, up 0.15% on the day. In economic news, the spotlight is on employment indicators on both sides of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 13:17
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, trading

DAX Hits Record High as German Economy Thrives


"The DAX has posted gains in the Friday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,481.00, up 0.30% since the close on Thursday. There are no eurozone indicators on Friday. The US releases key employment num..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 12:23
Taggar: employment, indicators

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady Ahead of US Nonfarm Payrolls, Wage Growth


"The euro continues has ticked lower in the Friday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1644, down 0.09% on the day. On the release front, there are no eurozone indicators on the schedule. Emplo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 11:33
Taggar: employment, indicators, rate, trading

Gold and Silver Trying To Avoid Buying The (Non) Farm


"Gold and Silver continue attempting to base as a Tokyo holiday squashes Asian volatility ahead of tonights crucial U.S. employment data. The aviation days of my youth featured some colourful sayings f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 10:46
Taggar: employment, gold

Crude Continues To Fly High Ignoring The RSI


"A Tokyo holiday has meant a quiet session in Asia for crude oil as it ignores overbought technical indicators. Crude oil meandered higher in a  subdued session overnight as the market awaits key U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 10:13
Taggar: employment, indicators, market, oil

Gold Yawns After Fed, BoE Rate Decisions, Fed Chair Nomination Looms


"Gold has ticked higher in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1275.93, up 0.16% on the day. On the release front, unemployment claims dropped to 229..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 18:22
Taggar: employment, gold

USD/JPY ? Yen Gains Ground Ahead of Fed Chair Nomination


"USD/JPY has posted losses in the Thursday session, erasing the gains seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.96, down 0.27% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 16:45
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, point, trading

Powell Poised For Fed Chair Nomination


"Jerome Powell, said to be President Donald Trump?s pick to be the next Federal Reserve chairman, is set to take the reins of the world?s most important central bank at a time when the U.S. economy is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 13:35
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, inflation

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady, US and Canadian Job Numbers Next


"The Canadian dollar is showing little movement in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2849, down 0.13% on the day. In economic news, there are no Canadian events on the schedule..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 13:31
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

DAX Edges Lower, German Data Within Expectations


"The DAX has posted considerable gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,442.00, down 0.21% on the day. On the release front, German numbers were within expectations. Final Manufact..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 12:45
Taggar: employment, point

EUR/USD Volatile After Employment, Manufacturing Reports


"EUR/USD was volatile on Wednesday, sinking after the ADP employment report but bouncing after the confusing manufacturing data. While the Markit indicator of manufacturing ros..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 03:43
Taggar: employment, market, report

ADP Added 235,000 After Storm Effects Fade


"U.S. companies added the most workers in seven months in October as hiring rebounded from an 11-month low set in September stemming from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, a report by a payrolls processor sh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 15:54
Taggar: employment, report

USD/JPY ? Yen Slips as ADP Nonfarm Payrolls Surge


"USD/JPY continues to gain ground and has punched above 114 yen in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 114.02, up 0.34% on the day. Today’s highlight is th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 15:52
Taggar: employment, rate, trading

DAX Jumps on Strong Corporate Earnings


"The DAX has posted considerable gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,442.00, up 1.61% on the day. On the release front, there are no eurozone or German indicators on the schedul..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 12:21
Taggar: employment, indicators, rate

Dollar Rebounds Ahead of Private Jobs and Fed Statement


"Fed Expected to Hold Rates Awaiting December meeting The US dollar is higher against most major pairs on Tuesday ahead of the release of private payrolls data and the statement by the Federal Open Mar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 22:05
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, point, rate

Bitcoin-Related Jobs Fastest Growing Sector of International Employment


"Riding a wave of record prices, and the growth in businesses created to service the cryptocurrency ecosystem, Bitcoin as a network and bitcoin as a currency are quickly becoming international job crea..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-30 00:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, employment

Gold Dips as Jobless Claims Beat Estimate, GDP Looms


"Gold has posted losses on Thursday, erasing the gains which marked Wednesday trade. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1272.78, down 0.37% on the day. On the release fron..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 17:59
Taggar: employment, gold, home sales

US Unemployment Claims Rose Less than Expected


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last week, suggesting the labor market continued to tighten after recent hurricane-related disruptions. Initial cl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 15:19
Taggar: employment, market

USD/JPY ? Yen Ticks Lower as Japanese Inflation Report Meets Expectations


"USD/JPY has inched higher in Thursday trade. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 113.64, down 0.09% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Services Producer Price Index gained 0.9..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 14:53
Taggar: employment, price index, trading

USD/CAD -Canadian Dollar Slips as BoC Holds Off


"The Canadian dollar has paused in the Thursday session, after sharp losses on Wednesday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2793, down 0.03% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian rel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 13:38
Taggar: dollar, employment, home sales, indicators, trading

UK Retailers Employed 3% Fewer Staff in Q3 


"British retailers cut jobs over the past three months at the fastest rate since comparable records began in 2008, due to technological change and rising employment costs, the British Retail Consortium..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 11:04
Taggar: employment, rate

Spanish Unemployment Falls to Nine Year Low


"Spanish unemployment fell to a nine-year low in the third quarter, providing some good economic news for the government as it tries to get a grip on the political crisis in Catalonia.The rate declined..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 10:57
Taggar: employment, rate

U.S Labor Costs Accelerate in Q1


"U.S. labor costs recorded their biggest gain since 2007 in the first quarter, suggesting wage growth was picking up as the labor market nears full employment. The Employment Cost Index, the broadest m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 14:48
Taggar: employment, market

Gold Steady as Durable Goods Orders, Jobless Claim Miss Expectations


"Gold has edged lower in the Thursday session, after recording considerable losses on Tuesday. In North American trade, spot gold is trading at $1265.53 per ounce. On the release front, key indicators..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 18:21
Taggar: durable goods, employment, gold, home sales, indicators, trading

U.S Jobless Claims Rise to Four-Week High


"Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose to a four-week high last week, interrupting a run of subdued firings, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. Key Points ? Jobless claims increased by 14..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 14:48
Taggar: employment, point, report

French Economy Facing Huge Challenges


"France is stuck in a major rut. Europe’s third biggest economy has suffered years of anemic growth, high unemployment and budget deficits, while neighbors such as Germany and the U.K. have enjoy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-24 16:54
Taggar: economy, employment, financial

Gold Unchanged on Higher Jobless Claims and French Election Jitters


"Gold is unchanged in the Thursday session, after posting losses on Wednesday. In North American trade, gold is trading at $1279.91 per ounce. On the release front, manufacturing and employment numbers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 18:51
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher as US Manufacturing, Job Numbers Disappoint


"GBP/USD has posted gains on Thursday, erasing most of the losses which marked the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2830. There are no British economic releases on th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 17:51
Taggar: employment, trading

US VP Pence Asks Japanese Firms to Expand US and Employment in US


"U.S. Vice President Mike Pence asked Japanese business leaders Wednesday to expand their investment and employment in the United States, while also calling for “high levels of market access̶..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 16:05
Taggar: employment, investment, market

U.S Weekly Jobless Claims Rise


"Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week while total benefit rolls dropped to the lowest in 17 years, indicating the job market remains tight, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. K..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 14:33
Taggar: employment, market, point, report

EUR/USD -Euro Hits 3-Week High as Macron Takes Lead in French Election


"EUR/USD has posted considerable gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0770. On the release front, German PPI dipped to 0.0%, short of the estimate of 0.2%. In the US, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-20 11:57
Taggar: employment, indicators, market, trading

EUR/USD ? Dollar Rebounds on Strong Jobless Claims, German Markets Closed for Holiday


"EUR/USD is unchanged in Friday’s European session, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.06 line. On Thursday, the euro lost ground as US unemployment claims were unexpectedly strong. In econo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-14 10:14
Taggar: bank, currency, employment, market, trading

Gold Remains High as PPI Misses Estimate


"Gold has edged lower on Thursday, following gains in the Tuesday and Wednesday sessions. In North American trade, gold is trading at $1285.38 per ounce. On the release front, it was a busy day in the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 18:07
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, gold, indicators, trading

GBP/USD ? Dollar Rebounds Against Pound on Strong US Jobless Claims


"GBP/USD has edged lower in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2520. On the release front, the BoE released its quarterly credit conditions survey. It was a busy day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 16:41
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, indicators, trading

US Consumer Sentiment Beats Expectations in April


"Consumer sentiment beat expectations, rising to 98 in April according to the University of Michigan. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected the index to drop to 96.5 in April from last month’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 16:10
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, finance, inflation

Youth Unemployment Remains High in Europe


"Reality check: Youth unemployment in the eurozone has been stuck between 19% to 25% for the past eight years. In Spain and Greece, it’s north of 40%. For comparison, youth unemployment in the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 16:07
Taggar: employment

U.S. Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Fall as Labor Market Remains Firm


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market remains strong despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in March. Initial claims for sta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 14:49
Taggar: employment, market

Asia?s Morning: Trump Ordered Up A Dessert Storm


"President Tump ordered the Syrian strikes over dessert with President Xi, stellar Australian employment and Chinese trade data, the flight to safety; it’s been quite a morning already. The USD h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-13 07:53
Taggar: employment

US Consumer Could Bring Back the Reflation Trade


"Both the dollar and Treasury yields quickly recovered from a knee-jerk selloff on Friday as investors wrote off a surprisingly weak employment report as a weather-related anomaly. But if Friday?s reta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-11 16:38
Taggar: dollar, employment, report

APAC Update: Not a Manic Monday


"Asia has had an orderly session today. U.S. Dollar strength continues from Friday and Asia stock are flat to small down. U.S markets ignored a low-ball Non-Farm Payrolls on Friday, preferring to conce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-10 08:27
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, rate

EUR/USD Fails to Keep Gains Despite Sluggish US Employment Growth


"US employment demonstrated very underwhelming growth last month. EUR/USD rallied as a result, though surprisingly, the rally was very short-lived. The sluggish employment growth wa..."

Canada: Labour Force Survey, March 2017


"Employment was little changed in March (+19,000 or +0.1%), while the unemployment rate rose 0.1 percentage points to 6.7% as more people searched for work. In the first quarter of 2017, employment gai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-07 15:12
Taggar: employment, point, rate

U.S. Job Growth Slows Sharply, Unemployment Rate Falls


"U.S. employers added the fewest number of workers in 10 months in March, but a drop in the unemployment rate to a near 10-year low of 4.5 percent pointed to a labor market that continues to tighten. N..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-07 15:04
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Lower Ahead of Canadian, US Job Data


"USD/CAD is almost unchanged in the Friday session, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.34 line. On the release front, job numbers are in the spotlight on both sides of the border. Canada releases..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-07 13:38
Taggar: employment, rate

DAX Unchanged as Markets Eye US-China Summit, Nonfarm Payrolls


"The DAX Index is showing little movement in the Friday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,168.00. In economic news, Germany continues to post strong numbers. Industrial Production jumped 2.2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-07 12:37
Taggar: employment, industrial production, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Quiet Ahead of US Nonfarm Payrolls


"It’s been an uneventful week for EUR/USD, which continues to trade between 1.06 and 1.07. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0640. On the release front, German indicators continue to impress, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-07 11:25
Taggar: employment, indicators, market, trade balance, trading

US Jobs and China-US meeting in the Spotlight


"Dollar higher ahead of NFP The US dollar is higher against most majors currency pairs before the China-US summit and the release of the US employment report. Chinese President Xi Jinping has landed in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-06 21:35
Taggar: currency, currency pair, dollar, employment, report

West Texas Crude Recovers After Losses from US Inventories


"West Texas crude has posted gains on Thursday, erasing losses which marked the Wednesday session. In North American trade, WTI futures are trading at $51.71. Brent crude futures are trading at $54.93..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-06 19:16
Taggar: employment, trading

Gold Dips on Sharp Unemployment Claims, Next Stop Nonfarm Payrolls


"Gold has posted losses in the Thursday session, erasing the gains from Wednesday. In North American trade, gold is trading at $1251.87 per ounce. On the release front, unemployment claims dropped to 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-06 18:34
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady as US Jobless Claims Sparkles


"GBP/USD is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2480. On the release front, there are no major British indicators. In the US, unemployment..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-06 18:01
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Dips as US Jobless Claims Dives


"USD/JPY has posted gains in the Thursday session, as the pair trades just below the 111 level in the North American session. On the release front, Japanese Consumer Confidence improved to 43.9, above..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-06 17:01
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Shrugs off Soft Building Permits


"USD/CAD is almost unchanged in the Thursday session, as the pair trades at 1.3430. On the release front, Canadian Building Permits posted a sharp decline of 2.5%, well short of the estimate of a 1.4%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-06 14:50
Taggar: employment

U.S. weekly jobless claims post largest drop in almost two years


"New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits recorded their biggest drop in nearly two years last week, pointing to a further tightening in the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-06 14:44
Taggar: employment, market, point

APAC Session. North Korea Worries Weigh on Yen/Nikkei


"USD/JPY trades heavier along with the Korean Won as North Korea tensions also weigh on Japan stocks. North Korea tensions were the highlight of the Asia session, eclipsing last night’s blockbust..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-06 09:14
Taggar: employment

US Stocks Lower After Fed and Paul Ryan Comments on Tax Reform


"Stocks rose early in the morning as oil rose, bond yields moved up, and the ADP private employment report was strong. Then midday, the markets reversed. The initial catalyst were in the Federal Reserv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 22:51
Taggar: employment, market, oil, report

Gold Loses Ground as ADP Payrolls Report Soars


"Gold has posted losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, gold is trading at $1246.12 per ounce. On the release front, the ADP Employment Change jumped to 263 thousand, crushing the fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 19:30
Taggar: employment, gold, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Dollar Pushes Above 111 on Sparkling ADP Employment Report


"The Japanese yen has lost ground in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 111.20. On the release front, US ADP Employment Change soared to 263 thousand, crushing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 16:24
Taggar: employment, trading

USD Stronger After ADP Beats Expectations


"The dollar strengthened against the euro and yen Wednesday after data from a prominent payrolls-processing firm showed private-sector employment expanded last month at a blistering pace. Employers add..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 16:15
Taggar: dollar, employment, report

ADP: U.S. private sector adds 263,000 jobs in March


"U.S. private employers added 263,000 jobs in March, more than the number they hired in February and well above economists’ expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. Eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-05 15:14
Taggar: employment, report

Youth Unemployment Still 19.4% in Europe


"For all the continued momentum in the euro-area recovery, differing prospects for young people across the bloc show the wounds of the debt crisis remain very raw. The unemployment rate for those under..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 16:45
Taggar: employment, rate

Eurozone Unemployment Dropped to 8 year Low in February


"The eurozone’s unemployment rate has continued to fall, dropping to a near eight-year low in February. Figures from the Eurostat agency showed the jobless rate fell from 9.6% in January to 9.5%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 16:26
Taggar: employment, rate

Eurozone unemployment rate drops to near eight-year low


"The eurozone’s unemployment rate has continued to fall, dropping to a near eight-year low in February. Figures from the Eurostat agency showed the jobless rate fell from 9.6% in January to 9.5%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-03 15:07
Taggar: employment, rate

Japanese Unemployment Falls to 22 Year Low


"Japan’s unemployment rate fell to a more than 22-year low of 2.8 percent in February, offering some hope for the country’s economy, government data showed Friday. Japanese consumers, howev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 16:32
Taggar: consumption, economy, employment, rate

Sharp German Numbers Sends DAX to 2-Year High


"The DAX Index has edged higher in the Friday session, as the DAX trades at 12,249.50. On the release front, German data were strong. Retail Sales jumped 1.8%, well above the estimate of 0.7%. As well..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 12:39
Taggar: employment, inflation, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Yawns on Mixed Euro Data


"EUR/USD remains under pressure in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading slightly below the 1.07 level. On the release front, eurozone numbers were mixed. German data was sharp, as Retail..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-31 12:03
Taggar: employment, retail sales, trading

Gold Slips Below $1250 on Strong GDP Report


"Gold has posted losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, gold is trading at $1245.17 per ounce. On the release front, US Final GDP posted a gain of 2.1%, edging above the estimate of 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-30 19:17
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher as Trump Threatens Currency Manipulators


"GBP/USD has posted gains in Thursday trading and pushed above the 1.25 line earlier in the day. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2490. On the release front, US Final GDP posted a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-30 18:23
Taggar: day trading, employment, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady as US GDP Meets Expectations


"The Japanese yen has ticked lower in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 111.40. On the release front, US Final GDP posted a gain of 2.1%, edging above the estimate of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-30 14:47
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged Ahead of US GDP


"USD/CAD is unchanged in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3340. On the release front, the US releases Final GDP, with an estimate of 2.0%, compared to Preliminary GDP which cam..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-30 12:54
Taggar: employment, trading

How is the UK Economy Coping Post-Brexit?


"Introducing the Bloomberg Brexit Barometer. This custom index, which combines key measures of the U.K. economy in one number, makes its public debut today. The barometer will help you keep track as Br..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-28 09:52
Taggar: economy, employment, indicators, inflation, rate

Gold Unmoved by Soft US Jobless Data


"Gold is showing little movement on Thursday. In the North American session, gold is trading at $1247 per ounce. On the release front,  US unemployment claims jumped to 258 thousand, well above the for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 19:59
Taggar: employment, gold, home sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Hits 4-Month High, US Jobless Claims Jump


"The Japanese yen has ticked lower in Thursday trading. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at the 111 line. On the release front, US unemployment claims jumped to 258 thousand, well abov..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 19:13
Taggar: day trading, employment, home sales, trading

Yellen Does Not Touch on Monetary Policy During Conference


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen did not address monetary policy or the economic outlook in prepared remarks for a childhood education conference in Washington on Thursday. The two-day conference wh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 15:19
Taggar: employment

US Weekly Claims Jump to 7-Week High


"Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose to a seven-week high, representing a departure from other data showing a solid labor market. Jobless claims increased by 15,000 to 258,000 in the week ended..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 15:16
Taggar: employment, market, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Ignores Weak US Job Report, Canadian CPI Ahead


"USD/CAD has edged lower in the Thursday session. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3320. On the release front, there are no Canadian economic indicators. In the US, unemplo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 14:25
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged, German Consumer Confidence Dips


"EUR/USD has edged lower on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.0770. On the release front, GfK German Consumer Climate dipped to 9.8 points, shy of the forecast of 10.1 points. Later in the day, the eur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 10:50
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, home sales, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unable to Gain Ground after Stellar Retail Sales


"USD/CAD has edged higher in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading slightly below the 1.34 line. On the release front, there are no Canadian economic indicators. The US will release Exi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 14:02
Taggar: employment, home sales, indicators, oil, retail sales, trading

How Can High Nonfarm Payrolls Hurt USD?


"Nonfarm payrolls is a macroeconomic employment report released monthly by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (or BLS for short). The number represents the quanti..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-20 20:27
Taggar: dollar, employment, forex, forex trade, report

Fed?s Kashkari Says US Economy Falling Short on Jobs and Inflation


"Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari, the lone dissenter against the U.S. central bank’s decision this week to raise interest rates, said on Friday the U.S. economy is still..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-17 15:53
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, inflation, rate

Gold Rally Continues as Dovish Fed Disappoints Markets


"This week’s gold rally has continued on Thursday. In the North American session, gold is trading at $1228.69 an ounce. On the release front, Building Permits fell to 1.21 million, missing the es..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 18:52
Taggar: employment, gold, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Improves to 2-Week Gains as Fed Raises Rates


"USD/JPY is almost unchanged in the Thursday session, after declining 1.1% on Wednesday. Currently, the pair is trading at 113.30. On the release front, the BoJ stood pat and maintained interest rates..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 14:17
Taggar: employment, indicators, rate, trading

GBPUSD ? Is the Slump Over? (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about why GBPUSD has been so volatile today and how the FOMC meeting could impact the pair. He also gives his analysis of the daily, 4 hour and 15 minute charts..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 17:57
Taggar: analysis, employment, market, pound, report

GBP/USD -British Pound Gains Ground on Strong UK Unemployment Report


"GBP/USD has posted gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading slightly above the 1.22 level. On the release front, British unemployment rolls declined by 13.2 thousan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 17:40
Taggar: employment, trading

DAX ? Steady as Markets Eye Dutch Vote, Fed Meeting


"The DAX Index continues to hug the 12,000 level this week. In the Wednesday session, the DAX is at 11,989.50. On the release front, Eurozone Employment Change edged up to 0.3%, above the forecast of 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 13:33
Taggar: bank, employment

EUR/USD ? Euro in Holding Pattern Ahead of Expected Fed Move


"EUR/USD remains under pressure, as the pair has dropped closed to the 1.06 line. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0630. On the release front, Eurozone Employment Change edged up to 0.3%, above the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 12:25
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD Surges on Talks About Interest Rate Hike from ECB


"EUR/USD rallied today, touching the highest level in a month, despite solid growth of US employment. The reason for the currency pair’s gains was the repo..."

Canada Adds 15,300 Jobs in February


"Canada added more jobs than expected in February, extending the labor market’s recent strong run as full-time hiring jumped, while fewer people looking for work sent the unemployment rate lower..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-10 16:00
Taggar: employment, market, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar in Holding Pattern Ahead of Canadian, US Job Reports


"USD/CAD is unchanged in the Friday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at the 1.35 line. On the release front, employment numbers will be on center stage on both sides of the border..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-10 14:32
Taggar: employment, indicators, rate, report, trading

D-Day for NFP


"Friday March 10: Five things the markets are talking about An upbeat payrolls report will add to expectations that the Fed will raise rates next week (Mar 14-15). Today’s headline print is expec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-10 13:25
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report

Gold Dips Below $1200, US Nonfarm Payrolls Loom


"Gold continues to slide this week and has lost more ground in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1203.60. On the release front, unemployment claims climbed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-09 20:39
Taggar: employment, gold

W. Texas Crude Drops Below $49 on Crude Inventories Aftershock


"West Texas crude has posted sharp losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, WTI crude futures are trading at $48.70. Brent Crude has slipped to $51.69, as the Brent premium stands at $2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-09 19:47
Taggar: employment, trading

Fed Rate Expectations Peak Ahead of NFP (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the upcoming US jobs report and how it will impact the Federal Reserve interest rate decision next week. He also gives his analysis on EURUSD, GBPUSD, AUD..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-09 19:05
Taggar: analysis, employment, gold, market, rate, report

USD/CAD Climbs to 2017 High, Canadian Employment Change Next


"USD/CAD has edged upwards in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at the 1.35 line. On the release front, Canadian NHPI remained unchanged at 0.1%, matching the forecast..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-09 16:19
Taggar: employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Higher Ahead of ECB Rate Announcement


"EUR/USD has edged higher in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0550. On the release front, the ECB will set the benchmark rate, which is expected to remain at 0.00%. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-09 11:34
Taggar: employment, market, rate, trading

AUD Tests Important Support


"The AUD is testing an important support zone today as one by one; its foundations get eroded. Last nights U.S ADP Employment Change was a monster number, adding 298,000 jobs against an expected number..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-09 07:42
Taggar: employment

ADP Employment Beats Expectations by Wide Margin, EUR/USD Slides


"EUR/USD dropped today, falling for the third day in a row. The main reason for the drop was surprisingly amazing US employment data released by Automatic Data P..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-08 20:22
Taggar: employment, report, trading

Gold Slide Continues as ADP Jobs Report Sparkles, $1200 Next?


"Gold continues to lose ground in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1208.90. On the release front, ADP Nonfarm Employment Change soared to 298 thousand, w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-08 19:53
Taggar: employment, gold

GBP/USD ? Pound Slide Continues After Uninspiring UK Budget


"GBP/USD has lost ground on Wednesday, continuing the downward trend which has marked much of the week. Currently GBP/USD is trading at 1.2140. On the release front, Theresa May’s government rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-08 19:07
Taggar: employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Inches Lower


"EUR/USD has ticked lower in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0550. On the release front, German Industrial Production rebounded with a strong gain of 2.8%. Later in the day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-08 12:36
Taggar: employment, industrial production, report, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Inches Lower, Markets Eye ECB Meeting


"EUR/USD has ticked lower in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0550. On the release front, German Industrial Production rebounded with a strong gain of 2.8%. Later in the day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-08 12:36
Taggar: employment, industrial production, report, trading

Fed March Rate Hike Already Priced in as Markets Await ADP Payrolls


"The U.S. dollar rose against major currencies on Tuesday ahead of employment data to be released this week. Comments from U.S. Federal Reserve members quickly shifted the expectations on the actions o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-07 22:13
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, employment

W. Texas Crude Slips Below $53 on Swelling Crude Inventories


"West Texas crude has posted losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, WTI crude futures are trading at $52.81. Brent crude futures have dipped to $55.26, as the Brent premium trades at..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 20:19
Taggar: employment, trading

Gold Slides as US Jobless Claims Sparkle


"Gold has recorded considerable losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1235.45. On the release front, US unemployment claims sparkled, falling to 223..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 19:55
Taggar: employment, gold, market

US Unemployment Benefits Fell to 44 Year Low


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a 44-year-low last week, pointing to further tightening of the labor market even as economic growth appears to have remained moder..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 19:05
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Stops Slide as Construction PMI Edges Higher


"GBP/USD is almost unchanged in the Thursday session, following considerable losses on Wednesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2280. On the release front, British Construction PMI w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 18:33
Taggar: employment, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Slide Continues, Canadian GDP Matches Forecast


"USD/CAD has moved higher throughout the week and this trend continues in the Thursday session. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3350. On the release front, Canadian GDP ed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 15:30
Taggar: employment, trading

DAX Above 12,000, Shrugs Off Sharp Eurozone CPI


"The DAX Index is almost unchanged in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,065.75 points. On the release front, Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate jumped to 2.0%, beating the forecast of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 13:46
Taggar: cpi, employment, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Steady as Eurozone Inflation Hits 2.0%


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0520. On the release front, Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate jumped to 2.0%, beating the forecast of 1.8%. Later in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 13:24
Taggar: cpi, employment, trading

German Unemployment Falls as Confidence Improves


"German unemployment continued to decline in February as companies expressed confidence in the outlook for Europe?s largest economy. The number of people out of work fell by a seasonally adjusted 14,00..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 15:43
Taggar: economy, employment

DAX Closes in on 12,000 on Solid German Employment, Mfg. Reports


"The DAX Index has headed higher in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 11,989.50 points, its highest level since February 23. The index is poised to punch past the symbolic 12,000..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 12:32
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips Ahead of German CPI, Manufacturing Reports


"EUR/USD is slightly lower in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0540. It’s another full day on the release front, with a host of events in the eurozone and the US. German..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 11:50
Taggar: employment, inflation, report, trading

Gold Jumps to 14-Week High on Dovish Fed Minutes


"Gold has posted considerable gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1249.42. In economic news, unemployment claims rose to 244 thousand, slightly abov..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-23 20:00
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, gold, home sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps on Bullish UK Retail Sales Report, Weak US Jobless Claims


"GBP/USD has posted considerable gains in the Thursday session, as the pair has climbed to 2-week highs. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2550. On the release front, British CBI R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-23 17:58
Taggar: employment, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Improves, Canadian CPI Looms


"USD/CAD has posted gains in the Thursday session. Early in North American trade, the pair is trading at the 1.31 line. On the release front, Canadian Corporate Profits posted a gain of 3.6%. This mark..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-23 15:41
Taggar: employment, profit, rate, trading

U.S Claims Point to Strong Job?s Market


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased last week, while staying within a range that shows subdued firings. Jobless claims rose by 6,000 to 244,000 in the week ended Feb. 18..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-23 15:27
Taggar: employment, report

USD/JPY ? Little Movement as Fed Minutes Slightly Dovish


"USD/JPY continues to trade close to the 113 line this week. The pair has dipped on Wednesday and is trading at 112.88. On the release front, Japanese SPPI edged up to 0.5%, above the forecast of 0.4%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-23 14:20
Taggar: employment, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Gains Ground as Jobless Claims Rise


"Gold has posted moderate gains on Thursday. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1238.46. In economic news, key indicators beat expectations. Unemployment claims rose to 239 thous..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 19:48
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators, rate

WTI/USD ? Crude Quiet at $53, US Employment, Mfg. Data Improves


"US crude continues to have an uneventful week. In Thursday’s North American session, WTI crude futures are trading at the $53 line. Brent crude futures are trading at $55.29, as the Brent premiu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 19:02
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Higher, US Posts Excellent Data


"GBP/USD is showing slight gains in the Thursday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at the 1.25 level. On the release front, there were no British events on the schedule. In th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 18:21
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, trading

Fed Vice Chair Says CB on Right Path


"The Federal Reserve expected the current improvement in U.S. inflation and employment and, while monetary policy remains accommodative, it is headed on the right path in removing that stimulus, Fed Vi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 16:28
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise less than expected


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last week, a sign that the labor market was continuing to tighten. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 15:37
Taggar: employment, market

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Holds Ground as Canadian Mfg. Sales Sparkles


"USD/CAD has edged lower in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3030. In economic news, there are no Canadian events on the schedule. In the US, it?s another busy day, with three k..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 15:11
Taggar: employment, market, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady Ahead of ECB Minutes


"EUR/USD has ticked higher in the Thursday session, as the pair trades at 1.0640. On the release front, the ECB releases the minutes of its January monetary policy meeting. It’s another busy day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 11:10
Taggar: employment

GBP/USD ? British Pound Unchanged on Solid UK, US Data


"GBP/USD is unchanged in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2450. It’s a very busy day, with a host of releases in both the UK and the US. The news was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 18:29
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

Fed Will Be Strict in Hitting Dual Mandate Targets


"U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer said there was significant uncertainty about U.S. fiscal policy under the Trump administration, but the Fed would be strict in meeting targets of creati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-13 10:11
Taggar: employment, financial, inflation

?Phenomenal? Canada Job Numbers


"Employment rose by 48,000 (+0.3%) in January, building on gains observed in the latter part of 2016. The unemployment rate fell by 0.1 percentage points to 6.8%. On a year-over-year basis, employment..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-10 16:07
Taggar: employment, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Markets Brace for Weak Canadian Employment Report


"USD/CAD is showing little movement in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3140. On the release front, Canada releases employment change, which is expected to post a sharp decline o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-10 13:52
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, market, point, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Dips, Markets Eye Consumer Confidence


"Gold has posted losses on Thursday, erasing the gains seen in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1232.86. In economic news, unemployment claims dipped fel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 19:29
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, gold

WTI/USD ? US Crude Steady, US Consumer Confidence Next


"US crude has edged higher in the Thursday session. In North American trade, US crude futures are trading at $52.81. Brent crude futures are trading at $55.52, as the Brent premium stands at $2.71. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 18:35
Taggar: employment, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound at 1.25 as Markets Eye Key UK Manufacturing Report


"GBP/USD posted gains but has retracted in Thursday trading. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2530. On the release front, unemployment claims dipped fell to 234 thousand, well sh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 17:56
Taggar: day trading, employment, trading

US Initial Claims Fell to a 43 Year Low


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to near a 43-year low, amid a further tightening of the labor market that could eventually spur faster wage growth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 17:15
Taggar: employment, market

USD/CAD- Canadian Dollar Edges Higher on Soft US Jobless Claims


"USD/CAD has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at the 1.31 line. On the release front, Canadian inflation numbers disappointed, as NHPI posted a small gain of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 16:36
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Under Pressure as German Trade Surplus Sinks


"EUR/USD is showing limited movement on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.0680. In economic news, it’s another light schedule. Germany’s trade surplus fell to EUR 18.4 billion, well off the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 13:05
Taggar: employment

Minnesota Fed Chief Says CB Can Afford to be Patient


"Count Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari as being firmly in the camp of those who believe the central bank can afford patience on interest rates. In a somewhat unusual post Tuesday on publishing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 21:50
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, inflation, point, rate

XAU/USD ? Gold Pauses After Gains, Jobs Report Falls Short


"Gold is almost unchanged in the Tuesday session, following strong gains on Monday. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1234.49, close to 3-month highs. In economic news, the trad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 21:27
Taggar: employment, gold

USD/JPY ? Dollar Rebounds, Pushes Above 112 Yen


"The US dollar is broadly higher in Tuesday trading. USD/JPY is also higher, as the pair currently trades at 112.40. On the release front, there are no major Japanese events on the schedule. Over in th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 13:57
Taggar: day trading, dollar, employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Drops on Dovish Comments from ECB


"EUR/USD is heading lower in the Tuesday session, as the pair trades at 1.0670. On the release front, German Industrial Production dropped 3.0%, well short of the estimate of +0.2%. In the US, the trad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 13:27
Taggar: employment, industrial production

EUR/USD Edged Higher After Wage Inflation Misses Expectations


"EUR/USD was swinging widely immediately after the release of nonfarm payrolls but decided to go higher after all. Apparently, markets preferred to pay more attention to lower-..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 20:18
Taggar: employment, employment growth, market

Dollar Lower After Disappointing US Wage Growth


"The dollar edged lower against yen and euro on Friday in choppy trading after the U.S. employment report showed a smaller-than-expected rise in wages last month despite strong jobs gains, raising doub..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 17:11
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, report, trading

Low Wage Growth Drove US Yields Lower


"Employment grew by a hefty 227,000 jobs in January, but the workers’ wage gains were tepid at best, and bond traders see little reason for the Federal Reserve to pick up the pace of interest rat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 16:54
Taggar: employment, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar in Holding Pattern Ahead of US Payrolls Report


"USD/CAD has edged higher in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3150. On the release front, there are no Canadian releases on the calendar. In the US, the focus is on employment nu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 14:46
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Ticks Lower as Markets Eye Nonfarm Payrolls


"USD/JPY has edged higher in the Friday session, crossing above the 113 level. Currently, the pair is trading at 113.16. On the release front, the Bank of Japan released the minutes of its December mee..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 13:55
Taggar: bank, employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Firm as German, Eurozone Services PMIs Within Expectations


"EUR/USD has edged lower on Friday, as the pair trades at 1.0750. On the release front, it’s an unusually busy Friday. In the Eurozone, German and Eurozone Services PMI reports were very close to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-03 11:31
Taggar: employment, point, report

XAU/USD ? Gold Improves to 11-Week Highs as US Dollar Softens


"Gold has posted moderate gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is trading at $1217.34. On the release front, Unemployment Claims dropped to 241 thousand..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 18:43
Taggar: employment, gold, rate, trading

WTI/USD ? US Crude Steady, US Nonfarm Payrolls Ahead


"US crude is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trade, US crude futures are trading at $53.81. Brent crude futures are trading at $56.84, as the Brent premium has widene..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 18:21
Taggar: employment, trading

Full Employment May Be Redefined as Trump Attacks U.S. Benchmark


"Just as the U.S. nears full employment based on the principal measure used for almost eight decades, President Donald Trump and his team are looking at new yardsticks. The jobless rate probably held i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 16:18
Taggar: employment, rate, report

U.S Claims Fall to 246k Last Week


"Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, marking 100 straight weeks of claims below 300,000. That?s the longest streak since 1970 and indicates a healthy job market. Job..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 15:55
Taggar: employment, market, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Jumps on Fed Statement


"USD/CAD has posted considerable losses in the Thursday session, erasing the gains seen in the Wednesday session. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading at the 1.30 level. On the rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 15:45
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Improves on Fed Statement


"USD/CAD has posted losses in the Thursday session, erasing the gains seen in the Wednesday session. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading at the 1.30 level. On the release front, Un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 15:45
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Improves on Lackluster Fed Statement


"USD/JPY has posted losses in the Thursday session, erasing the gains from Wednesday. Currently, the pair is trading at 112.30. On the release front, Japanese Consumer Confidence remains weak, as the r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 13:49
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, market, trading

Earnings and Jobs Data Eyed as Week Draws to Close


"Markets will be setting up for Friday’s jobs report Thursday as investors await another batch of earnings reports, including Amazon.com. Traders are looking for a stronger than currently forecas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 09:25
Taggar: employment, market, report

Fed Holds Rate by Unanimous Vote


"Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in December indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has continued to expand at a moderat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 20:53
Taggar: employment, market, rate

Gold Lower After Strong ISM and Awaiting Fed


"Gold prices have deteriorated further following a stronger-than-expected U.S. ISM manufacturing report that was just released. The January ISM reading was 56.0 versus 54.5 in December. A reading of 55..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 18:04
Taggar: employment, gold, rate, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Lower as Markets Eye Fed Rate Statement


"USD/CAD is slightly higher in the Wednesday session. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3070. On the release front, ADP Nonfarm Employment Change sparkled with a gain of 246..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 15:25
Taggar: employment, trading

USD Rises vs. EUR, Loses Part of Gains After FOMC


"The dollar rose versus the euro today as most of US economic indicators were good (with the exception of construction spending), including employment that showed unexpect..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-01 01:59
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, market

EUR/USD ? Euro Shrugs Off Strong Eurozone Inflation and GDP Data


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at the 1.07 line. On the release front, it’s a busy day. In the Eurozone, CPI Flash Estimate gained 1.8%, above..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 13:09
Taggar: cpi, employment, rate, trading

German Unemployment Declines in January


"Germany’s unemployment rate declined in January, the Federal Labor Agency reportedly said Tuesday. The jobless rate fell to 5.9 percent in January from 6 percent in December. The rate was expect..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-31 12:29
Taggar: employment, rate, report

XAU/USD ? Gold Falls to 2-week Low as Slide Continues, GDP Looms


"Gold has posted losses on Thursday, continuing the downward direction which has marked most of this week. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1187.22, as the metal trades at its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 19:55
Taggar: employment, gold

WTI/USD ? Oil Rebounds Despite US Crude Surplus


"US crude has posted gains in the Thursday session. In the North American session, US crude futures are trading at $53.21. Brent crude futures are trading at $56.35, as the Brent premium is $3.15. On t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 19:26
Taggar: employment, home sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Dollar Higher Despite Soft Employment Report, Japanese Inflation Next


"USD/JPY has posted higher in the Thursday session, erasing the losses on Wednesday. Currently, the pair is trading at 114.20. On the release front, US unemployment claims jumped to 259 thousand, well..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 16:31
Taggar: employment, home sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Candiand D


"USD/CAD has posted slight gains in the Thursday session, as the pair trades at the 1.31 line. On the release front, there are two key events in the US – Unemployment Claims and New Home Sales. B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 13:48
Taggar: employment, home sales, indicators

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dips Ahead of US Jobless Claims


"USD/CAD has posted slight gains in the Thursday session, as the pair trades at the 1.31 line. On the release front, there are two key events in the US – Unemployment Claims and New Home Sales. B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 13:48
Taggar: employment, home sales, indicators

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips Despite Strong German Consumer Confidence, US Jobless Claims Ahead


"EUR/USD has posted losses in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading just above the 1.07 level. On the release front, German GfK Consumer Climate improved to 10.2 points, above the foreca..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 13:03
Taggar: employment, home sales, point, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Continues After Brexit Ruling


"GBP/USD continues to climb, posting gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2620. British CBI Industrial Order Expectations improved to 5 points, above the for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-25 18:37
Taggar: employment, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Edges Higher as Japanese Trade Surplus Beats Estimate


"USD/JPY has edged lower in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 113.60. On the release front, Japan’s trade surplus came in at JPY 0.36 trillion, beating the estimate. In the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-25 13:54
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

Trump Tells Auto CEOs He?ll Cut Taxes and Regulations


"U.S. President Donald Trump pushed the chief executives of General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler on Tuesday to increase production in the United States and boost American employment. Trump opened a m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-24 17:14
Taggar: employment

Trumponomics May be Wrong Medicine for U.S.


"Tax cuts, deregulation and more federal spending advocated by the incoming Trump administration are a classic remedy for economic stagnation and long unemployment lines. But that medicine may be too s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 16:02
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

Is Trumponomics the Right Medicine for US Economy?


"Tax cuts, deregulation and more federal spending advocated by the incoming Trump administration are a classic remedy for economic stagnation and long unemployment lines. But that medicine may be too s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 09:57
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

XAU/USD ? Gold Steady at $1200 as US Manufacturing, Job Data Impresses


"Gold prices are almost unchanged on Thursday, as the metal has remained close to the $1200 level. In the North American session, the spot price for one ounce is $1200.24. On the release front, the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 20:02
Taggar: employment, gold, report

WTI/USD ? US Crude Shrugs Off Crude Inventories Surplus


"US crude is unchanged in the Thursday session. In North American trade, US crude futures are trading at $51.37. Brent crude futures are trading at $54.19, as the Brent premium is steady at $2.82. In e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 18:38
Taggar: employment, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Pushes Above 1.23, British Retail Sales Next


"The British pound is up slightly in the Thursday session. Currently, GBP/USD is trading just above the 1.23 level. On the release front, there was positive news out of the US as manufacturing and empl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 18:11
Taggar: employment, pound, report, trading

Mid Atlantic Business Activity at 2 Year High Says Philly Fed


"Business activity in U.S. Mid-Atlantic region increased in January to its strongest level in over two years due to a pickup in new orders and employment and an improved six-month outlook, the Philadel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 17:49
Taggar: bank, employment

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady as US Manufacturing, Employment Data Shines


"USD/JPY has inched higher in the Thursday session, following strong gains on Wednesday. In North American trade, the pair is trading slightly above the 115 line. On the release front, there are no Jap..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 16:20
Taggar: employment, report, trading

U.S. Jobless Benefits Fell Last Week


"Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell close to the lowest level since the 1970s, consistent with a still-improving labor market. Jobless claims declined to 234,000 in the week ended Jan. 14 from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 15:44
Taggar: employment, market, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Slides as BoC Pessimistic About Trump


"The Canadian dollar is slightly lower in the Thursday session, after strong losses in the Wednesday session. Currently,  USD/CAD is trading slightly below the 1.33 line. On the release front, it’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 13:55
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

Expect ECB?s Draghi to be Boring


"Thursday January 19: Five things the markets are talking about Today we get more rate talk from the ECB, however, do not expect it to be as exciting as the Fed’s Janet Yellen comments yesterday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 13:27
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate

XAU/USD ? Gold Unchanged as US Inflation Data Steady


"Gold prices are almost unchanged on Wednesday. In the North American session, the spot price for one ounce is $1213.67. On the release front, today’s highlights were CPI and Core CPI, which both..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 19:47
Taggar: cpi, employment, gold, indicators

USD/JPY ? Dollar Pushes Above 113 Yen as US Inflation Matches Forecast


"USD/JPY is slightly higher in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 113.30. On the release front, US Core CPI and CPI data matched expectations. On Thursday, the US wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 18:05
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Retracts After Surging on May?s Brexit Speech


"The pound has dipped on Wednesday, after posting spectacular gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, GBP/USD is trading just above the 1.23 level. On the release front, British employment numbers wer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 12:12
Taggar: cpi, employment, pound, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Punches Above $1200 as Trump Speech Disappoints


"Gold continues to move higher and has posted gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1200.51. The metal has gained 4.3% since January 1, and has crosse..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 19:44
Taggar: employment, gold

WTI/USD ? US Crude Climbs to $53, Markets Eye Retail Sales and Consumer Confidence


"US crude has moved higher in the Thursday session. In North American trade, US crude futures are trading at $52.82. Brent crude futures are trading at $55.97, as the Brent premium stands at $3.15. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 18:31
Taggar: employment, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady, US Jobless Claims Sparkles


"The British pound pushed above the 1.23 line earlier on Thursday but was unable to consolidate and has retracted. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2220. On the release front, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 18:11
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

Fed?s Evans Says 4% US Growth Achievable But With Deep Economic Changes


"Aggressive fiscal and other policies could for a time achieve President-elect Donald Trump’s goal of 4 percent growth, but it cannot be sustained without deeper changes to the economy, Chicago F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 17:56
Taggar: economy, employment, market, point

US Weekly Jobless Numbers Rise Less Than Expected


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week and the underlying trend remained consistent with a tightening labor market that is starting to spur faster w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 17:09
Taggar: employment, market

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Jumps as Trump Press Conference Disappoints


"The Canadian dollar has posted sharp losses in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3050. On the release front, Canada releases NHPI, an important inflation indicator. In the US, t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 14:56
Taggar: dollar, employment, inflation, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Higher as US Dollar Falters After Trump Theatrics


"USD/JPY is considerably lower in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 114.30. On the release front, Japan’s current surplus narrowed to JPY 1.80 trillion, but this easily beat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 13:37
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/JPY ? Dollar Edges up to 116 Yen, Trump Press Conference Next


"USD/JPY has posted slight gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 116.20. On the release front, Japan’s current surplus is expected to narrow to JPY 1.48..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-11 13:51
Taggar: employment, trading

Sterling Battered on PM May?s Comments


"Monday January 9: Five things the markets are talking about Last Friday’s U.S. December employment increased less than expected (+156k vs. +176k), but the markets interpretation in a rebound in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-09 13:16
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

CAD Rises After Strong Employment Report


"The Canadian dollar touched its strongest level against the U.S. dollar in more than three weeks on Friday following surprisingly strong employment and trade data. Canada’s economy unexpectedly..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 17:21
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, rate

Earnings Surprise Sees Dollar Tick Higher


"December?s report on the US labour market in December was broadly in line with expectations, with the shortfall in job creation being offset by a similar upward revision to the November number. Unempl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 16:34
Taggar: employment, market, report

Markets Have Bigger Troubles Than NFP


"Friday January 6: Five things the markets are talking about U.S jobs growth remains strong, but is slowing, which is certainly not a surprise when the world’s largest economy approaches full emp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 13:28
Taggar: economy, employment, indicators, market, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady Ahead of Canadian, US Job Numbers


"The Canadian dollar is showing limited movement on Friday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3240. It’s a busy day on the release front, with a host of employment indicators on the schedule. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 13:19
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, rate, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Trading at 116, US Employment Numbers Next


"USD/JPY has posted slight gains on Friday, as the pair trades at the 116 line. On the economic front, there are no Japanese releases to wrap up the week. In the US, the spotlight is on employment numb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 12:49
Taggar: employment, rate

XAU/USD ? Gold Rally Continues as Dollar Softens on Fed Concerns


"Gold has posted strong gains on Thursday. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1182.70. On the employment front, ADP Nonfarm Employment Change disappointed with a reading of 153 t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 20:00
Taggar: employment, gold, point

WTI/USD ? US Crude Steady as Crude Inventories Dive


"US crude has edged lower in the Thursday session. In North American trade, US crude futures are trading at $52.95. Brent crude futures are trading at $56.22, as the Brent premium stands at $3.27. In t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 18:44
Taggar: employment, oil, trading

EUR/USD Rises on Negative US Employment Expectations


"Even though some of the US macroeconomic reports were positive today, the dollar fell against the euro. The decline was triggered by a rather weak ADP employment dat..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 18:28
Taggar: dollar, employment, report

USD Falls on Soft ADP Payrolls


"The dollar lost ground against the yen and euro on Thursday after U.S. unemployment data failed to reverse a downtrend that followed some of the biggest gains on record for China’s yuan. A rise..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 18:15
Taggar: dollar, employment

ADP Payrolls Add 153,000 Jobs in December


"U.S. private employers added 153,000 jobs in December, fewer than in November, but the labor market remained solid, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Thursday. Economists surveyed by Reuters..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 18:10
Taggar: employment, market, report

US Unemployment Claims Fell to 8 Week Low


"Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined to the lowest level in eight weeks, showing volatility typical around the holiday period. Jobless claims dropped by 28,000 to 235,000 in the week ended..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 18:08
Taggar: employment, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher as British Services PMI Beats Estimate


"The British pound has posted considerable gains on Thursday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at the 1.24 line. On the economic front, British Services PMI climbed to 56.2 points, beating t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 17:37
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

U.S Yields Fall After Disappointing ADP


"U.S. Treasury debt yields slid on Thursday after data showed the U.S. economy created fewer private sector jobs in December than market expectations. The ADP National Employment Report indicated that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 16:04
Taggar: economy, employment, market, report, trading

U.S Jobless Claims Fall to a Two Month Low


"Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined to the lowest level in eight weeks, showing volatility typical around the holiday period. Jobless claims dropped by 28,000 to 235,000 in the week ended..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 15:46
Taggar: employment, report

USD/JPY ? Yen Posts Gain on Fed Uncertainty


"USD/JPY has posted gains for a second straight day. In the Thursday session, the pair is trading at 116.60. On the economic front, the sole Japanese release is Average Cash Earnings, which is expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 13:55
Taggar: employment, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Gains Continues Ahead of Fed Minutes


"Gold has posted modest gains on Wednesday, continuing the upward movement seen in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1164.28. In the US, today?s highlight i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-04 19:05
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators

USD/JPY ? Yen Quiet Ahead of Federal Reserve Minutes


"USD/JPY is showing little movement in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 117.60. There are no major Japanese events on the schedule. In the US, today?s highlight is the Federal R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-04 13:56
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

EUR/USD ? Dollar Rally Continues as Euro Dips to 1.04


"The euro has welcomed the New Year with losses, as EUR/USD has posted slight losses in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading slightly above the 1.04 level. Since December 30, the euro ha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 12:27
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Climbs as Dollar Dips in Thin Holiday Trade


"Gold has posted strong gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1156.00. It’s another quiet day on the release front. Unemployment claims, the fin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-29 19:37
Taggar: employment, gold

GBP/USD ? Pound Subdued as US Jobless Claims Slides


"It’s been a  quiet day for GBP/USD in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.2230. On the release front, British Nationwide HPI gained 0.8%, easily beating the e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-29 17:40
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Higher, Markets Eye US Jobless Claims


"The Canadian dollar has posted small gains in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3530. It continues to be quiet on the release front, with no Canadian events this week. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-29 14:45
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

Yen Climbs to 2-Week High on Positive BoJ Summary


"USD/JPY has posted losses in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 116.50. On the release front, the BoJ released its Summary of Opinions. In the US, today’s highlight is unemp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-29 13:15
Taggar: employment, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Unmoved in Thin Trade


"Gold is almost unchanged in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce stands at $1138.76. On the release front, Pending Home Sales posted a sharp decline of 2.5%, we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-28 18:48
Taggar: employment, gold, home sales

Japanese and U.S. Data Dominate Tuesday News


"Core Japanese consumer price inflation remained at -0.4% in November, but Tokyo’s core rate of deflation was -0.6% in December, a new extreme for 2016. Energy price deflation is lessening, but o..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-27 17:59
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Remains Subdued Ahead of US and British GDP Reports


"GBP/USD has shown little movement since Tuesday, as the pair trades at 1.2340. On the release front, the highlight of the day is Final GDP. We?ll also get a look at Core Durable Goods Orders and unemp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-22 14:56
Taggar: durable goods, employment, goods orders, home sales

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady as Markets Eye US GDP


"USD/JPY is showing limited movement in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 117.50. On the release front, today?s highlight is US Final GDP. We?ll also get a look at Core Durable Go..."

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Higher Ahead of US Final GDP


"The euro has posted slight gains on Thursday, as EUR/USD trades at 1.0450. On the release front, there are no major Eurozone releases. In the US, today’s highlight is US Final GDP. We’ll a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-22 11:19
Taggar: durable goods, employment, goods orders, indicators

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Higher Ahead of US Final GDP


"The euro has posted slight gains on Thursday, as EUR/USD trades at 1.0450. On the release front, there are no major Eurozone releases. In the US, today’s highlight is US Final GDP. We’ll a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-22 11:19
Taggar: durable goods, employment, goods orders, indicators

Fed Chair Says US has Strongest Job Market in a Decade


"The U.S. has the strongest jobs market in nearly a decade thanks in part to accelerating wage growth and a low layoff rate, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Monday. In last week’s decisio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-19 21:06
Taggar: employment, market, rate

XAU/USD ? Gold Heads Lower on Fed Hike


"Gold continues to lose ground on Thursday, following losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1128.01. On the release front, CPI and Core CPI both cam..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 20:48
Taggar: cpi, employment, gold

XAU/USD ? Gold Heads Lower on Fed Hike


"Gold continues to lose ground on Thursday, following losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce is $1128.01. On the release front, CPI and Core CPI both cam..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 20:48
Taggar: cpi, employment, gold

USD/JPY ? Fed Hike Propels Dollar Past 118 Yen


"USD/JPY continues to post sharp gains on Thursday, following strong gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 118.50. On the release front, Japanese Flash Manufacturing PMI imp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 13:45
Taggar: cpi, employment, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher After Solid UK Job Numbers, Fed Statement Next


"GBP/USD has posted gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at the 1.27 line. On the release front, British employment numbers were mixed. Unemployment rolls expand..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-14 17:00
Taggar: employment, trading

XAU/USD -Gold Steady as Jobless Claims Match Forecast


"Gold continues to have an uneventful week. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1171.00. On the release front, it was a quiet day. On the release front, unemployment claims..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 19:11
Taggar: employment, gold

WTI/USD ? Crude Hugs $50 Level, US Jobless Claims Slides


"US crude prices have ticked higher in the Thursday session, as crude sticks close to the symbolic level of $50. In North American trade, WTI/USD futures are trading at $50.50. Brent crude futures are..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 18:38
Taggar: employment, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Below 1.26 on Strong US Jobless Claims


"GBP/USD continues to post losses and has lost ground on Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading just under the 1.26 line. On the release front, there are no UK releases on the s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 17:46
Taggar: employment, trading

US Unemployment Claims Fell Last Week


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell from a five-month high last week, pointing to labor strength that underscores the economy’s sustained momentum. A tight labor market..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 16:42
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, market, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged, Building Permits Sparkles


"The Canadian dollar is unchanged in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3230. On the release front, US unemployment claims matched the estimate, dropping to 258 thou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 15:36
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Punches Above 1.08, Markets Await ECB Rate and QE Decisions


"The euro has posted gains in the Thursday session, as EUR/USD trades at the 1.08 line. On the release front, the ECB meets to set its benchmark interest rate and whether to extend the bank’s ass..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 12:51
Taggar: bank, employment, rate

XAU/USD ? Gold Edges Higher as US Jobs Report Matches Forecast


"Gold has posted slight gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1175.24. On the release front, it was another quiet day in the US. JOLTS Job Ope..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-07 19:48
Taggar: employment, gold

USD/JPY ? Yen Unchanged, Markets Eye Current Account, GDP


"USD/JPY continues to hug the 114 line in the Wednesday session. On the release front, the US releases JOLTS Job Openings, with the indicator expected to rise to 5.53 million. Japan will publish Curren..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-07 14:54
Taggar: employment, indicators

Eurozone Unemployment is Falling Faster Than ECB Anticipated


"Voters in Italy may not see it that way, but euro-area unemployment is falling, and fast.  As UBS Wealth Management economists Ricardo Garcia and Christoph Buxtorf point out in a note, joblessness in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-07 12:02
Taggar: bank, currency, employment, point

WTI/USD ? Crude Rally Hits 16-Month High


"Oil prices continue to climb in the Monday session. In North American trade, WTI/USD futures are trading at $51.92. Brent crude futures have climbed to $54.99, as the Brent premium stands at $3.07. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-05 18:45
Taggar: employment, oil, trading

NFP Hodge Podge


"NFP Hodge Podge While US employment data disappointed the market, on the whole, it was a Hodge podge of sorts.  The Unemployment Rate came in at a stellar  4.6% vs. 4.9%; NFP was in at consensus but t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-04 08:14
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

Canada: Labour Force Survey, November 2016


"After two consecutive months of notable increases, employment was little changed in November (+11,000 or +0.1%). With fewer people searching for work, the unemployment rate fell by 0.2 percentage poin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-02 15:39
Taggar: employment, point, rate

U.S Payrolls Rise, Jobless Rate Falls


"U.S. hiring picked up in November while the unemployment rate tumbled to a nine-year low on a drop in the number of people in the workforce and wages unexpectedly declined, providing a mixed picture o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-02 15:36
Taggar: employment, market, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Yawns as Construction PMI Almost Unchanged


"GBP/USD has posted slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2620. On the release front, British Construction PMI was almost unchanged, with a reading of 52.8 points. Thi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-02 13:55
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Jumps on OPEC Deal, US Job Reports Next


"The Canadian dollar is almost unchanged on Friday, following strong gains in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at the 1.33 level. On the release front, employment indicators will be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-02 13:24
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Subdued as Markets Eye US Payrolls, Wage Growth


"USD/JPY is almost unchanged on Friday, as the pair trades at 113.60. On the release front, the spotlight is on US employment numbers, with three key releases ? Nonfarm Employment Change, Average Hourl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-02 12:23
Taggar: currency, employment, market, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Climbs to 2-Week Highs, All Eyes on US Payrolls


"EUR/USD is unchanged on Friday, after posting strong gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.0660. On the release front, Spanish Unemployment Change swelled by 24.8 thousand..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-02 10:54
Taggar: employment, market, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Slips to 10-month Lows, Nonfarm Payrolls Ahead


"Gold has lost ground in the Thursday session, continuing the downward trend we’ve seen for most of the week. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1165.75. On the rel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 19:17
Taggar: employment, gold, market, point

U.S Jobless Claims See Highest Rise in 5 Months


"Americans filed for U.S. unemployment benefits last week at the fastest pace since June, indicating a possible pause in progress in the labor market. Jobless claims increased by 17,000 to 268,000 in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 15:32
Taggar: employment, market

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Ticks Lower, US Jobless Claims Next


"The Canadian dollar is showing little movement on Thursday, after a volatile session on Wednesday. Currently, the pair is trading at the 1.34 level. In economic news, OPEC members reached a production..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 14:51
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, trading

USD/JPY ? Dollar Hits 114 as Yen Slide Continues


"USD/JPY has edged lower on Thursday, following sharp gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading slightly above the 114 level. On the release front, Japanese Capital Spending posted..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 13:05
Taggar: employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady as Eurozone, German Mfg. PMIs Meets Expections


"EUR/USD has edged upwards in the Thursday session, as the pair trades at 1.0625. On the release front, it’s a very busy day. German and Eurozone Manufacturing PMIs both pointed to expansion, wit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 12:15
Taggar: employment, point, rate

XAU/USD ? Gold Drops to 9-month Lows on Sharp ADP Nonfarm Payrolls


"Gold has posted considerable losses in the Wednesday session, dropping 1.2 percent. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1174.05. On the release front, ADP Nonfarm Employm..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-30 18:51
Taggar: employment, gold

EUR/USD Falls After Wednesday?s Economic Data from USA


"EUR/USD fell today after the release of US economic data. While some indicators trailed expectations, the data was good for the most part. The most notable report was pri..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-30 17:59
Taggar: employment, indicators, rate, report

U.S. private sector adds 216,000 jobs in November


"U.S. private employers added 216,000 jobs in November, well above economists’ expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-30 15:42
Taggar: employment, report

USD/JPY ? Dollar Rises to 113, Markets Eye OPEC Meeting


"USD/JPY continues to rally on Wednesday, as the pair has punched above the 113 line. On the release front, Japan will release Capital Spending and Final Manufacturing PMI. The US will release ADP Nonf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-30 13:20
Taggar: employment, market

EUR/USD ? Euro Shrugs Off Stellar German Retail Sales


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged in the Wednesday session, as the pair trades at 1.0640. On the release schedule, German Retail Sales posted a gain of 2.4%, well above the forecast of 1.0%. The Eurozone CP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-30 11:17
Taggar: cpi, employment, market, retail sales

Dijsselbloem Wants Focus on Budgets Not Spending


"The European Commission should focus on enforcing European Union budget rules rather than proposing fiscal stimulus, the chair of the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers said on Tuesday, in remar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-29 15:46
Taggar: employment, finance

Renzi Risk


"The Renzi Risk Overnight, traders sidestepped the OPEC meeting and US employment report risks while opting to focus on the Italian Senate reform referendum instead, which will take place on Sunday. Tr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-29 02:38
Taggar: employment, market, report

OECD Says Income Inequality Still at Record Levels


"The gap between the rich and poor remains at record levels, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development as the poorest 10% have been unable to recover from the blow dealt by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-24 18:12
Taggar: employment, financial

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Drops as US Durables Jump Higher


"After an uneventful start to the day, the Canadian dollar is heading downward in Wednesday’s North American session. Early in this session, USD/CAD is trading at the 1.35 line. In the US, there..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-23 15:36
Taggar: dollar, durable goods, employment, goods orders, trading

U.S. Jobless Claims Rebound


"Filings for unemployment benefits in the U.S. rebounded last week from a four-decade low while remaining consistent with a firm labor market. Jobless claims rose by 18,000 to 251,000 in the period end..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-23 15:25
Taggar: employment, market, report

Inflation Makes BoE?s Response to Higher Unemployment Difficult


"The Bank of England would be able to do more to counter a projected rise in unemployment were it not for a sharp increase in inflation pressure caused by sterling’s fall since June’s Brexi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-18 12:33
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation

U.S. Jobless Claims Hit 4 Decade Low


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a 43-year low last week, pointing to a rapidly tightening labor market that could allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates nex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 15:41
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

French PM Says Europe at Risk of Collapse


"The European Union is in danger of breaking apart unless France and Germany, in particular, work harder to stimulate growth and employment and heed citizens’ concerns, French Prime Minister Manu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 15:09
Taggar: employment

USD/JPY ? Yen Hugs 109, US Inflation Report Next


"USD/JPY has ticked higher on Thursday, as the pair trades at the 109 line. On the release front, there are a host of major events, highlighted by CPI and unemployment claims. Fed chair Janet Yellen wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-17 13:42
Taggar: cpi, economy, employment

UK Unemployment Fell to 11 Year Low


"Britain’s unemployment rate fell in the first three months after the Brexit vote to its lowest level in 11 years but there were some signs that a slowdown in the labour market could be coming. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-16 18:34
Taggar: employment, market, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Yawns Despite Higher UK Jobless Claims


"GBP/USD is showing limited movement on Wednesday. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.2440. On the release front, British employment numbers were mixed. The Average Earnings Index posted..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-16 17:14
Taggar: employment, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Slips on Excellent Jobless Claims


"Gold has posted losses on Thursday, following a roller-coaster session on Wednesday. In the North American session, the metal is trading at $1266.73. On the release front, US unemployment claims dropp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 20:47
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, gold, trading

WTI/USD ? Oil Under Pressure as Markets Digest Trump Shocker


"US crude prices have posted modest losses on Thursday, following roller-coaster volatility in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, WTI/USD futures are trading at $44.64. Brent crude futures..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 19:39
Taggar: employment, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Climbs Higher, US Unemployment Claims Drops


"GBP/USD has recorded considerable gains on Thursday. In the North American session, the pair is trading slightly below the 1.2470. On the release front, US unemployment claims dropped to 254 thousand..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 18:27
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, trading

US Weekly Job Claims Fall Ahead of Election


"Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined from an almost three-month high ahead of the presidential election, indicating the job market remains competitive for employers. Jobless claims fell by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 16:49
Taggar: employment, market, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Slide Continues on Trump Win, US Jobless Claims Shine


"USD/CAD continues to post strong gains in the Thursday session, following the upward movement seen on Wednesday. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3480. On the release front, Cana..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 15:35
Taggar: employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Dollar Takes Breather After Roller-Coaster Wednesday


"EUR/USD has settled down on Thursday, after posting sharp losses a wild Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at the 1.09 line. On the release front, French Industrial Production declined..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 13:04
Taggar: employment, industrial production, trading

UK Permanent Hiring Picks up in October


"British companies hired permanent staff at the fastest pace in eight months in October as the country’s labour market kept on growing despite the decision in June by voters to leave the European..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-08 10:10
Taggar: employment, market

XAU/USD ? Gold Slips as FBI Clears Clinton Over Emails


"Gold has started the trading week with losses. In Monday’s North American session, the metal is trading at $1280.77. In economic news, there are no major US events on the schedule. On Tuesday, t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-07 20:05
Taggar: employment, gold, market, trading

EUR/USD Below Opening After NFP


"EUR/USD traded below the opening level today after the release of nonfarm payrolls. The data was mixed yet again as the headline number demonstrated slower-than-expected..."

Canada?s Job Gains All Part-Time


"The Canadian economy unexpectedly added tens of thousands of jobs for the second month in a row in October, although all of the increase was due to new part-time positions, Statistics Canada data indi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-04 14:40
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dips on Strong US Wage Growth Report


"USD/CAD has posted gains on Friday, as the markets digest key employment numbers out of the US and Canada. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3430. US nonfarm payrolls impro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-04 14:39
Taggar: employment, market, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Ticks Higher, Markets Await US Nonfarm Payrolls


"GBP/USD has edged higher in the Friday session, as the pair trades at 1.2480. On the release front, the spotlight is on the labor market, with three key releases ? Nonfarm Payrolls, Average Hourly Ear..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-04 13:44
Taggar: employment, indicators, market, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro in Holding Pattern Ahead of US Nonfarm Payrolls


"EUR/USD is showing limited movement in the Friday session, as the pair continues to hug the 1.11 line. On the release front, European Services PMI reports were mixed. In the US, the spotlight is on th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-04 11:21
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report

XAU/USD ? Gold Choppy Ahead of Nonfarm Payrolls Next


"Gold is unchanged in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the metal is trading at $1298.95, just shy of the symbolic $1300 level. On the release front, unemployment claims surprised by climb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 18:22
Taggar: employment, gold, point, trading

EUR/USD Halts Rally After Two Days of Gains


"EUR/USD was rising for two sessions but halted its rally today. US economic data was either in line with expectations or worse, giving the dollar no significant advantage. Now, tra..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 18:17
Taggar: dollar, employment

WTI/USD ? US Crude Slide Continues on Crude Inventories Fallout


"US crude continues to lose ground and has declined 1.4 percent in the Thursday session. In North American trade, WTI/USD is trading at $44.96 per barrel. Brent futures are trading at $46.69, as the Br..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 17:55
Taggar: employment, trading

A ?Super-Thursday? Before NFP


"A dip in unemployment and improved earnings could limit the US currency?s excessive downside."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 15:50
Taggar: currency, employment

U.S Claims Print Three Month Highs


"Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose to the highest level in almost three months, extending increases from a four-decade low. Jobless claims increased by 7,000 to 265,000 in the we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 15:12
Taggar: employment, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Surges as BoE Stands Pat on Rate


"GBP/USD has posted sharp gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.2470. On the release front, the BoE held the benchmark rate at 0.25 percent. British Services..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 14:48
Taggar: employment, point, rate, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged, Markets Eye Canadian and US Job Reports


"USD/CAD is unchanged on Thursday, as the pair trades just below the 1.34 line. On the release front, US unemployment claims is expected to show little change, with an estimate of 257 thousand. Another..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 13:53
Taggar: employment, point

USD/JPY ? Yen Climbs to 4-week Highs on US Election Jitters


"USD/JPY continues to post losses in the Thursday session, continuing the downward trend which has marked the pair for most of this week. The yen has enjoyed a rebound this week, gaining 1.5 percent. O..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 12:42
Taggar: employment

EUR/USD ? Euro at 3-week Highs, US Jobless Claims, Services PMI Ahead


"EUR/USD is showing limited movement in the Thursday session, following gains on Wednesday. Currently, the pair is trading at the 1.11 line. On the release front, Eurozone Employment Rate came in at 10..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 12:09
Taggar: employment, rate, trading

EUR/USD Continues to Rise, FOMC Doesn?t Change Trend


"EUR/USD was rising today for the most part of the trading session, though it has started a retreat as of 15:00 GMT. Currently, the currency pair is trying to..."

XAU/USD ? Gold Posts Strong Gains on Trump Fears


"Gold has posted strong gains in the Wednesday session, continuing the gains which marked the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the metal is trading above the $1305.38, the first time it’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-02 18:46
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

WTI/USD ? US Crude Slide Continues as Crude Inventories Surge


"US crude is looking at a fourth straight losing session, as WTI/USD continues to slide. In North American trade, the pair is trading at $45.28 per barrel. Brent futures are trading at $46.63, as the B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-02 18:20
Taggar: employment, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Pushes to 3-week Highs as Construction PMI Beats Forecast


"GBP/USD has posted gains on Wednesday, after an uneventful start to the week. In the North American session, the pair is trading at the 1.23 line. On the release front, British Construction PMI improv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-02 17:20
Taggar: employment, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Higher, Markets Eye FOMC Statement


"USD/CAD has posted slight gains on Wednesday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3370. Taking a look at today’s releases, we?ll get at a look at ADP Nonfarm Employment, with..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-02 14:48
Taggar: employment, rate, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Continues to Rally, Fed Announcement Looms


"USD/JPY has posted losses in the Wednesday session, continuing the downward trend which marked the Tuesday session. The yen has rallied, gaining 1.4 percent since Wednesday. In economic news, we?ll ge..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-02 14:04
Taggar: employment

EUR/USD ? Euro Climbs to 3-week High, FOMC Rate Announcement Next


"EUR/USD has edged higher in the Wednesday session, following strong gains on Tuesday. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1080, its highest level in three weeks. On the release front, German Unemploym..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-02 12:40
Taggar: employment, report, trading

USD Weaker Ahead of November FOMC


"Dollar stumbles awaiting central bank decisions and employment data The USD started November losing ground versus major pairs. U.S. election’s uncertainty has risen after the FBI announced its n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-01 21:05
Taggar: bank, dollar, employment

Spanish Retail Sales Growth Slows in September


"Spanish retail sales increased 3.2 percent in September on a seasonally-adjusted basis from a year earlier, with growth slowing slightly from a revised 3.3 percent rise in August, the National Statist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-31 11:51
Taggar: employment, inflation, retail sales

Week Ahead USD Loses Momentum Ahead of Employment Data Week


"The Fed and employment data to guide markets in a busy week The week of October 31 to November 4 will be one of the busiest on record. Central banks, employment and growth data will be published in th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-28 21:22
Taggar: bank, employment, market

U.S. Labor Costs Increase 0.6% in Q3


"U.S. labor costs maintained a steady pace of increase in the third quarter, showing little signs of a significant pickup in wage inflation. The Employment Cost Index, the broadest measure of labor cos..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-28 15:04
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

XAU/USD ? Gold Ticks Higher, Advance GDP Looms


"Gold has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the metal is trading at a spot price of $1268.86 per ounce. On the release front, Thursday?s indicators were positive..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 18:06
Taggar: durable goods, employment, gold, goods orders, indicators, trading

US Manufactured Capital Goods Fall in September


"New orders for U.S. manufactured capital goods unexpectedly fell in September amid weak demand for computers and electronic products, which could temper expectations for an acceleration in business sp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 16:02
Taggar: employment, manufacture, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged, Markets Eye US Durables and Jobless Claims


"USD/CAD is almost unchanged on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.3370. In the US, there are two key releases on the schedule ? core durable goods orders and unemployment claims. There are no Canadian..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 12:25
Taggar: durable goods, employment, goods orders

USD/JPY ? Yen Close to 3-Month Lows Ahead of Japanese Consumer Spending, Inflation Reports


"USD/JPY is showing little change in the Thursday session, as the pair trades at 104.60. In the US, there are two key releases on the schedule ? core durable goods orders and unemployment claims. Japan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 11:31
Taggar: cpi, durable goods, employment, goods orders, market

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged Ahead of US Durable Goods, Jobless Claims


"EUR/USD is unchanged in the Thursday session, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.09 line. On the release front, there are no major Eurozone releases on the schedule. In the US, there are two key..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 10:15
Taggar: cpi, durable goods, employment, goods orders

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged, Markets Eye Durable Goods, Jobless Claims


"USD/CAD is almost unchanged on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 1.3360. On the release front, today?s highlight is New Home Sales. The indicator is expected to drop to 601 thousand. There are no Canad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-26 15:10
Taggar: durable goods, employment, goods orders, home sales

US Unemployment Claims Rise But Job Market Still Strong


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but remained below a level that is associated with a strong labor market. Initial claims for state unemploym..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-20 15:27
Taggar: employment, market

GBP/USD ? Pound Subdued Despite Solid British Employment Numbers


"GBP/USD is almost unchanged in the Wednesday session, as the pair trades just below the 1.23 line. On the release front, it’s a busy day. The UK released key employment numbers, with the Average..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-19 14:09
Taggar: employment, oil

Fed Rosengren Says Economy Near Full Employment


"Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren told CNBC on Friday the economy was close to hitting full employment and close to the Fed’s 2 percent inflation target, so interest rates should r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 16:12
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, rate

XAU/USD ? Gold Shrugs off Excellent Jobless Report, Retail Sales Next


"Gold has been choppy on Thursday but is unchanged over the course of the day. In the North American session, the metal is trading at a spot price of $1256.37 per ounce. On the release front, unemploym..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 19:32
Taggar: employment, gold, market, trading

WTI/USD ? Crude Dips, Recovers as Crude Stockpiles Jump


"US crude continues to hug the $50 level in the Thursday session. In North American trade, WTI/USD futures are trading at $50.40 per barrel. Brent futures are trading at $52.10, as the Brent premium st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 19:02
Taggar: employment, trading

US Jobless Claims at 43 Year Low


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits held at a 43-year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 17:02
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Limping at 1.22, US Unemployment Claims Sparkles


"GBP/USD is showing little movement on Thursday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at the 1.22 line. On the release front, US unemployment claims had another excellent outing, dropping..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 16:58
Taggar: currency, employment, market, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Flirts with 1.33, Canadian Housing Report Dips


"The Canadian dollar continues to struggle, as the pair briefly rose above the 1.33 line on Thursday. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3250. On the release front, Canadian NHPI, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 14:52
Taggar: dollar, employment, report, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Improves as Chinese Trade Data Slumps


"USD/JPY has posted gains on Thursday, as the pair is trading at 103.80. On the release front, Japanese Tertiary Industry Activity declined came in at 0.0%, beating the estimate. The US will release Un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 14:07
Taggar: employment, market, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Breaks Below 1.10, US Jobless Claims Next


"EUR/USD continues to lose ground this week, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.10 line in the Thursday session. On the release front,  German Final CPI edged up to 0.1%, matching the forecast. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-13 12:37
Taggar: cpi, employment, market

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Subdued as US, Canadian Markets Closed for Holidays


"USD/CAD is showing little movement on Monday, as the pair trades at 1.3260. Traders can expect a quiet day from the pair, as Canadian and US markets are closed on Monday for a holiday. The markets had..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-10 14:41
Taggar: employment, market, us market

EUR/USD Rallies on Back of Worse-Than-Expected Nonfarm Payrolls


"EUR/USD was falling today as traders were counting on solid employment data from the United States. Yet nonfarm payrolls came out below expectations, and the currency pair jum..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-07 21:37
Taggar: currency, currency pair, employment

U.S. Job Growth Slows, Clouds Case for Fed Rate Hike


"U.S. employment growth unexpectedly slowed for the third straight month in September and the jobless rate rose, which could make the Federal Reserve more cautious about raising interest rates. Nonfarm..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-07 16:40
Taggar: employment, employment growth, rate, report

US Added 156,000 Jobs in September Unemployment Rate at 5%


"The U.S. economy delivered modest job growth in September while wages picked up, suggesting a steady labor market as the Federal Reserve moves closer to raising interest rates and the campaign season..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-07 15:03
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

USD/CAD ? Loonie Recovers as Canadian Job Numbers Sparkle, US Payrolls Comes Up Short


"USD/CAD is showing strong volatility on Friday, as the Canadian dollar posted sharp gains earlier but has retracted in North American trade. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at the 1.32 line. On the rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-07 14:34
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen in Holding Pattern Ahead of US Nonfarm Payrolls


"USD/JPY is showing little movement on Friday, as the pair remains is flirting with the 104 line. Currently, the pair is trading at 103.80. On the release front, the spotlight is on US job numbers with..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-07 12:37
Taggar: employment, indicators, rate, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Lower, US Nonfarm Payrolls Loom


"EUR/USD has edged lower on Friday, as the pair trades at 1.1130. On the release front, German Industrial Production posted a strong gain of 2.5%, well above the forecast of 1.1%. In the US, the focus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-07 11:24
Taggar: employment, indicators, industrial production, rate

XAU/USD ? Gold Slide Continues, Nonfarm Payrolls Looms


"Gold has posted considerable losses on Thursday. In North American trade, the metal is trading at a spot price of $1252.71 per ounce. On the release front, unemployment claims were excellent, dropping..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-06 19:34
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators, trading

WTI/USD ? US Crude Punches Past $50, Nonfarm Payrolls Next


"US crude has posted slight gains on Thursday, pushing past the $50 level. In the North American session, WTI/USD futures are trading at $50.33 per barrel. Brent futures have risen to $52.38, as the Br..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-06 19:05
Taggar: employment, trading

US Unemployment Claims Drop to a 43 Year Low


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to near a 43-year low, an indication of firmness in the labor market which may support an interest rate increase by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-06 16:28
Taggar: employment, market, rate

USD/CAD ? Loonie Edges Lower, Canadian Building Permits Next


"USD/CAD has posted slight gains on Thursday, as the pair trades at the 1.32 line. On the release front, Canada will release Building Permits, with the indicator expected to climb 1.1%. Over in the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-06 14:18
Taggar: employment

USD/JPY ? Yen Dips to 4-Week Lows, Markets Eye US Nonfarm Payrolls


"USD/JPY is showing little movement on Thursday, following two straight winning sessions. Currently, the pair is trading at 103.60. On the release front, today’s key event is Unemployment Claims..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-06 12:41
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Stabilizes, US Post Mixed Numbers


"Gold is almost unchanged on Wednesday, after sustaining sharp losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the metal is trading at a spot price of $1267.97 per ounce. On the release front, ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 19:56
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

WTI/USD ? Crude Closes in on $50 as Crude Stocks Dive


"The oil rally continues on Wednesday, as US crude trades just shy of the $50 level on Wednesday. In the North American session, WTI/USD futures are trading at $49.83 per barrel. Brent futures have ris..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 19:25
Taggar: employment, oil, trading

WTI/USD ? Crude Closes in on $50 as Crude Stockpiles Dive


"The oil rally continues on Wednesday, as US crude trades just shy of the $50 level on Wednesday. In the North American session, WTI/USD futures are trading at $49.83 per barrel. Brent futures have ris..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 19:25
Taggar: employment, oil, trading

EUR/USD Flat After ADP Employment Disappoints


"EUR/USD was flat today after the release of economic reports from the United States. Of a particular note was employment data from Automatic Data Processing, which missed expe..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 19:07
Taggar: dollar, employment, report

OANDA MP ? ECB QE Reports Hits Bonds (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the ECB reports around its QE program, the latest Fed commentary and today’s economic data. He also gives his latest analysis on USDJPY, UK100, Bren..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 17:29
Taggar: analysis, employment, gold, market, point, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Higher, Services PMI Beats Estimate


"GBP/USD has ticked higher on Wednesday, following sharp losses in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2750. On the release front, British Services PMI pointed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 16:40
Taggar: employment, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Struggling at 103, ADP Employment Report Disappoints


"USD/JPY has edged higher on Wednesday, following strong gains in the Tuesday session. Early in North American trade, the pair is trading slightly above the 103 line. On the release front, Japanese Con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 15:05
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, point, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Under Pressure, Markets Eye Trade Balance


"The Canadian dollar has stabilized on Wednesday, after recording considerable losses in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading just above the 1.32 line. On the economic front, Canada will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 13:25
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, trade balance, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Hugs 1.12, US ADP Employment Report Next


"EUR/USD continues to have an uneventful week, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.12 line on Wednesday. On the release front, German and Eurozone PMIs dipped in September, but still beat their est..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 11:39
Taggar: employment, indicators, retail sales

Japanese Consumer Confidence Rises to 3 Year High in September


"Japanese consumer confidence grew for the second consecutive month in September, hitting its highest level in three years, amid improved employment conditions, government data showed Tuesday. The seas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 16:21
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, point

OANDA MP ? GBP Slides on May Comments (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about sterling and the FTSE’s response to Theresa May’s Brexit comments, the latest on Deutsche Bank and today’s economic data. Week Ahead US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 16:52
Taggar: bank, employment, market, report

Hammond Rates UK Economy an ?Eight out of 10?


"Chancellor, Philip Hammond, scored the recent performance of the country’s economy at “eight out of 10” on Monday, buoyed by high employment and strong growth but he said it also fac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 09:55
Taggar: economy, employment

Irish Manufacturing Activity Slows in Sept as Employment Fails to Grow ? PMI


"Irish manufacturing growth slowed in September, and employment in the sector failed to expand for the first time in over three years, a survey showed on Monday, as factories grappled with the fall-out..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 09:43
Taggar: employment

XAU/USD ? Gold Dips to 1-Week Lows as GDP Beats Forecast


"Gold has posted slight losses on Thursday, continuing the downward trend which has marked the previous two sessions. In North American trade, the metal is trading at a spot price of $1318.09 per ounce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 18:09
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

Fed?s Lockhart Says That Rates Should Rise When There is Stronger Evidence


"A top U.S. Federal Reserve official said on Thursday he supported the U.S. central bank’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged at its policy meeting earlier this month until there was more..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 17:25
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, inflation, rate

US Unemployment Claims Rose by 3,000


"More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week but the number of applications remained low, the latest sign that layoffs are scarce. The Labor Department says weekly applications for jobless ai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 17:21
Taggar: employment

WTI/USD ? US Crude Steadies after Sharp Gains on OPEC Deal


"After sharp gains on Wednesday, US crude has steadied in the Thursday session. In North American trade, WTI/USD futures are trading at $47.20 per barrel. Brent futures are trading at $48.59, as the Br..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 16:57
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Flies After Surprise OPEC Agreement, US Final GDP Next


"The Canadian dollar has ticked lower on Thursday, following sharp gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3080. In the US, today?s key release is Final GDP, with the estimat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 13:50
Taggar: dollar, employment, home sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro in Holding Pattern Ahead of German CPI, US GDP


"EUR/USD is subdued on Thursday, as the pair remains slightly above the 1.12 line. On the release front, Germany releases Preliminary CPI, a key inflation indicator. In the US, today’s highlight..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-29 11:37
Taggar: cpi, employment, home sales, inflation

XAU/USD ? Gold Climbs to 2-Week Highs as Dollar Sags After Fed


"Gold continues to move higher on Thursday, following strong gains in the Wednesday session.  The metal is trading at a spot price of $1340.07 per ounce in the North American session. On the release fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-22 19:43
Taggar: employment, gold, home sales, trading

WTI/USD ? US Crude Climbs as Weaker Dollar Buoys Sentiment


"US crude has posted considerable gains on Thursday, continuing the upward movement which marked the past two sessions. In North American trade, WTI/USD futures are trading at $46.40 per barrel. Brent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-22 18:41
Taggar: employment, trading

EUR/USD Extends Rally After Wednesday?s Policy Announcement from Fed


"EUR/USD extended its yesterday’s rally that was caused by the passiveness of the Federal Reserve. Today’s data was not helpful to the US dollar either as ..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-22 17:34
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators

EUR/USD Extends Rally After Wednesday?s Policy Announcement from Fed


"EUR/USD extended its yesterday’s rally that was caused by the passiveness of the Federal Reserve. Today’s data was not helpful to the US dollar either as ..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-22 17:34
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators

US Jobless Claims Lowest in Five Months


"Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped last week to match the lowest level since April, a sign the labor market remains healthy even as hiring moderates. Jobless claims declined by 8,000 to 25..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-22 14:35
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Continues Rally, US Jobless Claims Sparkles


"The Canadian dollar has posted strong gains on Thursday, continuing the upward movement we saw on Wednesday following the Federal Reserve decision. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at the 1.30 line. On t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-22 14:31
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Rises Close to 101 in Light Holiday Trade


"The yen posted strong gains in the aftermath of the Federal Reserve decision on Wednesday, but has retracted in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 100.70. Japanese markets are clos..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-22 12:57
Taggar: employment, market, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Rises to 1-week High on Fed Statement


"EUR/USD has posted gains on Thursday, continuing the upward movement seen in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1230. On the release front, the markets continue to digest the F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-22 11:56
Taggar: employment, market, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Staying Close to 1.30 Ahead of FOMC Rate Statement


"GBP/USD has showed little movement on Wednesday, as cautious markets await the Federal Reserve rate policy statement. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2980. In the UK, Public Sec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-21 15:48
Taggar: employment, market, rate, trading, us market

IMF Says Middle Eastern Conflicts Have Erased Development Gains


"Conflicts in Middle Eastern countries such as Iraq, Libya, Syria, and Yemen have erased “development gains for a whole generation,” including driving up already high levels of poverty and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-19 16:13
Taggar: employment

XAU/USD ? Gold Dips to 2-Week Lows on Mixed US Data


"Gold has posted slight gains on Thursday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1316.74 per ounce in the North American session. On the release front, Thursday was a data-heavy session after an unev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 19:57
Taggar: employment, gold, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Shrugs off Weak Australian Job Numbers


"AUD/USD has posted slight gains on Thursday. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading slightly above the 0.75 level. On the release front, Australian Employment Change declined 3.9 tho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 17:08
Taggar: employment, rate, retail sales, trading

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, pointing to a further tightening n labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 15:15
Taggar: employment, market, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Under Pressure Ahead of Key US Data


"The Canadian dollar is unchanged on Thursday, following losses in the past two sessions. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at the 1.32 level. It’s been a quiet week so far on the release front. That..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 13:55
Taggar: dollar, employment, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued as Eurozone Inflation as Expected


"The euro is unchanged on Thursday, as EUR/USD is trading at 1.1240. After a quiet few days, there are plenty of events on the schedule. In the Eurozone, Final CPI posted a gain of 0.2%, matching the f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 12:10
Taggar: cpi, employment, retail sales, trading

UK Employment Unaffected by Brexit For the Time Being


"Record levels of employment. Plenty of jobs to be had but generous pay rises hard to come by. Britain?s labour market after the EU referendum looks a lot like it did before the Brexit vote. Anybody lo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-14 16:33
Taggar: employment, market

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Lower After Mixed UK Job Numbers


"GBP/USD is slightly lower on Wednesday, following sharp losses in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3160. On the release front, the UK released key employmen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-14 16:26
Taggar: employment, trading

Venezuela and the Ugly Chinaman


"The crime rampant in Venezuela will return to Colombia unless the now unemployed members of FARC again find gainful employment."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-13 19:56
Taggar: employment

Fed Kashkari Says Trump Wrong About US Central Bank


"Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari rejected Donald Trump’s charges that politics influence the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy. “Politics simply does not come up,&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-12 15:20
Taggar: employment

Frankfurt Joins the Race to Lure Away British Banks After Brexit


"The proposal seeks to relax the employment law allowing banks to easily fire highly-paid employees in a downturn. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-12 14:56
Taggar: bank, employment

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued as Markets Search for Cues


"The euro has started off the trading week quietly, as EUR/USD is trading at 1.1260. On the release front, it’s a light day, with no major events in the Eurozone or the US. The quarterly Italian..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-12 10:08
Taggar: employment, rate, trading

The Last Word Before Blackout


"As expected, Lael Brainard set the pace for the NY trading session but held true to her dovish roots hitting on moderate inflation, EM market Risk, and Employment slack as the primary case for a cauti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-12 01:56
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate, trading

CANADA: August Labor Force Survey, 2016


"Following a decline in July, employment edged up in August (+26,000 or +0.1%). The unemployment rate rose 0.1 percentage points to 7.0%, as more people participated in the labour market. Compared with..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-09 14:33
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

XAU/USD ? Gold Dips as US Jobless Claims Shine


"Gold has recorded slight losses on Thursday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1335.89 per ounce in the North American session. On the release front, unemployment claims dropped to 259 thousand..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-08 19:07
Taggar: employment, gold

US Jobless Claims Fell Last Week


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength even as the pace of job growth is slowing. Initial claims for state un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-08 16:53
Taggar: employment, market, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Subdued, US Jobless Claims Impress


"GBP/USD is showing limited movement on Thursday. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3330. On the release front, it’s a quiet day. US unemployment claims dropped to 259..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-08 15:03
Taggar: employment, trading

UK?s Post-Brexit Rebound Extends to Housing and Jobs


"The bounce back in Britain’s economy from the initial shock of the Brexit vote has expanded to the country’s recruitment and housing markets, according to two surveys which previously pain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-08 14:15
Taggar: economy, employment, market

USD/JPY ? Yen Edges Lower on Mixed Japanese Data


"USD/JPY has edged lower on Thursday, erasing the gains seen in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 101.60. On the release front, Japanese Current Account dropped to JPY 1.45 trilli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-08 12:36
Taggar: employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Climbs to 2-Week High Ahead of ECB Rate Decision


"The euro has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1270. On the release front, the ECB will announce its interest rate for September. In the US, today’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-08 11:35
Taggar: employment, rate, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Ticks Lower as US Job Report Shines


"Gold has recorded small losses on Wednesday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $13433.75 per ounce in the North American session. On the release front, JOLTS Job Openings sparkled with a gain of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-07 18:27
Taggar: employment, gold

Market Awaits Next Key Driver


"Asian equity markets were in catch-up mode over night taking cues from gains in the futures markets Friday night following the US employment report. In commodity markets, the focus was on oil.  WTI ro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-06 02:40
Taggar: announcement, employment, market, oil, report

XAU/USD ? Gold Continues to Rise as Markets Pause for Labor Day


"Gold has posted slight gains on Monday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1327.10 per ounce in the North American session. On the release front, there are no US events on the schedule, as US mar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-05 19:45
Taggar: employment, gold, market, us market

Week Ahead Central Banks to Face Tough Questions after Weak US Jobs


"USD recovered from the NFP shock but September hike future uncertain The U.S. dollar stumbled on the news that the economy added less jobs than expected in August. The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) rep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-02 20:18
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, employment, rate, report

EUR/USD Fails to Sustain Rally


"EUR/USD had attempted to rally after the release of poor nonfarm payrolls but failed and is now trading below the opening level. NFP were disappointing on all fronts, be..."

Market Attention Fixed on Today?s U.S. Jobs Report for August


"The U.S. Labor Department will release August jobs data at 08:30 EDT. In June and July, nonfarm payroll employment increased by 292K and 255K, respectively. Analysts look for an August figure of somew..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-02 13:49
Taggar: employment, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Unchanged Ahead of US Employment Numbers


"AUD/USD is showing little movement on Friday, as the pair trades at 0.7550. On the release front, the market focus is on US employment numbers, led by Nonfarm Employment Change, one of the most import..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-02 12:31
Taggar: employment, indicators, market, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Approaches 104 Ahead of US Job Reports


"USD/JPY has posted gains on Friday, continuing the upward movement which has characterized the pair this week. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 103.60. On the release front, Japanese Consumer Confiden..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-02 11:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro in Holding Pattern Ahead of US Nonfarm Payrolls Report


"The euro is unchanged on Friday, as EUR/USD trades just below the 1.12 level. On the release front, the Eurozone will release PPI. In the US, the focus is on job numbers, led by Nonfarm Employment Cha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-02 09:51
Taggar: employment, indicators, rate

Dollar Weaker Ahead of Jobs Report


"Mixed economic data has depreciated the USD awaiting NFP Employment has been the strongest pillar of the U.S. economy but at near full employment it has been hard for the U.S. Federal Reserve to justi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 21:37
Taggar: economy, employment, rate, report

XAU/USD ? Gold Steady as US Jobless Claims Within Expectations


"Gold has posted small gains on Thursday, as the metal trades at $1313.32 in the North American session. On the release front, unemployment claims came in at 263 thousand, within expectations. However..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 19:28
Taggar: employment, gold, point

WTI/USD ? US Crude Drops to 3-Week Lows, US Payrolls Report Next


"US crude has posted sharp losses for a second straight day. In the North American session, WTI/USD futures are trading at $43.41 per barrel. Brent crude futures are trading at $45.67, as the Brent cru..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 18:49
Taggar: employment, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Shrugs Off Weak Capex, Retail Sales Reports


"AUD/USD has posted slight gains on Thursday, as the pair trades at 0.7550 in the North American session. On the release front, Australian Private Capital Expenditure dropped 5.3%, while Retail Sales c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 17:21
Taggar: employment, indicators, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Surges on Strong UK Manufacturing PMI


"GBP/USD has posted sharp gains on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.3250. On the release front, British Manufacturing PMI jumped to 53.3 points, well above expectations. In the US, unemployment claims..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 15:31
Taggar: employment, point

US Jobless Claims Increase Less Than Forecast


"Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, further evidence of a healthy labor market. Jobless claims rose by 2,000 to 263,000 in the week ended Aug. 27, a r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 14:56
Taggar: employment, market, report

USD/JPY ? Yen Lower as Japanese Capital Spending Misses Expectations


"The Japanese yen has lost ground on Wednesday, continuing the downward trend we’ve seen most of this week. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 103.70, its highest level since the end of July. On th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 13:56
Taggar: employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Ticks Lower as Eurozone, German Manufacturing Meets Expectations


"The euro has posted small losses on Thursday, as EUR/USD trades at 1.1140. On the release front, it’s another very busy day in Europe and the US. German and Eurozone Manufacturing PMIs both poin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 11:45
Taggar: employment, point

AUD/USD ? Aussie Subdued Ahead of Australian Cap Ex and Retail Sales


"AUD/USD has ticked lower on Wednesday, as the pair slightly above the 0.75 level in the North American session. On the release front, US numbers were strong. The ADP Nonfarm Employment Change came in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 19:24
Taggar: employment, home sales

XAU/USD ? Solid US Numbers Send Gold to Post-Brexit Lows


"Gold has posted small losses on Wednesday, as the metal trades at $1308.75 in the North American session. On the release front, US numbers were strong. The ADP Nonfarm Employment Change came in at 177..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 18:34
Taggar: employment, gold, home sales

EUR/USD Little Changed After Mixed US Data


"EUR/USD was trading mostly sideways today. US economic reports did not help the currency pair to find direction as solid employment and the strong housing market contrasted wi..."

U.S. Private Sector Adds 177,000 Jobs


"U.S. private employers added 177,000 jobs in August, above economists’ expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the ADP Nat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 15:06
Taggar: employment, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Unchanged, GfK Consumer Confidence Within Expectations


"GBP/USD posted gains but has then retracted on Wednesday, as the pair trades slightly below the 1.31 line. On the release front, British GfK Consumer Confidence came in at -7 points, within expectatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 14:56
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, home sales, indicators, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Unchanged as Eurozone Inflation Within Expectations


"The euro is showing little movement on Wednesday, as EUR/USD trades at 1.1150. On the release front, it’s a very busy day in Europe and the US. German numbers were sharp, as Retail Sales and Une..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 11:54
Taggar: cpi, employment, retail sales

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Falls With Oil Prices as USD Rises


"The Canadian dollar depreciated versus its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday. The probability of a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate hike in September has kept the USD rally going as it heads into the firs..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 23:14
Taggar: dollar, employment, rate, report

XAU/USD ? Gold Edges Lower as CB Consumer Confidence Sparkles


"Gold has edged lower on Tuesday, as the metal trades at $1317.63 in the North American session. On the release front, CB Consumer Confidence jumped to 101.4 points, easily beating the forecast. On Wed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 16:25
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, gold, home sales, point

Brexit Bulletin: Services Feel the Pain


"A report issued today by the Confederation of British Industry found optimism among professional service companies such as law firms fell at the fastest pace in almost five years while consumer compan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 15:45
Taggar: employment, employment growth, report

Approaching Monthend Brings Heavier Flow of Economic Data


"The dollar remains firm on the anticipation of a federal funds rate hike in September, contingent of course upon a decent U.S. monthly jobs report due this Friday. Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fisher elabor..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-30 14:15
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, rate, report

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower as USD Rally Continues


"The Canadian dollar depreciated slightly on Monday as the U.S. dollar is still trending higher after the encouraging words from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen at the Jackson Hole summit. Cana..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-29 21:58
Taggar: dollar, employment

ECB Draghi Missing Jackson Hole Puts Emphasis on European Data


"Mario Draghi is letting the numbers do the talking. After five weeks of silence, the European Central Bank president is leaving it largely to a raft of economic data to fine-tune policy expectations a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-29 19:24
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, report

XAU/USD ? Gold Edges Lower to $1320 Ahead of Yellen Speech


"Gold has posted small losses on Thursday, as the metal trades at $1321.79 in the North American session. On the release front, US durable goods reports easily beat expectations and unemployment claims..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-25 19:27
Taggar: durable goods, employment, gold, report

XAU/USD ? Gold Edges Lower to $1320 Ahead of Yellen Speech


"Gold has posted small losses on Thursday, as the metal trades at $1321.79 in the North American session. On the release front, US durable goods reports easily beat expectations and unemployment claims..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-25 19:27
Taggar: durable goods, employment, gold, report

AUD/USD ? Aussie Steady, US Durables and Jobless Claims Impress


"AUD/USD is showing limited movement on Thursday, as the pair continues to have a listless week. In the North American session, the pair is trading at the 0.77 level. On the release front, US durable g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-25 16:32
Taggar: durable goods, employment, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Subdued Despite Stellar Retail Sales Survey


"GBP/USD is trading quietly at the 1.32 line on Thursday, continuing the lack of movement which has characterized the pair all week. On the release front, British CBI Realized Sales posted a strong gai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-25 15:49
Taggar: durable goods, employment, report, trading

Fed?s George: Time for US to Raise Rates


"It is time for the Federal Reserve to raise U.S. interest rates gradually given progress on employment and inflation, said Kansas City Fed President Esther George, the only U.S. central banker to diss..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-25 14:41
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, rate

U.S. Claims Fall for Third Straight Week


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market was continuing to gain momentum. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slippe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-25 14:38
Taggar: employment, market

EUR/USD ? Euro Shrugs Off Soft German Business Climate Report


"The euro has edged higher on Thursday, as EUR/USD trades just below the 1.13 level. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate slipped to 106.2 points, well below expectations. Later in the day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-25 12:19
Taggar: employment, point, report

Gold Slides to 4-Week Low, Existing Home Sales Disappoint


"Gold has posted considerable losses on Wednesday, as the metal trades at $1325.45 in the North American session. On the release front, US Existing Home Sales dropped sharply, posting a reading of 5.39..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-24 16:13
Taggar: durable goods, employment, gold, home sales, report

Fed Close to Hitting Job and Inflation Targets: Fischer


"The Federal Reserve is close to hitting its targets for full employment and 2 percent inflation, the Fed’s No. 2 policymaker said on Sunday in comments that did not address when the U.S. central..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-22 07:36
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, rate

Gold Dips as Markets Eye Fed?s Rate Debate


"Gold prices are lower on Friday, as the metal trades at $1339.52 in the North American session. It’s a quiet end to the trading week, with no US releases on the schedule. US indicators were posi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-19 15:12
Taggar: dollar, employment, gold, indicators, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Lower as Strong US Data Supports Greenback


"The Australian dollar has posted considerable losses on Friday. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading just above the 0.76 level. There are no Australian or US releases on the schedu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-19 14:59
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Listless as Fed Divided Over Rate Move


"Gold has ticked lower on Thursday, as the metal trades at $1350.63 in the North American session. On the release front, the Philly Fed Manufacturing Index improved to 2.0 points, while Unemployment Cl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-18 18:24
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators, point, rate

GBP/USD Jumps as UK Retail Sales Sparkles


"The British pound has posted sharp gains on Thursday, as GBP/USD trades at 1.3140. On the release front, British Retail Sales jumped 1.4%, well above expectations. There was more positive news in the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-18 15:32
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, pound, retail sales

U.S Jobless Claims Fall More Than Expected


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, reinforcing views of labor market strength that could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-18 15:27
Taggar: employment, market, rate

Europe Is Leaving the Workforce of the Future Behind


"Six years after the euro’s debt crisis began its attack on economies from Greece to Ireland, one in six people aged between 20 and 24 is still living for the day – not in employment, educa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-18 13:49
Taggar: employment

AUD/USD ? Aussie Punches Past 77 on Sharp Australian Job Numbers


"The Australian dollar has recorded slight gains on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades slightly below the 0.77 level. On the release front, Australian Employment Change jumped 26.2 thousand and the unemployme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-18 12:57
Taggar: dollar, employment, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Shrugs off Strong Job Numbers, Fed Minutes Ahead


"The British pound is showing limited movement on Wednesday, as GBP/USD trades just above the 1.30 level. In the UK, the Average Earnings Index posted a gain of 2.4%, within expectations. Claimant Coun..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-17 14:04
Taggar: employment, pound, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Slips Despite Solid Wage Growth, Key Job Data Next


"The Australian dollar has posted considerable losses on Wednesday, as AUD/USD trades at the 0.7630. On the release front, Australian Wage Price Index posted a gain of 0.5%, matching the forecast. Late..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-17 12:43
Taggar: dollar, employment, price index, rate

Fed Member Comments Confuse Dollar Ahead of Minutes


"The USD Awaits Fed Minutes from July FOMC Meeting The comments from San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams about rising inflation targets in the U.S. quickly lowered market expectations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 22:33
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps as British CPI Beats Estimate


"The British pound has recorded strong gains on Tuesday, as GBP/USD trades at 1.2970. The pound responded positively to strong inflation numbers, led by CPI, which gained 0.6% and beat the forecast. It..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 12:39
Taggar: cpi, employment, inflation, pound, report

The Most Popular Fundamental Indicator?


"Unarguably, the most popular technical indicator in Forex trading is moving average. The fundamental factors influencing the currencies are far more varied than the perceived..."

XAU/USD ? Gold Subdued, Markets Await US Retail Sales and CPI


"Gold is showing little movement on Thursday. In the North American session, gold is trading at $1345.85. On the release front, it’s another quiet day. There was more good news from the US labor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-11 18:34
Taggar: cpi, employment, gold, market, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Unchanged, Markets Eye Friday?s Flurry of Key Events


"The Australian dollar is almost unchanged on Thursday after gaining 50 points on Wednesday. In the North American session, AUD/USD is trading slightly above the 0.77 level. On the release front, it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-11 16:40
Taggar: dollar, employment, inflation, market, point, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Below 1.30 as Markets Eye Further Rate Cuts


"The British pound has posted losses on Thursday and dipped below the symbolic 1.30 level. Early in the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2970, close to 4-week lows. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-11 14:44
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Ticks Higher, Canadian Housing Report Next


"The Canadian dollar has posted small gains on Thursday, as USD/CAD trades at 1.3050. On the release front, Canada will release the New Housing Price Index, with the markets braced for a weak gain of 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-11 13:49
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, price index

EUR/USD ? Euro Lower on Soft French CPI


"The euro has posted moderate losses on Thursday, erasing most of the gains seen in the Wednesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1140. In economic news, French Final CPI declined 0.4%, mat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-11 12:36
Taggar: cpi, employment, rate, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Subdued, US Job Openings Jumps


"Gold continues to have a quiet week, as major economic releases have been few and far between. In Wednesday’s North American session, the gold is trading at $1344.83. On the release front, emplo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-10 19:03
Taggar: employment, gold, oil, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Climbs Higher, Markets Eye US Employment Report


"After an uneventful start to the week, the euro has climbed higher on Wednesday. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1160. In economic news, French Industrial Production posted a gain of 0.3%, beating..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-10 11:18
Taggar: employment, industrial production, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Listless at 1.11,German Trade Surplus Falls


"After sharp losses late last week, the euro has looked listless in the past two sessions. On Tuesday, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1070. In economic news, there are major events on the schedule. Germany..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-09 10:48
Taggar: employment, trading

Post-Jobs Report Rally Extended


"World stocks, oil, and emerging market currencies rose in further reaction to Friday’s better-than-expected U.S. jobs data that showed a 255K increase in employment last month and marginally str..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-08 14:07
Taggar: currencies, employment, margin, market, oil, share

Week Ahead After Strong NFP Dollar Rally to Face Retail Sales Challenge


"US jobs gain puts Fed’s September rate hike back on The U.S. added 255,000 jobs in July exceeding expectations after adding a revised 292,000 jobs in June. The May employment figures were also r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 18:30
Taggar: employment, rate

XAU/USD ? Gold Slips as US Nonfarm Payrolls Surges


"Gold has posted losses on Friday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1339.05 per ounce in the North American session. On the release front, US employment numbers in July were excellent, led by No..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 17:10
Taggar: employment, gold

Jobs Numbers Puts September Rate Hike Back on for Fed


"The data in the July employment report were not only uniformly strong in their internal components, but the prior month’s jobs data were revised upward, ruling out the risk of a recession in the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 16:43
Taggar: employment, report

GBP/USD ? Stellar US Jobs Numbers Send Cable Reeling


"The British pound has lost ground for a second straight day, dropping below the 1.31 level on Friday. The pair is currently trading at 1.3030. GBP/USD has posted sharp losses in the North American ses..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 15:18
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

U.S. Payrolls Beat Expectations, Wages Rise


"U.S. employment increased more than expected in July and wages picked up, which should bolster expectations of an acceleration in economic growth and raise the probability of an interest rate hike fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 15:17
Taggar: employment, rate

CANADA Lost Jobs in July, Unemployment Rate Rises


"The Canadian economy unexpectedly shed 31,200 last month, driven by a decline in full-time positions that sent the unemployment rate up to 6.9 percent, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 15:13
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Posts Gains After RBA Statement Mum on Further Cuts


"The Australian dollar has edged higher on Friday, continuing the upward movement seen in the Thursday session. AUD/USD is currently trading at 0.7660. In economic news, the RBA released its monetary p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 14:10
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

Dollar Bulls Rely On A Strong NFP


"Friday August 5: Five things the markets are talking about Investors continue to look for signs that the U.S. economy remains on solid ground, and today?s ?granddaddy? of all fundamental releases, non..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 12:20
Taggar: economy, employment, market

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady, Eurozone Manufacturing Data Dips


"The euro has edged upwards on Friday, after showing little movement in the Thursday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1140. In economic news, German Factory Orders and Italian Industrial Pro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 11:42
Taggar: employment, industrial production, trading

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher Ahead of US Jobs Report


"The Canadian dollar appreciated on Thursday after the price of oil gained 1.7 percent after a higher than expected drawdown from gasoline inventories in the U.S. yesterday. The correlation between ene..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-04 22:59
Taggar: bank, dollar, employment, loonie, oil, report

OANDA MP ? BoE Delivers its Own Bazooka (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reflects on Super Thursday and the raft of Brexit buffering stimulus measures, dour economic forecasts and market movements. BoE Goes Above and Beyond GBP/USD ? Pound..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-04 17:04
Taggar: employment, market, pound, rate

Unemployment Claims Rise Ahead of NFP


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, while renewed job cuts in the energy sector boosted layoffs announced by U.S.-based employers in July. Despite the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-04 16:10
Taggar: employment, market

EUR/USD ? Euro Drops After Strong ADP Jobs Report, US Unemployment Claims Next


"The euro has edged lower on Thursday, following considerable losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1130. In economic news, there are no major Eurozone releases on the sch..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-04 09:04
Taggar: employment, trading

Gold Little Changed after Positive US Employment Report


"Gold has posted small losses on Wednesday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1358.23 per ounce in the North American session. On the release front, ADP Nonfarm Payrolls improved to 179 thousand..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-03 19:27
Taggar: employment, gold, point

EUR/USD Drops After ADP Report


"EUR/USD was moving down today, and extended its decline after the rather positive ADP employment data. Now, traders eye Friday’s nonfarm payrolls, which are expected to show about..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-03 16:48
Taggar: employment, report

GBP/USD ? Cable Ticks Higher as Services PMI Matches Estimate


"The British pound is showing little movement on Wednesday. Early in the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3340. On the release front, it’s a quiet day. British Construction PMI was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-03 14:44
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Takes Breather from Rally, Markets Eye US Services, Job Reports


"The Japanese yen has ticked higher on Wednesday, following strong gains on the Tuesday session. USD/JPY is currently trading at 101.20. On the release front, there are no Japanese events on the schedu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-03 12:35
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady at 1.12, Retail Sales Drops to 0.0%


"The euro has edged lower on Wednesday, as EUR/USD trades at the 1.12 level. On the release front, German and Eurozone Services PMIs were within expectations. Eurozone Retail Sales slipped to 0.0%, mat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-03 11:42
Taggar: employment, indicators, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Rises to 1.12 on Positive Inflation Report


"The euro has posted slight gains on Tuesday, as EUR/USD trades at the 1.12 level. On the release front, there was positive news from Eurozone releases, as Eurozone PPI and Spanish Unemployment Change..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 11:47
Taggar: employment

EUR/USD Slips, Losses Minimal


"While EUR/USD fell a little during Monday’s trading, the drop was very small and not nearly enough to compensate the Friday’s jump due to the poor GDP re..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-01 16:37
Taggar: employment, market, report, trading

XAU/USD ? Gold Drops, US Jobless Claims Disappoint


"Gold has dipped lower on Thursday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1333.26 per ounce in the North American session. On the release front, unemployment claims climbed to 266 thousand, higher th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-28 18:25
Taggar: employment, gold, market

WTI/USD ? Crude Slide Continues as Unemployment Claims Jumps


"US crude has posted further gains on Thursday. In the North American session, WTI/USD futures are trading at $41.28. Brent crude is trading at $42.81, as the Brent premium stands at $1.53. On the rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-28 18:03
Taggar: employment, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips, US Jobless Claims Miss Expectations


"The British pound has posted considerable losses on Thursday, erasing the gains made in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3140. On the release front, Britis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-28 16:48
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to sustained labor market strength. Initial claims for state une..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-28 15:15
Taggar: employment, market, point

USD/JPY ? Yen Ticks Lower Ahead of BoJ Statement


"The Japanese yen has posted slight losses on Thursday, as USD/JPY is currently trading at 104.70. On the release front, the US will release Unemployment Claims, with the indicator expected to rise to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-28 12:02
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Gains Continues as Fed Holds Course


"The euro has posted gains on Thursday, continuing the upward movement which marked the Wednesday session. EUR/USD is currently trading at the 1.11 line. On the release front, German unemployment poste..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-28 11:19
Taggar: cpi, employment, trading

Fed, ECB Need to Tackle Latest Threat to Growth: Terrorism


"Although they are managing the economies that are at different points within the global business cycle, the Fed and the ECB seem to share the same views of what needs to be done to strengthen demand..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-25 10:25
Taggar: bank, employment, point, share

Gold Rebounds as BoJ, ECB Eye Further Easing


"Gold has rebounded on Thursday with gains, erasing most of the losses sustained in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, the metal is trading at a spot price of $1329.35 per ounce. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-21 18:39
Taggar: employment, gold, home sales, indicators, trading

WTI/USD ? Oil Steady at $45 on Strong Housing and Employment Numbers


"US crude is almost unchanged in Wednesday trading. In the North American session, WTI/USD futures are trading at $45.41 per barrel. Brent crude is trading at $46.87, as the Brent premium has narrowed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-21 17:23
Taggar: day trading, employment, home sales, indicators, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Edges Higher, Shrugs Off Sof Business Confidence


"The Australian dollar has posted slight gains on Thursday, as AUD/USD is trading just below the 0.75 line in the North American session. On the release front, Australian NAB Quarterly Business Confide..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-21 16:36
Taggar: dollar, employment, home sales, indicators, trading

Philly Fed Manufacturing Index Drops


"July 2016 Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey Manufacturing activity in the region fell slightly in July, according to firms responding to this month?s Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey. Althoug..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-21 15:18
Taggar: employment, indicators, report

U.S Weekly Claims Fall to 3-Month Low


"The number of applications for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, reaching a three-month low, indicating the labor market remains steady. Initial jobless claims dropped by 1,000 t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-21 15:00
Taggar: employment, market, report

GBP Gets UK Employment and BoE Economic Conditions Boost


"The pound climbed from a one-week low as a report showed the U.K. unemployment rate fell below 5 percent for the first time since 2005. Sterling was further boosted by a Bank of England survey which s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-20 16:50
Taggar: bank, employment, pound, rate, report

UK Unemployments Falls to 11 Year Low


"The UK unemployment rate has fallen to 4.9%, the lowest since July 2005, according to official figures. The unemployment total fell to 1.65 million in the March-to-May period, down 54,000 from the pre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-20 16:45
Taggar: employment, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Flirts with 1.32 on Strong Employment Numbers


"The British pound has reversed directions on Wednesday, posting strong gains. GBP/USD is currently trading at 1.3160, after almost touching the 1.32 level. On the release front, British employment ind..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-20 13:41
Taggar: employment, indicators, pound, trading

Gold Drops to New July Lows as US Numbers Improve, BoE Stands Pat


"Gold has reversed directions on Tuesday and resumed downward movement. In the North American session, the metal is trading at $1329.30. In the US, Unemployment Claims remained at 254 thousand, beating..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-14 18:12
Taggar: employment, gold, inflation, price index, trading

WTI/USD ? Crude Up Slightly as US Inflation Rises


"US crude prices have reversed directions on Thursday and posted slight gains. In the North American session, WTI/USD futures are trading at $45.70 per barrel. Brent crude is trading at $47.11, as the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-14 17:35
Taggar: employment, price index, trading

AUD/USD ? Strong Aussie Shrugs Off Lukewarm Australian Job Data


"The Australian dollar has posted slight gains on Thursday, continuing the upward movement seen in the past two sessions. AUD/USD is trading at 0.7640 in the North American session. In economic news, A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-14 17:08
Taggar: dollar, employment, inflation, trading

USD/JPY ? Dollar Close to 106 Yen as US Data Impresses


"The Japanese yen has resumed its downward slide on Thursday and posted sharp losses. In the North American session USD/JPY is trading at 105.80. On the release front, there are no Japanese events on T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-14 15:27
Taggar: employment, price index, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued as French Markets Closed for Bastille Day


"EUR/USD is calm on Thursday, as the pair trades close to the 1.11 line. France is marking Bastille Day, so French markets are closed. There are no Eurozone events on the schedule. In the US, two key i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-14 12:02
Taggar: employment, indicators, market

EUR/USD Stays Not Far from Opening After Nonfarm Payrolls


"Nonfarm payrolls showed robust employment growth but other parts of the report were disappointing. EUR/USD demonstrated an erratic reaction to the data, sinking after the ..."

Week Ahead Markets Await Bank of England Monetary Policy Meeting


"UK Central Bank Could Cut Interest Rates to Deal with Brexit Aftermath U.S. employment data provided direction to investors who are still anxious about the referendum vote by Britain to leave the Euro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-08 21:40
Taggar: bank, employment, rate

Good, Bad and the Ugly


"June saw a much greater-than-expected recovery in U.S. jobs growth.  Non-farm payroll employment leaped 287K in June after a slightly downwardly revised 11K increase in May.  Jobs grew 147K per month..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-08 16:42
Taggar: employment, rate

June NFP Results


"Expectations: Headline non-farm payroll (NFP) print – +165k Unemployment rate +4.8% Actual: Headline +287k Unemployment rate +4.9% Revisions? -6k fewer jobs were added in April and May Average h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-08 14:44
Taggar: employment, rate

Eyes Front, Head Down, Its NFP


"Friday July 8: Five things the markets are talking about Investors continue to look for signs that the U.S. economy remains on solid ground, and today’s ‘granddaddy’ of all fundament..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-08 12:40
Taggar: economy, employment, market

USD/JPY ? Yen Unchanged, Markets Await Nonfarm Payrolls Report


"The Japanese yen is showing little movement on Friday, as USD/JPY remains within striking distance of the symbolic 100 level. In the European session, USD/JPY is trading at 100.60. On the release fron..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-08 10:37
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

WTI/USD ? US Crude Below $46 After Sharp Drop, Nonfarm Payrolls Next


"US crude prices have steadied on Friday, following sharp losses on Thursday. WTI/USD futures are trading at $45.55 per barrel. Brent crude is trading at $46.94, as the Brent premium has widened to $1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-08 09:43
Taggar: employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued Ahead of US Nonfarm Payrolls


"EUR/USD has posted slight losses on Friday, following modest losses in the Thursday session. The pair is slightly below the 1.11 level. On the release front, German Trade Balance slipped in May but wa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-08 09:01
Taggar: employment, industrial production, trade balance

US Jobs Report to Provide Fundamental Focus After Brexit


"The NFP Report is expected to Erase Last Month’s Disappointment Due to the 4th of July holiday the ADP payrolls report and the unemployment claims were released on the same day. Both posted stro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-07 23:18
Taggar: employment, point, report

Gold Loses Ground as US Job Numbers Impress Markets


"Gold is lower on Thursday, following four straight winning sessions. Gold is trading at a spot price of $1361.13 per ounce in North American trade. There was positive news on the employment front as A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-07 19:03
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

EUR/USD Goes Lower After US Employment Data


"EUR/USD went lower today after the release of jobless claims and ADP employment data. Both reports were good, making market participants optimistic ahead of tomorrow’s nonfar..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-07 17:50
Taggar: employment, market, report

US Jobless Claims Fall To Three-Month Low


"Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell by 16,000 last week to a nearly three-month low of 254,000, showing no evidence of rising layoffs ahead of the key U.S. jobs report for June. Economists p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-07 15:38
Taggar: employment, market, report

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Posts Strong Gains After Fed, US Job Data Shines


"The New Zealand dollar has posted strong gains on Thursday. In the North American session, NZD/USD is trading just above the 0.72 line. On the release front, US employment data impressed, as ADP Nonfa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-07 15:27
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Under Pressure After S&P Credit Rating Cut


"The Australian dollar is showing little movement on Thursday, following strong gains in the Wednesday session. AUD/USD is trading slightly above the 0.75 line. In economic news, Australia’s cred..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-07 13:41
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Strong Yen at 101, Japanese Current Account Next


"The Japanese yen is showing little movement on Thursday, as USD/JPY is trading slightly above the 101 line. In the US, employment data will be in focus, with the publication of ADP Nonfarm Employment..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-07 12:47
Taggar: employment, trading

US Small Business Resumes Growth in May


"Employment growth among U.S. small businesses resumed last month after breaking a three-month streak of gains in May. The Paychex IHS Small Business Jobs Index advanced 0.21 percent to 100.81 in June..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-05 16:16
Taggar: employment, employment growth

EUR/USD ? Euro Inches Lower, US Markets Off for Fourth of July


"The euro is showing limited movement on Monday, as EUR/USD trades at the 1.11 line. On the release front, there are no major releases out of the Eurozone. Spanish Unemployment Change impressed with a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-04 09:58
Taggar: employment, point

Gold Inches Higher as US Jobless Claims Rise as Expected


"Gold prices has posted small gains on Thursday, erasing the losses seen in the Tuesday session. Gold is trading at a spot price of $1319 per ounce in the North American session. On the release front, ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 18:18
Taggar: chicago pmi, employment, gold, point, trading

WTI/USD ? US Crude Edges Lower, US Jobless Claims Climb


"US Crude has posted slight losses on Thursday, reversing the upward direction seen in the Wednesday session. US crude futures are trading at $49.03 per barrel in the North American session. Brent crud..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 17:35
Taggar: employment, trading

NZD/USD ? New Zealand Dollar Steady, Shrugs Off Strong Business Confidence Report


"The New Zealand dollar is hugging the 0.71 line on Thursday, as the NZD/USD rally has paused after two straight days of gains. On the release front, New Zealand ANZ Business Confidence surged to 20.2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 16:41
Taggar: chicago pmi, dollar, employment, point

AUD/USD ? Aussie Edges Lower, US Jobless Claims Meets Expectations


"The Australian dollar has posted small losses on Thursday, reversing the upward direction which marked the Wednesday session. AUD/USD is trading in the mid-0.74 range in the North American session. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 15:16
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

German Unemployment Falls in May


"German unemployment data for the month of May show a greater than expected decline in the number of unemployed people. The seasonally adjusted unemployment change number fell by a better than expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 13:24
Taggar: employment, inflation

NZD/USD ? New Zealand Dollar Steady, NZ Trade Balance Shines


"The New Zealand dollar has posted considerable gains on Thursday, trading above the 0.72 level early in North American session. The markets are nervously keeping tabs as Britons votes in the Brexit re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-27 15:26
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, trading

NZD/USD ? New Zealand Dollar Lower, Despite Stellar Trade Balance


"The New Zealand dollar has posted considerable gains on Monday, trading above the 0.72 level early in North American session. The markets are nervously keeping tabs as Britons votes in the Brexit refe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-27 15:26
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, trading

Gold Jumpy Ahead of Brexit Outcome, US Jobless Claims Dip


"Gold has moved in both directions on Thursday, but has shown little net movement over the day. The metal is trading slightly above the $1260 level in the North American session.  On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-23 18:24
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

US Crude Unchanged as Markets Await Brexit Decision


"WTI crude is unchanged on Thursday, trading at $49.42 in the North American session. Brent crude is trading at $50.43, as the Brent premium has widened to $1.01. On the release front, Existing Home Sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-23 17:43
Taggar: employment, home sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Climbs as Markets Expect UK to Stay in Europe


"The Australian dollar has posted strong gains on Thursday, continuing the upward trend seen in the Wednesday session. AUD/USD is trading slightly below the 0.76 line in North American trade. The marke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-23 16:43
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, trading

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall More Than Forecast


"Fewer Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, adding to evidence that the labor market is healthy and stable. Jobless claims dropped by 18,000 to 259,000 in the period ended..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-23 14:47
Taggar: employment, market, report

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Gains Continues as Markets Monitor Brexit


"The New Zealand dollar has posted considerable gains on Thursday, trading above the 0.72 level early in North American session. The markets are nervously keeping tabs as Britons votes in the Brexit re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-23 14:17
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Down as Markets Anticipate ?In? Win in Brexit Vote


"The Japanese yen has posted sharp losses on Thursday, as USD/JPY trades slightly below the 106 level. The markets are nervously keeping tabs on the Brexit vote in the UK. On the release front, Japanes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-23 13:40
Taggar: employment, market

AUD/USD ? Aussie Slides Despite Strong Australian Job Numbers


"The Australian dollar has posted sharp losses on Thursday, erasing the gains recorded in the Wednesday session. The pair is trading at 0.7330 in the North American session. On the release front, Austr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 15:41
Taggar: dollar, employment, inflation, trading

U.S Weekly Jobless Claims Rise


"Jobless claims increased more than expected last week, reflecting a jump in California that otherwise masked steady progress in the U.S. labor market. Initial applications for unemployment benefits cl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 14:54
Taggar: employment, market, report

USD/JPY ? Yen Surges as BoJ Holds Off on Easing


"The Japanese yen has posted huge gains on Thursday, as USD/JPY has dropped 170 points. The pair is trading at 104.30. The yen responded positively to a lack of action from the BoJ at its policy meetin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 13:05
Taggar: employment, inflation, inflation reports, point, report, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips as Eurozone CPI Declines


"EUR/USD is lower on Thursday, following moderate gains in the Wednesday session. The pair is trading slightly above the 1.12 line. On the release front, Eurozone Final CPI declined 0.1%, matching the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 12:13
Taggar: cpi, employment, inflation, inflation reports, rate, report, trading

FOMC Review


"The FOMC did not raise interest rates at its June meeting, but confidence was expressed in the released statement and in Yellen’s press conference that GDP is picking up nicely in the second qua..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-15 23:03
Taggar: employment, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Gains, Markets Eye FOMC Statement, Australian Job Reports


"The Australian dollar has posted moderate gains on Wednesday, erasing the losses recorded in the Tuesday session. The pair is trading at the 0.74 line in the North American session. On the release fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-15 16:01
Taggar: consumer sentiment, dollar, employment, market, rate, trading

FOMC Preview


"The fourth FOMC meeting of 2016 began today and will commence on Wednesday.  A statement will be released at 18:00 GMT along with new forecasts of growth, unemployment, the path of the interest rates..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-14 23:11
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Resumes Slide, Markets Eye Fed Rate Statement


"EUR/USD has posted considerable losses on Tuesday, erasing the gains which marked the Monday session. The pair is trading slightly above the 1.12 level. On the release front, Eurozone Employment Chang..."

USD/SGD ? Singapore Dollar Gains as Unemployment Steady


"USD/SGD has lost ground on Monday, as the pair trades at 1.3540 in the North American session. In economic news, it’s a quiet start to the new trading week. Singapore’s unemployment rate w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-13 17:39
Taggar: employment, rate, retail sales, trading

Next Fed Action Could be a Rate Cut


"May’s poor U.S. employment report could trigger an interest rate cut, according to one contrarian investor?a move that would upend the Federal Reserve’s plans for policy normalization. ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-13 16:40
Taggar: employment, investment, rate, report

APAC Currency Corner ? Storm clouds on the horizon 


"    The US Dollar bounced back convincingly after being on the ropes last week, as Federal officials continued to lend support to the Greenback. US employment markets don?t look too bad after the JOLT..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-13 03:56
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, report

Canada Adds 14000 New Jobs


"The Canadian dollar rose to almost a one-month high after a report showed May employment gains were higher than forecast. The currency erased losses after Canada?s jobless rate fell to the lowest sinc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-10 15:26
Taggar: currency, dollar, employment, rate, report

APAC Currency Corner ? Caution is the name of the game


"    The US dollar posted modest upticks against the G10 currencies in the New York session. USD bulls found solace in yesterday?s US initial jobless claims, which fell to a lower-than-expected 264k la..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-10 03:44
Taggar: bull, currencies, dollar, employment

Gold Continues to Climb, US Jobless Claims Dip


"Gold has posted slight gains on Thursday, continuing the upward movement we saw in the Wednesday session. XAU/USD is trading at $1269.88 in the North American session. This marks the metal’s hig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-09 19:30
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

US Crude Dips, Jobless Claims Beats Estimate


"US crude has posted losses on Thursday, erasing the gains from the Wednesday session. West Texas Intermediate Crude is trading at $50.53 in the North American session. Brent crude is trading at $51.82..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-09 18:55
Taggar: employment, trading

NZD/USD ? New Zealand Surges As RBNZ Holds Rates


"NZD/USD is unchanged on Thursday, following sharp gains in the Wednesday session after the RBNZ maintained interest rates. The pair is trading slightly above the 0.71 line in the North American sessio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-09 18:19
Taggar: employment, rate, trading

EUR/USD Turns Sharply Lower


"EUR/USD was moving down during the current trading session and extended the decline after US unemployment claims had shown an unexpected drop. The currency pair was also under..."

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips, US Jobless Claims Next


"EUR/USD has posted gains on Thursday, erasing the losses which marked the Wednesday session. The pair is trading at 1.1360. In economic news, German Trade Balance improved to EUR 21.4 billion, beating..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-09 11:57
Taggar: employment, market, trade balance, trading

Brazil Holds on Interest Rates as Inflation Nears 10 Percent


"Brazil held interest rates steady at near-10-year high of 14.25 percent on Wednesday, but a cut is expected in the months ahead, said JPMorgan. The country is struggling with a deep recession, with un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-09 09:40
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

AUD/USD ? Strong Aussie Climbs to 4-week High


"The Australian dollar has posted slight gains on Wednesday, as AUD/USD continues to rally this week. The pair is trading at 0.7470. In economic news, Australian Home Loans rebounded with a gain of 1.7..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-08 14:23
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Climbs to 4-week High on Dovish RBA


"The Australian dollar has posted slight gains on Wednesday, as AUD/USD continues to rally this week. The pair is trading at 0.7470. In economic news, Australian Home Loans rebounded with a gain of 1.7..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-08 14:23
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Ticks Higher, US Jobs Report Next


"EUR/USD continues to have an uneventful week. The pair is trading at 1.1370 on Wednesday. In economic news, there are no Eurozone releases, so it could remain a quiet day for the euro. In the US, toda..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-08 11:22
Taggar: employment, trading

Gold Ticks Lower, Yellen Mum on Rate Move


"Gold continues to have a quiet week, as the pair trades at $1242.98 in Tuesday’s North American session. In economic news, there are no major US releases on the schedule. US employment indicator..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-07 19:12
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Climbs to 4-week Highs, Markets Eye RBNZ Rate Decision


"NZD/USD has posted considerable gains on Tuesday, reversing the losses which marked the Monday session. The pair is trading at the 0.6970 line in the North American session. On the release front, ther..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-07 17:02
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

Rosengren Flags Jobs Report, yet Says Fed Rate Hikes Coming


"The U.S. economy’s rebound from a weak winter has moved the Federal Reserve closer to raising rates, though last month’s poor employment report might give it pause, a top Fed official said..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-06 09:10
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, rate, report

EUR/USD UP 1.6% After NFP Shock Market


"EUR/USD surged today after the release of US nonfarm payrolls. The data was not just worse than expected, it simply awful, showing the smaller employment growth since the late..."

Gold Jumps as Nonfarm Payrolls Plunge


"Gold has climbed sharply in Friday’s North American session, as the pair trades at $1237.92 an ounce. In economic news, US Nonfarm Payrolls dropped to an astounding 35 thousand, well short of ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-03 15:29
Taggar: employment, gold, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Flat, Markets Eye US Nonfarm Payrolls


"USD/JPY is unchanged on Friday, following three straight losing sessions. The pair is trading slightly below the 109 line. In economic news, Japanese Average Cash Earnings was unexpectedly weak, posti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-03 12:41
Taggar: employment, indicators, rate, trading

Traders Eye Nonfarm Payrolls


"U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Friday morning as traders eyed the release of a host of data. Nonfarm payrolls, the unemployment rate, average hourly wages and the U.S trade deficit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-03 11:01
Taggar: employment, rate

May Jobs Weakness Could Be Due to Retailers, Strikers


"May’s employment report could be just as weak if not weaker than April’s, due to an expected slowdown in hiring at big chain stores and the temporary impact of the Verizon strike. The cons..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-03 08:37
Taggar: employment, rate, report

Gold Subdued as No Surprises from US Job Numbers


"Gold continues to have a quiet week as the metal trades at a spot price of $1210.70 an ounce in the North American session. In economic news, ADP Nonfarm Payrolls came in at 173 thousand, very close t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-02 17:33
Taggar: employment, gold

Gold Subdued as No Surprises from US Job Numbers


"Gold continues to have a quiet week as the metal trades at a spot price of $1210.70 an ounce in the North American session. In economic news, ADP Nonfarm Payrolls came in at 173 thousand, very close t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-02 17:33
Taggar: employment, gold

US Weekly Claims Unexpectedly Fall


"The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a tightening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 to a seasona..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-02 15:18
Taggar: employment, market, point

Why This Number Is a Big Deal Thursday


"ADP payroll data could have a little more clout Thursday after it foreshadowed last month’s disappointing employment report. In addition to ADP, traders are also watching OPEC’s meeting in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-02 08:02
Taggar: bank, employment, oil, point, report

Gold Edges Lower, Markets Await US Job Numbers


"Gold is showing little movement on Wednesday, trading at a spot price of $1210.60 an ounce in the North American session. In economic news, today’s key event was ISM Manufacturing PMI. The index..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-01 17:51
Taggar: employment, gold, point, trading

Gold Edges Lower, Markets Await US Job Numbers


"Gold is showing little movement on Wednesday, trading at a spot price of $1210.60 an ounce in the North American session. In economic news, today’s key event was ISM Manufacturing PMI. The index..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-01 17:51
Taggar: employment, gold, point, trading

Germany?s Unemployment Rate Falls to Record Low in May


"Germany’s unemployment rate fell to a record low in May, while the jobless rate across the eurozone fell to 10.2% in April. The unadjusted rate in Germany declined to 6% from 6.3% in April, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-31 15:28
Taggar: employment, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Inches Lower, Euro CPI Contracts


"EUR/USD has posted small losses on Tuesday and is trading at 1.1130. On the release front, it’s a busy day in the Eurozone and the US. Eurozone CPI Flash Estimate posted a small decline of 0.1%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-31 11:21
Taggar: cpi, employment, retail sales, trading

Week Ahead in FX: ECB, OPEC and US Employment to Drive Market


"Central Bank Policy, the OPEC Meeting and NFP to pack FX Agenda The U.S. Memorial Day weekend will shorten the trading week and compress employment releases in a week that is already filled with major..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-27 21:50
Taggar: bank, employment, trading

Unemployment Claims Fell in the US last Week


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, moving back to near cycle lows as the labor markets remain healthy and the economy regains momentum after st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-26 15:53
Taggar: economy, employment, market

USD/SGD ? Sing Improves as US Durables, Jobless Claims Improve


"USD/SGD has lost ground on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.3730  in the North American session. In economic news, Singapore GDP posted a small gain of 0.2% in the first quarter. In the US, Core Dura..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-26 15:35
Taggar: durable goods, employment, goods orders

AUD/USD ? Aussie Shrugs off Weak Capex, US Durable Goods Rebound


"The Australian dollar has ticked higher on Thursday, as the pair trades slightly above the 0.72 line. On the release front, Australian Private Capital Expenditure posted a sharp decline of 5.2%, below..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-26 14:47
Taggar: dollar, durable goods, employment, goods orders

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady Ahead of Japanese Inflation Reports


"USD/JPY continues to have a quiet week, as the pair remains close to the 110 line in the Thursday session. On the release front, Japanese corporate inflation posted a weak gain of 0.2%, matching the f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-26 12:02
Taggar: durable goods, employment, goods orders, home sales, inflation, rate

Gold Down Sharply as Fed Hints at June Hike


"Gold prices continue to drop on Thursday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1251.63 an ounce in the North American session. On the release front, the Philly Fed Manufacturing Index dropped 1.8 p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-19 19:07
Taggar: employment, gold, market, point

US Crude Drops after Hawkish Fed Minutes


"US crude has lost ground on Thursday, continuing the downward trend seen on Wednesday. Crude is trading at $46.98 per barrel in the North American session. Brent crude is trading at $47.52, as the Bre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-19 17:20
Taggar: employment, market, point, trading

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Under Pressure, US Jobless Claims Slides


"NZD/USD is under pressure on Thursday, following losses in the Wednesday session. The pair is trading at 0.6740 in the North American session. In the US, the Philly Fed Manufacturing Index dropped 1.8..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-19 15:56
Taggar: employment, point, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Sags After Weak Australian Job Numbers, Fed Minutes


"The Australian dollar remains under pressure, as the pair trades close to the 0.72 line in the North American session. On the release front, Australian Employment Change came in at 10.8 thousand, shor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-19 15:04
Taggar: dollar, employment, rate

US Jobless Claims Jumps, Gold Dips Lower


"Gold has dipped on Thursday, reversing the gains which marked the Wednesday session. The metal is trading at a spot price of $1268.24 an ounce in the North American session. On the release front, Unem..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 18:02
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

Gold Dips Lower, US Jobless Claims Jumps


"Gold has dipped on Thursday, reversing the gains which marked the Wednesday session. The metal is trading at a spot price of $1268.24 an ounce in the North American session. On the release front, Unem..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 18:02
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

Oil Edges Higher, Hits 6-Month Highs


"US crude has posted small gains on Thursday, continuing the upward trend we saw 0n the Wednesday. In the North American session, crude is trading at $46.30 per barrel in the North American session. Br..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 17:17
Taggar: employment, trading

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Edges Higher, New Zealand Data Mixed


"NZD/USD has posted small gains on Thursday, as the pair trades at the 0.6840 in the North American session. On the release front, New Zealand Business NZ Manufacturing Index improved to 56.6 points, w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 16:55
Taggar: employment, point, price index

AUD/USD ? Aussie Drifting, US Jobless Claims Jumps


"The Australian dollar is showing limited movement on Thursday, continuing the lack of movement which marked the Wednesday session. AUD/USD is trading at 0.7350 in the North American session. On the re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 16:19
Taggar: dollar, employment, inflation, trading

U.S Weekly Claims Spike Again


"Applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased last week to the highest level since February 2015 as filings surged in New York. Initial jobless claims rose by 20,000 to 294,000 in the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 15:22
Taggar: employment, report

USD/JPY ? Talk of BoJ Easing Pushes Yen Downwards


"USD/JPY has posted strong gains on Thursday, reversing the losses seen in the Wednesday session. The pair is trading at 109.20 at the start of the North American session. On the release front, Japan&#..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 14:46
Taggar: employment, trading

Gold Steady, Markets Eye US Jobless Claims


"Gold has posted slight gains on Wednesday. The metal is trading at a spot price of $1273.36 an ounce in the North American session. On the release front, EIA Crude Oil Inventories posted a sharp decli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-11 17:51
Taggar: employment, gold, oil, trading

US Job Openings Rise in March


"U.S. job openings increased in March and employers appeared to have trouble filling openings, indicating the labor market remains fairly robust despite April’s slowdown in employment gains. Job..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-10 17:45
Taggar: employment, market, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Reverses Losses, Consumer Sentiment Next


"The Australian dollar has posted gains on Tuesday, after losing ground in the Monday session. AUD/USD is trading at 0.7340 in the European session. On the release front, we’ll get another look a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-10 12:37
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, trading

USD/CAD Loonie Falls as USD Rally Continues


"The Canadian dollar lost ground against the USD at the beginning of the week as the market continue to price in the effect of the Canadian and American jobs reports published on Friday. Canada lost 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-09 22:20
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, rate, report

Week Ahead in FX: USD Rally Stops After Disappointing Jobs Report


"The US Added Less Jobs Than Expected in April After a Soft Employment Data Week The dollar lost upward momentum after the U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report showed a gain 160,000 jobs after a forecas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-06 18:53
Taggar: dollar, employment, rate, report

NZD/USD ? NZ Dollar Under Pressure, US Non Farm Payrolls Plummets


"NZD/USD has posted considerable losses on Friday, as the pair trades at 0.6830 early in the North American session. There are no New Zealand releases on the schedule. In the US, Nonfarm Payrolls dropp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-06 15:15
Taggar: employment, indicators

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady at 107, Markets Eye NFP Report


"USD/JPY is showing limited movement on Friday, continuing the trend which marked the Thursday session. The pair is trading at the 107 line in the European session. There are no Japanese schedules on t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-06 12:34
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Under Pressure, US Nonfarm Payrolls Next


"EUR/USD is almost unchanged on Friday, following sharp losses in the Thursday session. The pair is trading just above the 1.14 line in the European session. Today’s sole Eurozone event, Retail P..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-06 11:14
Taggar: employment, market, point, trading

EUR/USD Ends Trading Flat After Surge on NFP


"The major event today was the release of nonfarm payrolls, which turned out to be disappointing somewhat due the smaller-than-expected increase of employment. As one..."

USD Rally Awaits Employment Report


"The Dollar has Rebounded despite mixed economic indicators The U.S. dollar is heading towards the Friday morning release of the U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report with a strong rally that was not slo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 20:58
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, report

Gold Posts Small Losses, US Jobless Claims Jump


"Gold has posted slight losses on Thursday, trading at a spot price of $1275.36 an ounce in the North American session. On the release front, Unemployment Claims jumped to 274 thousand, higher than exp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 18:25
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators, rate, trading

Crude Rises to $45 as Canadian Wildfire Disrupts Production


"US crude has posted gains on Thursday,  continuing the upward trend seen on Wednesday. US Crude is trading at $44.98 in the North American session. Brent crude is trading at $45.62, as the Brent premi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 17:27
Taggar: employment, trading

NZD/USD ? New Zealand Dollar Subdued, US Jobless Claims Disappoints


"NZD/USD is showing limited movement on Thursday, following the downward trend which have marked the past two daily sessions. The pair is trading at the 0.69 line in the North American session. There a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 16:48
Taggar: employment, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Higher as Trade Balance, Retail Sales Beat Estimate


"The Australian dollar has posted slight gains on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades at the 0.75 line in the European session. In Australia, Trade Balance and Retail Sales both beat their estimates. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 15:22
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, retail sales, trade balance

U.S Jobless Claims Rise


"Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits increased to a five-week high, a sign that progress in the strongest part of the economy may be moderating. Jobless claims rose by 17,000 to 274,000 in the week..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 14:44
Taggar: economy, employment, report

Markit/CIPS UK Services PMI®


"UK services growth weakest in over three years in April Key Points: Business Activity Index hits 38-month low Slowest rise in employment since August 2013 Input price inflation at 27-month high Summar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 13:22
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Edges Above 107 Line in Holiday Trading


"USD/JPY is showing limited movement on Thursday, as the pair trades at the 107.30 line in the European session. The sole Japanese release on the calendar is Monetary Base. In the US, today’s key..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 13:03
Taggar: employment

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady Ahead of US Jobless Claims


"EUR/USD has posted slight losses on Thursday, as the pair trades at 114.50 in the European session. On the release front, there are no major Eurozone releases and German markets are closed for a holid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-05 10:34
Taggar: employment, market

USD/CAD Loonie Lower as USD Rally Shakes Off ADP Miss


"The USD continued its rampant advance versus the CAD on Wednesday. The private payroll processor ADP reported its non-farm employment change at a below expectations 156,000 new jobs added. This is the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-04 22:24
Taggar: economy, employment, report

EUR/USD Trades Mostly Sideways


"Today, EUR/USD was meandering without a clear direction. Most of economic reports released from the United States during the trading session were good. But among bad ones was the&#..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-04 18:40
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, report, trading

U.S. Private Sector Job Growth Slows In April


"U.S. private employers added 156,000 jobs in April, well below economists’ expectations and the weakest gain in three years, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. Economists surv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-04 14:57
Taggar: employment, report

NZD/USD ? NZ Dollar Slide Continues as Dairy Auction, Jobless Rate Disappoint


"NZD/USD has posted losses on Wednesday, continuing the downward trend which marked the Tuesday session. The pair is trading slightly below the 0.69 line in the European session. In New Zealand, the Da..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-04 12:45
Taggar: employment, rate, trading

NZD/USD ? NZ Dollar Drops Below 70, Dairy Auction and Employment Change Next


"NZD/USD has posted slight losses on Tuesday, reversing the upward trend in the Monday session. The pair is trading just below the 0.70 line in the European session. On the release front, New Zealand w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-03 14:16
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/CAD Loonie Higher After Soft US Manufacturing Data


"The loonie remains range bound at the top of the week ahead of U.S. employment data. U.S. ISM and construction data was mixed for the USD while the Canadian PMI was CAD positive. The U.S. manufacturin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-02 18:15
Taggar: employment, loonie

Canadian RBC PMI Signals Growth in Manufacturing Sector in April


"April data from the RBC PMI highlighted a sustained recovery in business conditions across the Canadian manufacturing sector, with growth of output, new orders and employment all accelerating since th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-02 17:06
Taggar: employment, inflation, manufacture, point, rate

Week Ahead in FX: USD Falls After Fed Holds Gives No Rate Hike Hints


"The U.S. dollar is lower against major pairs ahead of employment data. The USD depreciated against major pairs after the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided to hold rates unchanged in April..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-29 22:21
Taggar: bank, dollar, employment, market, rate

US Data Key as Fed?s Global Fears Ease


"U.S. equity markets are expected to open marginally lower on Friday, ahead of the release of a number of pieces of economic data and some more first quarter earnings reports. There was a mixed bag of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-29 14:06
Taggar: employment, margin, market, report

US GDP Misses Expectations, EUR/USD Extends Upward Move


"Today’s economic data released from the United States was not particularly good. First quarter’s growth of the US economy was slower than economists had anticipated. The..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-28 16:07
Taggar: economy, employment

US Unemployment Claims Higher But Still Shows Healthy Labor Market


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits bounced back from a 42-1/2-year low last week, but the underlying trend remained consistent with tightening labor market conditions. Initial cl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-28 15:55
Taggar: employment, market

USD Lower After Fed Keeps Interest Rate Unchanged


"The April FOMC Statement Showed Few Hints of a June Rate Hike The U.S. Federal Reserve ended its two day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on Wednesday with the release of an almost carbon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-27 20:44
Taggar: employment, market, rate

US Crude Steady, Jobless Claims Shine


"US crude futures are steady on Thursday, trading at $43.21 per barrel in the North American session. Brent crude futures are trading at $45.22, as the Brent premium stands at $2.00. In economic news, ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-21 17:34
Taggar: employment, point, trading

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Dips, US Jobless Claims Sparkles


"NZD/USD has posted losses on Thursday, as the pair is trading at 0.6940 in the North American session. On the release front, New Zealand Visitor Arrivals gained 4.1%, while Credit Card Spending improv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-21 17:05
Taggar: employment, trading

Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook Survey April 2016


"Firms responding to the Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey reported no improvement in business conditions this month. The indicator for general activity, which rose sharply in March, fell to a slig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-21 15:00
Taggar: employment, indicators, report

U.S Jobless Claims At 42 Year Low


"Jobless claims unexpectedly decreased to the lowest level since 1973 as the U.S. labor market remains a pillar of support in the world?s largest economy. New applications for unemployment benefits fel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-21 14:40
Taggar: economy, employment, market

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady, Markets Eye US Manufacturing, Jobless Reports


"USD/JPY is showing limited movement on Thursday, following gains in the past three sessions. USD/JPY is trading at the 109.70 in the European session, close to 3-week highs. On the release front, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-21 13:03
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

Week Ahead in FX: USD Mixed Against Majors After Weak US Economic Data


"Unemployment Claims was the sole Positive in a Week Filled with Disappointing US Data. U.S. retail sales disappointed with a 0.3 percent contraction when a slight expansion of 0.1 percent was expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-15 22:38
Taggar: employment, point, price index, retail sales

APAC-CURRENCY CORNER ? CHINA RETAIL SURPRISE


"  Aussie dollar resilient The Aussie received support from yesterday?s Australian employment data. The uptick in price action came despite what seems to be an ? annual ?  pre-budget debt rating warnin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-15 04:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, employment, rate

Gold Drop Continues on Stellar US Jobless Claims


"Gold is lower on Thursday, continuing the downward trend which marked the Wednesday session. Gold is trading at a spot price of $1227.20 an ounce in the North American session. On the release front, C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-14 18:16
Taggar: cpi, employment, gold, trading

EUR/USD Bounces After US CPI Disappoints


"EUR/USD was slowly gravitating to the downside during the current trading session but bounced after the release of mixed US economic data. While unemployment claims made a..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-14 16:03
Taggar: bull, cpi, dollar, employment, oil, trading

US Unemployment Claims Fall to Lowest Level Since 1973


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, revisiting a level last seen in 1973 as the labor market continues to strengthen despite a sluggish economy. Initi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-14 15:47
Taggar: economy, employment, market

US CPI Rise Lower than Expected in March


"U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in March and underlying inflation slowed, suggesting the Federal Reserve will remain cautious about raising interest rates this year. Other data on Thursda..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-14 15:40
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Higher on Solid Australian Job Numbers


"The Australian dollar has posted strong gains on Thursday, reversing the losses which marked the Wednesday session. AUD/USD is trading at the 0.77 line in the European session. In economic news, Austr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-14 13:39
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, rate, trading

Forex Trading Tip ? #1 Driver of FX Flows this Week


"Between an emergency Fed meeting, the Bank of England and Bank of Canada monetary policy announcements, US retail sales, Chinese GDP, Australian employment, UK consumer prices and a host of other tier..."

APAC Currency Corner -NO MAS


"Aussie Dollar For today’s price action, traders will continue taking cues from regional and US equity markets. But given just how fragile current risk sentiment is there should be a broader pref..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-11 04:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, employment, market

Canada Adds 40,600 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Falls


"Canada added far more jobs than expected last month, lifted by accelerated hiring in the service sector and bringing the unemployment rate down from a three-year high, data from Statistics Canada show..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-08 15:25
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

Yellen: Positive About Progress in Ending ?Too Big to Fail?


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Thursday touted the strength of the United States economy, rebuffing political rhetoric suggesting a bubble is ready to burst. “I certainly wouldn’t d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-08 10:39
Taggar: economy, employment, market

Gold Rises as Markets Digest Dovish Fed Minutes


"Gold has posted gains on Thursday, reversing the downward movement which marked the Wednesday session. In the North American session, gold is trading at a spot price of $1238.03 an ounce. On the relea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-07 18:51
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

US Crude Dips, Jobless Claims Improve


"US crude futures have lost ground on Thursday, reversing the upward trend which marked the Wednesday session. US crude is trading at $37.15 per barrel in the North American session. Brent crude future..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-07 17:27
Taggar: employment, trading

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Down Slightly, US Jobless Claims Beat Estimate


"NZD/USD has posted slight losses on Thursday, reversing the gains which marked the Wednesday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading slightly below the 0.68 line. On the release fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-07 16:57
Taggar: employment, trading

U.S Weekly Claims Fall


"Fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, illustrating a healthy labor market that?s allowing workers to feel more secure in their job. Jobless claims dropped by 9,000 to 267,000 in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-07 15:49
Taggar: employment, market, report

AUD/USD ? Aussie Slips, US Jobless Claims Next


"The Australian dollar has posted considerable losses on Thursday, erasing the gains from the Wednesday session. AUD/USD is trading at 0.7550 in the European session. In economic news, the US will publ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-07 14:18
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Surges on Dovish Fed Minutes, Breaks Below 109


"USD/JPY is flat on Thursday, as the pair is trading at 110.30 in the European session. On the release front, The US will publish Unemployment Claims and Fed chair Janet Yellen speaks at an event in Ne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-07 13:20
Taggar: employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Choppy, ECB Minutes Next


"The euro is showing some volatility on Thursday. In the European session, EUR/USD is trading at the 1.14 line. On the release front, the ECB releases the minutes of its March policy meeting. As well..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-07 11:53
Taggar: employment, trading

Gold Rebounds, US Services PMI Rises


"Gold has posted gains on Tuesday, reversing the downward movement in the Monday session. In the North American session, gold is trading at a spot price of $1229.64 an ounce. On the release front, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-05 17:25
Taggar: employment, gold, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Slightly Lower, Eurozone Unemployment Rate Steady


"The euro is flat on Monday, as EUR/USD is trading at 1.1370 in the European session. On the release front, Eurozone Unemployment Rate remained at 10.3%, matching the forecast. Spanish Unemployment Cha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-04 11:27
Taggar: employment, rate, trading

Week Ahead in FX: Strong NFP Fails to Impress as Dovish Fed Cloud Lingers


"Dovish Remarks from the Fed Kept the USD from Gaining on a Strong Jobs Report Employment remains the strongest and more resilient pillar of the U.S. economic recovery. The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP)..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-01 21:06
Taggar: employment, rate, report

U.S. Payrolls Increased 215,000 in March


"Employment in the U.S. climbed and wages picked up in March, signs of labor-market durability in the face of lethargic global growth. The 215,000 gain in payrolls followed a revised 245,000 February a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-01 15:22
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report

AUD/USD ? Aussie Steady, US Nonfarm Payrolls Beats Expectations


"The Australian dollar is showing little net movement on Friday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7660. On the release front, Australian AIG Manufacturing Index surged to 58.1 points in March. Commodity Prices c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-01 14:35
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, point

Euro in Holding Pattern, US Nonfarm Payrolls Next


"The euro is flat on Friday, after posting more gains in the Thursday session. EUR/USD is trading at 1.1380 in the European session. On the release front, German and Eurozone Manufacturing PMIs came in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-01 10:06
Taggar: employment, market, rate, trading

Gold Rises on Weak US Jobless Claims Report


"Gold has posted slight gains on Thursday, recovering most of the losses which marked the Wednesday session. In North American trade, gold is trading at a spot price of $1234.65 an ounce. In economic n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-31 18:18
Taggar: chicago pmi, employment, gold, point, trading

US Crude Under Pressure, Jobless Claims Jump


"US crude futures have posted small gains on Thursday, trading at $38.88 per barrel in the North American session. Brent crude futures are trading at $40.60, as the Brent premium has risen to $1.72. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-31 17:14
Taggar: chicago pmi, employment, point, trading

US Jobless Claims Rise to Two Month High


"The number of applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. climbed last week to a two-month high, a sign of more moderate labor market progress. Initial jobless claims increased by 11,000 to 276..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-31 14:51
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Gains Continue, US Jobless Claims Jumps


"NZD/USD has posted slight gains on Thursday, continuing the trend which has marked the pair all week. At the start of the North American session, the pair is trading at 0.6940. On the release front, N..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-31 14:47
Taggar: employment, point, trading

Eurozone CPI Declines, Euro Close to 8-week Highs


"The euro has shown small gains on Thursday continuing the upward movement that has characterized EUR/USD this week. In the European session, the pair is trading at 1.1340. On the release front, Eurozo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-31 11:08
Taggar: cpi, employment, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD Remains Strong


"The dollar remained weak today after yesterday’s drop caused by comments from Janet Yellen. Today’s employment report showed decent growth but nothing spectacular, meaning that i..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-30 18:34
Taggar: dollar, employment, report

Gold Lower as ADP Nonfarm Payrolls Beats Estimate


"Gold has posted losses of about 1 percent on Wednesday, reversing the gains made in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, gold is trading at a spot price of $1225.96 an ounce in the North Amer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-30 18:11
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

US Crude Higher as Crude Inventories Miss Forecast


"US crude futures have posted small gains on Wednesday, reversing the downward trend of the Tuesday session. Crude is trading at $39.33 per barrel in the North American session. Brent crude futures are..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-30 17:23
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Strengthens as Yellen Dismisses Hike Talk


"USD/JPY has posted small gains on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 112.44 at the start of the North American session. Earlier in the day, USD/JPY broke just below the 112 level. In economic news, ADP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-30 14:57
Taggar: employment, industrial production

ADP Payrolls Adds 200,000 Jobs in March


"U.S. private employers added 200,000 jobs in March, above economists’ expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the ADP Nati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-30 14:34
Taggar: employment, report

Jobs Data Less Significant After Yellen Remarks


"With Janet Yellen?s comments on Tuesday having appeared to have left little chance of a rate hike in April, or even until later in the year, it will be interesting to see how the markets respond to th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-30 13:26
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report

AUD/USD ? Aussie Jumps to 9-month Highs as Yellen Talks Dovish


"The Australian dollar has posted slight gains on Wednesday, as AUD/USD continues its rally this week. The pair is trading at 0.7660 in the European session. In economic news, Australia releases HIA Ne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-30 13:16
Taggar: dollar, employment, home sales, market, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Pushes Above 1.13 on Dovish Yellen Remarks


"EUR/USD continues to rally, as the pair has posted small gains on Wednesday. In the European session, the pair is trading at 1.1320. On the release front, Germany will release Preliminary CPI, with th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-30 11:57
Taggar: cpi, employment, market, trading

San Francisco Fed Williams Says Brazil and China Impacting CB Decisions


"Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams said the global economy, particularly China and Brazil, was having a significant impact on measures that U.S. policy makers watch to deter..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-28 15:34
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, inflation, rate

Gold Under Pressure on Fed Rate Talk


"Gold is steady on Thursday, with the spot price trading at $1220.50 an ounce in the North American session. In economic news, Unemployment Claims came in at 267 thousand, within expectations. However..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-24 17:41
Taggar: durable goods, employment, gold, market, point, report, trading

Gold Under Pressure on Fed Rate Talk


"Gold is steady on Thursday, with the spot price trading at $1220.50 an ounce in the North American session. In economic news, Unemployment Claims came in at 267 thousand, within expectations. However..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-24 17:41
Taggar: durable goods, employment, gold, market, point, report, trading

US Crude Slips Below $40 on Surplus Projections


"US crude futures have lost ground on Thursday, continuing the downward trend which marked Wednesday’s session. US Crude is trading at $38.82 a barrel in the North American session. Brent crude f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-24 17:16
Taggar: durable goods, employment, report, trading

US Crude Slips Below $40 on Surplus Projections


"US crude futures have lost ground on Thursday, continuing the downward trend which marked Wednesday’s session. US Crude is trading at $38.82 a barrel in the North American session. Brent crude f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-24 17:16
Taggar: durable goods, employment, report, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Under Pressure, US Durables Slide


"The Australian dollar has posted slight losses on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades just above the 0.75 line in the North American session. In the US, Unemployment Claims came in at 267 thousand, within exp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-24 16:35
Taggar: bank, dollar, durable goods, employment, market, point, report

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Shrugs Off Excellent Trade Balance, US Durables Slide


"NZD/USD is showing marginal movement on Thursday, as the pair trades at the 0.67 line early in the North American session. In economic news, New Zealand Trade Balance easily beat expectations, posting..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-24 15:26
Taggar: employment, margin, trade balance

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady, Markets Eye US Durables and Jobless Claims


"USD/JPY is  showing little movement on Thursday, as the pair trades at 112.70 in the European session. On the release front, there are two key releases on the schedule ? Core Durable Goods Orders and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-24 13:35
Taggar: cpi, durable goods, employment, goods orders, indicators, inflation, market

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued, US Manufacturing, Employment Reports Next


"EUR/USD is flat on Thursday, as the pair trades just below the 1.170 in the European session. On the release front, German GfK Consumer Climate came in at 9.4 points, within expectations. In the US, t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-24 12:43
Taggar: durable goods, employment, goods orders, point

Gold Steadies After Sharp Gains Following Fed Statement


"Gold prices have posted slight gains on Thursday, trading at a spot price of $1263.28 an ounce in the North American session. In economic news,  the Philly Fed Manufacturing Index jumped 12.4 points..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-17 19:48
Taggar: employment, gold, point, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Surges to 8-Month Highs


"The Australian dollar has posted strong gains on Thursday, continuing the trend we saw in the Wednesday session. AUD/USD is trading at 0.7630 in the North American session. On the release front, Austr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-17 18:30
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Surges Higher, BoJ Minutes Next


"USD/JPY continues to lose ground on Thursday, as the pair trades at 111.50 in the North American session. On the release front, US indicators were mixed. The Philly Fed Manufacturing Index jumped 12.4..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-17 16:45
Taggar: bank, employment, indicators, point

U.S: Strong Labour Market Continues


"Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, illustrating the Federal Reserve?s view of a stronger labor market. Initial jobless claims climbed by 7,000 to 265..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-17 15:05
Taggar: employment, market, report

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.5%


"The Bank of England?s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) sets monetary policy to meet the 2% inflation target and in a way that helps to sustain growth and employment. At its meeting ending on 16 March 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-17 14:08
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Pushes Past 1.13, Eurozone Final CPI Contracts


"EUR/USD continues to rally on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.1320 line in the European session. On the release front, Eurozone Final CPI dropped 0.2%, matching the forecast. There was better news f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-17 13:40
Taggar: cpi, employment

USD/SGD ? Steady as Singapore Retail Sales Mixed, US Retail Sales, PPI Dip


"USD/SGD has posted small gains on Tuesday. In the European session, the pair is trading slightly below of the 1.38 line. On the release front, Singapore the unemployment rate was unchanged, while Reta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 14:42
Taggar: employment, indicators, rate, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Subdued Ahead of US PPI, Retail Sales


"EUR/USD is showing marginal movement on Tuesday, as the pair trades slightly below the 1.11 line in the European session. On the release front, French CPI posted a gain of 0.3%, within expectations. E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-15 12:36
Taggar: cpi, employment, margin, retail sales

USD/SGD Slightly Higher, Singapore Unemployment, Retail Sales Next


"USD/SGD has posted slight gains on Monday, following sharp losses in the Friday session. On the release front, it’s a busy day in Singapore, which releases the Unemployment Rate and Retail Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-14 17:23
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report, retail sales

Canada: Labor Force Survey February 2016


"Employment was virtually unchanged in February (-2,300 or 0.0%) as gains in part-time work were offset by losses in full time. The unemployment rate rose by 0.1 percentage points for the third consecu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-11 15:53
Taggar: employment, point, rate

US Crude Steady, Jobless Claims Dip


"US crude futures have posted slight losses on Thursday, and are trading at $37.76 a barrel in the North American session. Brent crude futures are trading just above the $40 level at $40.05, as Brent&#..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-10 19:53
Taggar: employment, trading

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Recovering After Surprise RBNZ Rate Cut


"NZD/USD has posted gains on Thursday, following sharp losses in the Wednesday session. NZD is trading at 0.6670 in the North American session. In economic news, the RBNZ surprised the markets with a r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-10 17:21
Taggar: employment, market, rate, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Steady, US Jobless Claims Beat Expectations


"The Australian dollar has posted gains on Thursday, continuing the upward movement in the Wednesday session.  AUD/USD is trading at the 0.75 line early in the North American session. On the release fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-10 16:37
Taggar: cpi, dollar, employment, inflation, trading

US Jobless Claims Fall More than Expected Pointing to Solid Job Market


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, hitting its lowest level since October, pointing to sustained strength in the labor market that should furth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-10 16:32
Taggar: employment, market, point

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips Below 1.10, ECB Expected to Make Move


"EUR/USD has posted slight losses on Thursday, as the pair trades just below the 1.10 line in the European session. On the release front, the ECB is widely expected to announce new stimulus measures at..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-10 12:37
Taggar: employment, trade balance

USD/CAD ? Loonie Soars as NFP Wage Growth Disappoints


"The Canadian Dollar was Boosted by Strong Non Resource Exports as US Employment Falters The loonie had a positive week as it is trading at levels not seen since early December of last year. The price..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-04 23:12
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, oil, trading

Week Ahead in FX ? ECB Aggressive Easing Expected After NFP Miss


"US Employment Expanded But Hourly Wages Contracted Deflating USD The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report for February painted a mixed picture of U.S. employment. The American economy added 242,000 job..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-04 22:35
Taggar: economy, employment, rate, report

What?s The Real U.S Unemployment Rate?


"The Labor Department said Friday that the U.S. unemployment rate remained at 4.9 percent in February. But does that tell the whole story? There’s no one true unemployment rate. That 4.9 percent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-04 17:08
Taggar: employment, rate

EUR/USD Dips After NFP But Only for Short While


"EUR/USD dipped after the release of solid US nonfarm payrolls as to be expected. What was unexpected was the quick and strong bounce of the currency pair immedi..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-04 16:19
Taggar: currency, currency pair, dollar, employment

It?s U.S. February Jobs Day


"Markets await U.S. employment and trade data, which get released at 08:30 EST (13:30 GMT).  Canada reports trade and labor productivity. Meanwhile, in the marketplace, the dollar has slipped 0.5%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-04 14:46
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, employment, kiwi, market, report

EUR/USD ? Euro in Holding Pattern Ahead of US NFP Report


"EUR/USD is trading at 1.0950 in Friday’s European session, after posting strong gains on Thursday. On the release front, the sole Eurozone release is Retail PMI. It’s a busy day in the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-04 09:59
Taggar: employment, market, trading

USD Awaits US Employment Boost


"The NFP Report is Expected to Break Above 200,000 New Jobs in February U.S. employment data has been mixed ahead of the U.S. non-farm payrolls (NFP) report. A weak Institute for Supply Management (ISM..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-03 22:57
Taggar: employment, report

Strong Gains for Gold as US Jobless Claims Jumps


"Gold has posted considerable gains on Thursday. The base metal is trading at a spot price of $1258.70 per ounce in the North American session. On the release front, US Unemployment Claims climbed for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-03 19:56
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

US Crude Steady, Markets Eye Nonfarm Payrolls


"US crude futures have posted slight gains on Thursday, trading at $34.88 a barrel in the North American session. Brent crude futures are trading at $36.93. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims cli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-03 18:46
Taggar: employment, trading

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Climbs Higher, Markets Await US NFPs


"NZD/USD continues to post gains and has punched above the 0.67 line on Thursday, trading at 0.6733 in the North American session. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims climbed for a second straight..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-03 18:23
Taggar: employment, point, trading

US Weekly Claims Rose by 6,000 But Still Showing Strong Employment Trend


"The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to a level that?s consistent with steady improvement in the labor market. While jobless claims unexpectedly climbed by 6,000 t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-03 15:49
Taggar: employment, market

USD/JPY ? Yen at 114, Markets Eye US Jobless Claims


"USD/JPY has posted slight gains on Thursday, erasing the losses sustained in Wednesday’s session. In the European session, USD/JPY is trading at the 114 line. In economic news, it?s a busy day i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-03 14:32
Taggar: employment, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Services PMIs as Expected, Euro Flat


"The euro is almost unchanged on Thursday, as EUR/USD is trades at 1.0870 in the European session. On the release front, there were no surprises from Eurozone Service PMIs, all of which were within exp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-03 13:14
Taggar: employment

EUR/USD ? Eurozone PPI Slips, Euro Edges Lower


"The euro continues to show limited movement on Wednesday. EUR/USD is trading at 1.0860 in the European session. On the release front, Eurozone PPI dropped by 1.0%, higher than the estimate of a 0.9% d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-02 13:16
Taggar: employment, margin, trading

Gold Slips as US Manufacturing PMI Beats Estimate


"Gold has reversed directions on Tuesday, trading at a spot price of $1230.44 per ounce in the North American session. On the release front, ISM Manufacturing PMI came in at 49.5 points, within expecta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-01 19:19
Taggar: employment, gold, point, trading

US Crude Flat, US Manufacturing PMI Meets Expectations


"US crude futures are steady on Tuesday, trading at $33.69 a barrel in the North American session. Brent crude futures are trading at $36.47. On the economic front, ISM Manufacturing PMI came in at 49..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-01 18:32
Taggar: employment, point, report, trading

EUR/USD ? Eurozone PMIs, Job Reports Meet Expectations, Euro Steady


"The euro remains is showing marginal movement on Tuesday. EUR/USD is trading at 1.0860 in the European session. On the release front, it’s a very busy day in the Eurozone. Manufacturing PMIs wer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-01 12:35
Taggar: employment, margin, rate, trading

Week Ahead in FX: G20, RBA and NFP Will Start a Volatile Month


"The Outcome of the G20, Central Banks Back in Action and US Employment Will Kick Off March February was supposed to be a quiet month. As quiet as you can get in the forex market but with most major ce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-26 21:45
Taggar: bank, employment, forex, forex market, market

Gold Posts Strong Gains, US Durable Goods Jump


"Gold has reversed directions and posted strong gains on Thursday. The spot price for one ounce of gold stands at $1238.15 in the North American session. On the release front, US durable reports were e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-25 19:14
Taggar: durable goods, employment, gold, goods orders, report

US Crude Steady, Durable Goods Reports Shine


"US crude is steady on Thursday, as March futures trade at $31.42 a barrel in the North American session. Brent crude futures are trading at $33.33. On the economic front, durable reports were excellen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-25 18:21
Taggar: durable goods, employment, goods orders, report, trading

US Jobless Claims Rise


"The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week from a three-month low, in part reflecting the typical swings during holiday periods. Jobless claims increased by 1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-25 15:56
Taggar: employment, report

AUD/USD ? Aussie Steady at 72, Australian Capital Spending Impresses


"The Australian dollar is steady on Thursday, as the pair trades at the 0.72 line in the European session. On the release front, Australian Private Capital Expenditure posted a respectable gain of 0.8%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-25 15:03
Taggar: dollar, durable goods, employment, goods orders

USD/JPY ? Yen Subdued, US Durables, Jobless Claims Next


"The Japanese yen continues to have a quiet week, as USD/JPY trades at 112.30 in the European session. In economic news, Japan will release Tokyo Core CPI, with the estimate standing at 0.0%. Later in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-25 13:48
Taggar: cpi, durable goods, employment, goods orders

SGD/USD ? Singapore GDP Misses Estimate, Sing Steady


"USD/SGD is choppy on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 1.4090 in the European session. In economic news, Singapore GDP posted a gain of 1.8% in the fourth quarter. In the US, today?s key release is New..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-24 13:19
Taggar: durable goods, employment, goods orders, home sales

Gold Slightly Higher, Markets Eye CPI Report


"Gold has posted slight gains on Thursday, as the metal trades at $1217.44 an ounce in the North American session. On the release front, US indicators were mixed. The Philly Fed Manufacturing Index cam..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-18 19:10
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators, oil, point

US Crude Steady, Crude Inventories Increase


"US crude is showing slight movement on Thursday, as March futures trade at $30.78 in the North American session. Brent crude futures are trading quietly at $34.40. On the release front, the Philly Fed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-18 18:27
Taggar: employment, oil, point, trading

NZD/USD ? Little Change as Manufacturing Inflation Dips


"NZD/USD is listless on Thursday and is trading at 0.6630 in the North American session. On the release front, New Zealand inflation numbers were weak, as PPI Input posted a decline of 1.2%. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-18 17:33
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, trading

AUD/USD -Aussie Shrugs off Dismal Australian Job Numbers


"The Australian dollar is showing limited movement on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7170 in the European session. In economic news, Australian Employment Change declined by 7.9 thousand, while the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-18 15:08
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Listless, Markets Eye Manufacturing and Job Data


"The Japanese yen remains subdued, as USD/JPY trades slightly below the 114 line in the European session. In economic news, the Japanese trade surplus improved to 0.12 trillion yen. Later in the day, J..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-18 14:05
Taggar: employment, indicators

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Higher, New Zealand Manufacturing Report Next


"NZD/USD has posted considerable gains on Tuesday, as the pair is trading at 0.6660 in the North American session. In economic news, US employment numbers were positive, as JOLTS Job Openings jumped to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-09 18:57
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Suffers Employment Setback


"After an impressive 22,800 new jobs were added in December the forecast called for a lower number in January, but instead the figure released by Statistics Canada was well below expectations of 5,200..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-05 20:56
Taggar: employment, rate

Canada?s Labour Force Survey, January 2016


"Employment was virtually unchanged in January (-5,700 or 0.0%) and the unemployment rate edged up to 7.2%. In the 12 months to January, employment increased by 0.7% (+126,000). Over the same period, t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-05 16:24
Taggar: employment, rate

US Adds 151,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Falls To 4.9%


"Job growth settled into a more sustainable pace in January and the unemployment rate dropped to an almost eight-year low of 4.9 percent, signs of a resilient labor market that?s causing wage growth to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-05 16:12
Taggar: employment, market, rate

Gold Climbs to 3-Month Highs, Pushes Past $1150


"Gold has posted further gains on Thursday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1151.88 an ounce in the North American session. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims disappointed, climbing to 28..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-04 19:30
Taggar: employment, gold, point

Crude Oil Gains Continue on Dollar Selloff


"US crude has posted slight gains on Thursday, as March futures trade at $33.20 a barrel in the North American session. Brent crude futures are currently trading at $35.37 per barrel. In economic news..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-04 18:43
Taggar: employment, point, trading

USD/SGD ? Singapore Dollar Surges, Flirts with 1.40 Level


"USD/SGD has posted sharp gains on Thursday, as the pair trades just below the 1.40 level early in the North American session. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims disappointed, climbing to 285 tho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-04 16:40
Taggar: employment, point

USD/JPY ? Yen Rally Continues on Weak US Numbers


"The Japanese yen has posted gains on Thursday, as USD/JPY trades at 117.50 in the European session. In economic news, the US will release Unemployment Claims, with the key indicator expected to remain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-04 13:46
Taggar: employment

The World?s Most Miserable Economies


"Thanks to off-the-charts inflation, Venezuela will probably retain the dubious honor of being the most miserable economy for a second year. Galloping inflation at an annual average of 98.3 percent las..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-04 13:26
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation

EUR/USD ? Euro Surges on Weak US Employment, PMI Reports


"EUR/USD is trading above the 1.11 line in Thursday’s European session, following sharp gains a day earlier. On the release front, there are no major Eurozone events. ECB President Mario Draghi w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-04 11:04
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/CAD ? Loonie Erases January Losses Ahead of Employment Data


"The Canadian dollar rallied versus its American counterpart on Thursday as disappointing data continues to hurt the USD. U.S. unemployment claims recording a rise of 8,000 applications for 285,000 las..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-04 00:02
Taggar: dollar, employment, point

Gold Posts Strong Gains on Weak Services PMI


"Gold has posted strong gains on Wednesday, trading at a spot price of $1139.53 an ounce in the North American session. In economic news, ADP Nonfarm Payrolls slipped to 205 thousand, but beat expectat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-03 19:26
Taggar: employment, gold, point, trading

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Jumps as NZ Jobless Rate Tumbles


"NZD/USD has posted strong gains on Wednesday, as the pair is trading at the 0.66 level in the European session. In economic news, New Zealand’s Unemployment rate fell sharply to 5.3%. Employment..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-03 14:37
Taggar: employment, rate, trading

EUR/USD ? Limited Movement Ahead of ADP Employment Report


"EUR/USD is showing little movement on Wednesday, as the pair continues to hug the 1.09 line in the European session. On the release front, Eurozone and German Services PMI dipped in the December. In t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-03 11:55
Taggar: employment

German Unemployment Falls in January


"Germany?s unemployment rate unexpectedly fell to a record low in January, in a sign that economic sentiment in Europe?s largest economy is withstanding the tumult in global markets. The jobless rate s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 17:50
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Drops on Soft Dairy Auction Report


"NZD/USD has posted considerable losses on Tuesday, as the pair is trading at 0.6490 in the North American session. In economic news, New Zealand GDT Price Index posted a sharp drop of 7.4%. Later in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 17:50
Taggar: employment, price index, rate, trading

Tuesday: 5 Things The Market Is Talking About


"Cruz and Clinton triumph in Iowa, BP profits plunge and euro area unemployment falls. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about today. 1. Iowa Hillary Clinton emerged victorious..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 16:06
Taggar: employment, market, profit

Eurozone Unemployment Drops to Lowest in 4 Years


"Unemployment in the eurozone dropped in December to its lowest rate in over four years despite worries about the global economy. Eurostat, the EU’s statistical agency, said the jobless rate in t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 16:00
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady at 1.09, Eurozone Unemployment Rate Meets Expectations


"EUR/USD is showing limited movement on Tuesday, as the pair trades just above the 1.09 line in the European session. On the release front, German Unemployment Change dropped sharply, coming in at -20..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 13:27
Taggar: employment, rate

Euro-Area Unemployment Falls


"Euro-area unemployment decreased to a new five-year low in December, an unexpected bit of good news as the European Central Bank considers increasing its monetary stimulus next month to stave off defl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-02 12:29
Taggar: bank, employment, rate

Canadian Manufacturing Recovers in January


"The RBC Canadian Manufacturing PMI moved closer to stabilization in January, following a survey-record low at the end of 2015. Measured overall, business conditions deteriorated to the lowest degree f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-01 17:26
Taggar: employment, rate

Spanish Unemployment Falls to 20.9%


"Spanish unemployment figures experience their biggest ever annual fall but unemployment remains at over 20%. The National Statistics Institute said the number of unemployed Spaniards fell by 12.4% to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-28 22:09
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

Gold Dips Below $1120, US Durables Disappoint


"Gold is lower on Thursday, trading at a spot price of $1116.00 an ounce in the North American session. On the release front, US Core Durable Goods Orders posted a decline of 1.2%, while Durable Goods..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-28 19:16
Taggar: durable goods, employment, gold, goods orders, trading

US Crude Rises on Dismal US Durables


"US crude has posted gains on Thursday, as crude futures are trading at $33.19 a barrel in the North American session. Brent crude is currently trading at $34.38 per barrel. In economic news, US Core D..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-28 18:43
Taggar: durable goods, employment, goods orders, trading

US Jobless Claims Show Solid Recovery


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell from a six-month high last week, suggesting the labor market recovery remains intact despite a sharp stock market sell-off and signs the e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-28 17:36
Taggar: economy, employment, market

USD/SGD ? Singapore Dollar Improves on Dovish Statement


"USD/SGD has posted gains on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.4260 just ahead of the North American session. In economic news, the US will release Core Durable Goods Orders and Unemployment Claims. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-28 15:22
Taggar: durable goods, employment, goods orders, rate

Gold Stays Close to $1100, US Jobless Claims Jumps


"Gold prices are steady on Thursday, trading at $1095.75 an ounce in the North American session.  On the release front, Unemployment Claims jumped to an 11-month high. The Philly Fed Manufacturing Inde..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-21 19:37
Taggar: employment, gold, oil, point, trading

Crude Oil Edges Higher, US Unemployment Claims Disappoints


"US Crude has reversed directions on Thursday, rising to $29.18 a barrel in the North American session. In economic news, Unemployment Claims jumped to an 11-month high. The Philly Fed Manufacturing In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-21 18:56
Taggar: employment, oil, point

NZD/ USD ? Kiwi Steady, US Posts Weak Job Report


"The New Zealand dollar is steady on Thursday, following strong gain a day earlier. NZD/USD is trading at 0.6450 in the North American session. In economic news, the New Zealand Manufacturing Index imp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-21 18:33
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

AUD/USD ? Limited Moves Ahead of US Employment Report


"The Australian dollar is steady on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades slightly above the 0.69 line in the European session. On the release front, Australian MI Inflation Expectations. posted a strong gain of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-21 12:05
Taggar: dollar, employment, inflation, market

EUR/USD ? Steady Ahead of ECB Policy Meeting


"It’s been a quiet ride for the euro this week, as the euro treads softly at the 1.09 level in the European session. The lack of movement we’re seeing from the pair could change on Thursday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-21 11:35
Taggar: employment

Gold Punches Above $1100


"Gold prices have jumped on Wednesday, as the base metal trades at $1103.48 an ounce in the North American session.  On the release front, CPI posted a weak reading of 0.1%, short of the estimate of 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-20 19:40
Taggar: cpi, employment, gold

USD/JPY ? Yen Improves to 5-Month Highs


"The Japanese yen has posted sharp gains on Wednesday, as USD/JPY trades at 116.60 in the European session. On the release front, Japan will release All Industries Activity, a minor event. Over in the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-20 15:12
Taggar: cpi, employment, report

Sluggish Wage Growth Keeps Pressure off the BoE for a Rate Hike


"Wage growth in Britain slowed in the three months to November even though unemployment fell to its lowest since early 2006, underlining why the Bank of England is saying it will take its time before r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-20 14:51
Taggar: bank, employment, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Slips as Australian Consumer Sentiment Disappoints


"The Australian dollar has posted losses on Wednesday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.6850 in the European session. On the release front, Australian Westpac Consumer Sentiment disappointed with a sharp drop of..."

BOJ Maintains Regional Economic Assessment


"The Bank of Japan maintained its assessment Monday on seven of nine regional economies from October, while upgrading the view on the Tokai area in central Japan on the back of an increase in automobil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-18 18:20
Taggar: bank, economy, employment

Gold Posts Losses, US Jobless Claims Climbs


"Gold prices has posted considerable losses on Thursday, as the metal trades at $1080.80 an ounce in the North American session. On the release front, US Unemployment Claims disappointed. The key indic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 19:57
Taggar: employment, gold, point

Crude Oil Stabilizes at $31, US Jobless Claims Rise


"US Crude is steady on Thursday, as February futures are trading just above $31 a barrel in the North American session. On the release front, US Unemployment Claims rose to 281 thousand, above the esti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 19:20
Taggar: employment, retail sales, trading

NZD/USD ? Wobbly Kiwi Below 65, US Jobless Claims Disappoint


"The New Zealand dollar has posted slight losses on Thursday, as NZD/USD is trading at 0.65 in the North American session. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims climbed to 281 thousand, missing expe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 17:29
Taggar: dollar, employment, price index, trading

US Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Last Week


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but remained below levels associated with a healthy labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 17:23
Taggar: employment, market

US Unemployment Claims Rose Last Week


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but remained below levels associated with a healthy labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 17:03
Taggar: employment, market

USD/SGD ? US Jobless Claims, Sing Retail Sales Next


"USD/SGD is showing limited movement on Thursday, as the pair trades slightly below the 1.44 line at the start of the North American session. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims disappointed, risi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 16:09
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, retail sales

AUD/USD ? Aussie Slide Continues as Australian Employment Change Dips


"The Australian dollar has posted slight losses on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.6913 in the European session. On the release front, Australian Employment Change declined by 1,000, while the Unemplo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 13:59
Taggar: dollar, employment, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Posts Gains, Markets Eye ECB Minutes and US Jobless Claims


"EUR/USD has posted slight gains on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.0920 in the European session. It’s been a fairly quiet week for the pair, but that could change during the day, as the market..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-14 12:55
Taggar: employment, market, point

Gold Steady at $1090, Markets Eye US Jobless Claims


"Gold prices are steady on Wednesday, as the metal trades at $1089.30 an ounce in the North American session. On the release front, there are no major US events on the schedule. Crude Oil Inventories p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-13 18:55
Taggar: employment, gold, oil

Crude Oil Remains Under Pressure at $30


"US Crude is steady on Wednesday as February futures are trading at $30.45 a barrel in the North American session. On the release front, Crude Oil Inventories posted a small surplus of 0.2 million, wel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-13 18:27
Taggar: employment, oil, trading

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Continues to Show Little Movement


"The New Zealand dollar remains lackluster, as NZD/USD has been marked by limited movement all week. Early in Wednesday’s North American session, the pair is trading at 0.6550. In economic news..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-13 16:32
Taggar: dollar, employment, oil, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Pushes Above 0.70, Australian Employment Change Next


"The Australian dollar is steady on Wednesday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7030 in the European session. On the release front, Australia will release two major employment reports, Employment Change and the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-13 13:21
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, rate, report

Gold Loses Ground, US Employment Report Beats Forecast


"Gold prices continue to soften this week. In Tuesday’s North American session, gold is trading at $1086.30 an ounce. On the release front, the markets were treated to more good news from US empl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-12 19:33
Taggar: employment, gold, market, trading

Struggling Crude Oil Barely Treading Above $30


"US Crude continues to lose ground on Tuesday. In the North American session, futures for February delivery are trading at $30.80 a barrel in the North American session. There was more good news on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-12 18:36
Taggar: employment, oil, trading

Gold Falls After Strong US NFP Data


"Gold fell further from an earlier nine-week high on Friday as stronger-than-expected U.S. payrolls data boosted the dollar and stock markets, shoring up a recovery in equities from this week’s r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-08 18:05
Taggar: dollar, employment, gold, market

Canada: Job Growth In Part Time


"Canadian employment grew faster than economists forecast in December, led by an increase of part-time and health-care workers. Jobs rose by 22,800 and the jobless rate was unchanged at 7.1 percent, St..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-08 16:03
Taggar: employment, rate

Gold Rallies Above $1100


"Gold prices continue to rise, extending gains for a fourth straight session. In the North American session, gold is trading at $1108.40. On the release front, today?s key event was Unemployment Claims..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 20:18
Taggar: employment, gold, market, report, trading

Crude Under Pressure, Slides to 12-Year Low


"US Crude remains under pressure on Thursday, as crude futures trade at $34.03 per barrel in the North American session. On the release front, today’s key event was Unemployment Claims. The indic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 19:02
Taggar: employment, market, report

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Sinks to 4-Week Lows on China Concerns


"NZD/USD remains under pressure on Thursday, as the pair trades at 0.6650 in the North American session. On the release front, there are no New Zealand events on the schedule. In the US, today’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 18:14
Taggar: dollar, employment

EUR/USD ? Euro Jumps on Strong Eurozone Job Numbers


"EUR/USD has posted strong gains on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.0850 in the European session. In economic news, Eurozone Unemployment Change dropped to 10.5%. In Germany, Factory Orders easily be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 13:27
Taggar: employment, market, retail sales

USD Looking for Support from NFP


"The Jobs Report Will Arrive as Market Uncertainty Rises Due to China and Oil Price Fears The employment component has been the strongest pillar of the U.S. economy. Despite strong growth in the monthl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-07 00:02
Taggar: economy, employment, market, oil, rate, report

ADP: U.S. Increased Payrolls by Most in a Year


"Companies boosted payrolls in December by the most in a year, indicating the U.S. job market had momentum as 2015 came to a close, according to a private report based on payrolls. The 257,000 increase..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-06 16:07
Taggar: employment, market, report

German Unemployment Falls in December


"German unemployment fell by more than expected in December, figures released by the Federal Labour Office on Tuesday showed, signalling the health of the job market in Europe’s largest economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-05 17:04
Taggar: economy, employment, market

EUR/USD ? Euro Slips Under 1.08 as Slide Continues


"EUR/USD has posted losses on Tuesday, as the pair trades at 1.0770 in the European session. In economic news, Eurozone CPI posted a gain of 0.2%, short of the forecast. On the bright side, German and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-05 13:09
Taggar: cpi, employment

Gold Unchanged at $1060, US Jobless Claims Disappoint


"Gold is having a quiet day, trading at $1061.83 per ounce in the North American session. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims rose to 287 thousand, higher than expected. There was more bad news as..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-31 19:00
Taggar: chicago pmi, employment, gold, point, trading

Crude Oil Ends Dismal Year on Whimper


"WTI Crude is showing marginal movement on Thursday, as crude futures trade at $36.70 per barrel in Thursday’s North American session. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims rose to 287 thousan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-31 18:32
Taggar: chicago pmi, employment, margin, point

AUD/USD ? Aussie Slightly Higher, US Unemployment Claims Jump


"The Australian dollar is up slightly on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades just above the 0.73 line early in the North American session. On the economic front, US Unemployment Claims rose to 287 thousand, wh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-31 18:02
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment

GBP/USD ? Pound Uneventful, Markets Await US Jobless Claims


"The pound is showing limited movement on Thursday, as GBP/USD is trading at 1.4830 in the European session. In economic news, the British Housing Equity Withdrawal was lower than expected. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-31 14:57
Taggar: employment, home sales, pound, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Choppy Ahead of US Jobless Claims


"EUR/USD is showing limited movement on Thursday, as the pair trades just above the 1.09 line in the European session. German markets are closed today, and there are no European events on the schedule..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-31 13:30
Taggar: employment, market

USD/CAD ? Limited Movement in Holiday-thinned Trade


"It’s all quiet for USD/CAD on Thursday, as the pair trades slightly under the 1.39 line in the European session. Trade is expected to be subdued ahead of New Year’s, and there is only one..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-31 12:39
Taggar: employment

Gold Steady, US Jobless Claims Dip Lower


"Gold is steady on Thursday, as the spot price stands at $1075.97 per ounce in the North American session.  On the release front, it’s a very quiet day ahead of the Christmas holiday. US Unemploy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-24 21:55
Taggar: employment, gold

Gold Steady, US Jobless Claims Dip Lower


"Gold is steady on Thursday, as the spot price stands at $1075.97 per ounce in the North American session.  On the release front, it’s a very quiet day ahead of the Christmas holiday. US Unemploy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-24 21:55
Taggar: employment, gold

Crude Oil Up for Third Straight Day


"WTI Crude continues to move upwards, as crude futures trade at $38.05 per barrel in Thursday’s North American session. In the US, Unemployment Claims edged down to 267 thousand, beating the esti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-24 21:24
Taggar: employment, oil

Crude Oil Up for Third Straight Day


"WTI Crude continues to move upwards, as crude futures trade at $38.05 per barrel in Thursday’s North American session. In the US, Unemployment Claims edged down to 267 thousand, beating the esti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-24 21:24
Taggar: employment, oil

AUD/USD ? Aussie Flat In Holiday Trade


"The Australian dollar is steady on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7270 in the North American session. In economic news, the Australian CB Leading Index posted a second straight decline of 0.1%. Aust..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-24 19:00
Taggar: dollar, employment, market

AUD/USD ? Aussie Flat In Holiday Trade


"The Australian dollar is steady on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7270 in the North American session. In economic news, the Australian CB Leading Index posted a second straight decline of 0.1%. Aust..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-24 19:00
Taggar: dollar, employment, market

EUR/USD ? Slight Gains in Thin Trading Ahead of Holiday


"EUR/USD has posted slight gains on Thursday as the pair trades at 1.0950 in the European session. It’s a quiet day on the release front, with no European releases. In the US, we’ll get a l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-24 15:09
Taggar: employment

EUR/USD ? Slight Gains in Thin Trading Ahead of Holiday


"EUR/USD has posted slight gains on Thursday as the pair trades at 1.0950 in the European session. It’s a quiet day on the release front, with no European releases. In the US, we’ll get a l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-24 15:09
Taggar: employment

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Improves Despite Flat GDP


"The Canadian dollar is almost unchanged on Thursday, in light trading ahead of the Christmas holiday. In the European session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3860. Taking a look at economic events, there are..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-24 12:55
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

Oil Plunge Hurts Canada ? Worst Yet To Come


"Unemployment 6.9% in November from 4.6% a year earlier Calgary business community feels “funeral”-like, mayor says Crime is rising, home prices are falling and food banks are overwhelmed i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-23 16:12
Taggar: bank, employment, oil, spread

British Pound Year Ahead ? Brexit To Dominate 2016


"BoE in no rush to raise rates Brexit referendum to dominate proceedings Weak energy prices – a friend or foe for the U.K economy? Pound?s key support remains close to £1.4800 2015 in Review This..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-22 14:54
Taggar: economy, employment, financial, pound, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Drops Sharply After Historic Rate Hike


"The Australian dollar has nosedived on Thursday, losing close to 100 points. In the North American session, AUD/USD is trading just above the 0.71 line. The markets have returned their focus to econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-17 20:02
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, point, rate, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Steady Ahead of BOJ Statement


"USD/JPY has weakened on Thursday, as the pair trades at 122.70 in the North American session. The markets have returned their focus to economic events after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-17 19:28
Taggar: employment, market, rate

US Jobless Claims Fell Last Week


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits last week fell from a five-month high, suggesting sustained labor market healing that could lead to further Federal Reserve interest rate hikes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-17 17:58
Taggar: employment, market, rate

Gold Drops to $1060, US Jobless Claims Matches Forecast


"Gold has posted slight losses on Thursday, as the base metal trades at $1063.67 per ounce at the start of the North American session. In economic news, economic events are back in center stage after t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-17 16:12
Taggar: employment, gold, rate

Slumping Crude at 6-year Lows, Drops to $35


"WTI Crude is uneventful on Thursday, after sliding about 4 percent a day earlier. In the European session, US crude is trading at $35.37 per barrel. In economic news, there are two key indicators on t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-17 15:22
Taggar: employment, indicators, trading

Euro Shrugs Off Historic Fed Rate Hike


"EUR/USD is uneventful on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.0850 in the European session. Looking at the day’s economic events, German Ifo Business Climate posted a reading of 108.7 points, short..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-17 14:33
Taggar: employment, indicators, point

UK Wage Growth Slows Down


"The pay of workers in Britain grew at its slowest in pace since early 2015 in the three months to October, official data showed, even as strong job creation pushed down the unemployment rate. The mixe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-16 17:46
Taggar: bank, employment, market, rate

UK Unemployment Falls to 10 Year Low


"The UK unemployment rate fell to the lowest for nearly 10 years at 5.2% in the three months to October. It was the lowest jobless rate since the three-month period to January 2006, according to the Of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-16 17:41
Taggar: employment, rate

Goldman Says Inflation Will Continue to Accelerate


"Investors are looking for the next big contrarian trade after the widely expected first Fed rate hike in nearly a decade on Wednesday. A prominent Wall Street strategist believes she found it. Goldman..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-15 16:47
Taggar: employment, gold, inflation, market, rate

IMF?s Lagarde Wants Britain to Say in EU


"The managing director of the International Monetary Fund has said she wants Britain to stay in the EU, warning that a looming Brexit referendum posed a risk to the UK economy. In an upbeat assessment..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-11 16:55
Taggar: economy, employment, financial

US Retail Sales to Rise Slightly as Fed Rate Hike Awaited Next Week


"Black Friday Data to Boost American Retailers The American economy has shown mixed signs of recovery. Employment is still the strongest component and has posted two consecutive non farm payrolls (NFP)..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-10 20:52
Taggar: economy, employment, report, retail sales

US Unemployment Claims Rise to 282,000 But Overall The Positive Trend Remains


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose to a five-month high last week, but likely does not signal a deterioration in the labor market as the underlying trend remained consistent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-10 16:23
Taggar: employment, market

Australian Unemployment Falls to 5.8 after 71,800 Jobs Gain


"Australia?s unemployment rate has fallen to 5.8%, the lowest level in 20 months,following the strongest two-month period of jobs growth in 28 years. The total number of people with a job rose 71,400 i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-10 16:21
Taggar: employment, rate

US Mortgage Applications Rise Ahead of Fed Rate Hike


"Borrowers expecting the Fed to raise interest rates rushed to apply for mortgages last week. A strong monthly employment report Friday also helped the rise in mortgage applications, which jumped 1.2 p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-09 17:15
Taggar: bank, employment, rate, report

US Aging Workforce Seen as a Growth Risk


"U.S. labor force growth is set to slow further over the next decade as more Americans retire, which will confine the economy to a moderate growth path, according to government report on Tuesday. In it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-09 17:11
Taggar: economy, employment, rate, report

Gold Steadies, Climbs Back to $1080


"Gold prices have steadied on Wednesday, trading at a spot price of $1078.55 per ounce in the European session. Taking a look at economic news, the US will release Wholesale Inventories and Crude Oil I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-09 14:47
Taggar: employment, gold, oil, trading

Japanese Consumer Confidence Rises in November


"Japanese consumer confidence improved in November for the second consecutive month amid rising stocks, lower gasoline prices and better employment conditions, the government said Friday. The seasonall..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-04 17:20
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, point

AUD/USD ? Quiet as Australian Retail Sales Steady, US Posts Positive Job Data


"The Australian dollar is uneventful on Friday, as AUD/USD trades at the 0.73 line at the start of the North American session. In economic news, Australian Retail Sales posted a gain of 0.5%. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-04 15:49
Taggar: dollar, employment, rate, retail sales

USD/JPY -Yen Strengthens on Weak US PMI Report


"USD/JPY has weakened on Thursday, as the pair trades at 122.70 in the North American session. In economic news, Unemployment Claims almost matched the estimate, rising to 268 thousand. ISM Non-Manufac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-03 21:01
Taggar: employment, point

AUD/USD ? Little Net Movement as Aussie Trade Balance Disappoints, US Key Numbers Mixed


"The Australian dollar posted gains on Thursday, but was unable to consolidate and is trading just above the 0.73 line in the North American session. In economic news, Australian Trade Balance disappoi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-03 19:10
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, retail sales, trade balance, trading

NZD/USD ? Kiwi Steady on Mixed US Releases


"NZD/USD is showing limited movement on Thursday, as the pair trades at 0.6620 in the North American session. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims almost matched the estimate, rising to 268 thousan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-03 17:35
Taggar: employment, point

Gold Improves, US Unemployment Claims Meet Expectations


"Gold has improved on Thursday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1060.43 in the European session. In the US, Unemployment Claims almost matched the estimate, rising to 268 thousand. Today’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-03 15:44
Taggar: employment, gold

US Crude Struggling at $40 After Strong US Payrolls


"US Crude prices dropped sharply on Wednesday, slipping below the symbolic level of $40 per barrel. Oil has steadied on Thursday, trading at $40.57 in the European session.  the US, today?s key events..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-03 14:59
Taggar: employment, oil, trading

French Unemployment Rises to 10.6%


"The French jobless rate rose in the third quarter to 10.6% from 10.3% in the second, French national statistics agency Insee said Thursday. The figure includes data from continental France and oversea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-03 11:59
Taggar: employment, rate

Citi Says US has 65% Chance of Falling into Recession in 2016


"U.S. private employers boosted hiring in November, signaling job growth is likely strong enough to support the first Federal Reserve interest rate hike in nearly a decade when policymakers meet later..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 20:28
Taggar: employment, rate, report

ADP Private Payroll Show 217,000 New Jobs in November


"U.S. private employers boosted hiring in November, signaling job growth is likely strong enough to support the first Federal Reserve interest rate hike in nearly a decade when policymakers meet later..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 20:27
Taggar: employment, rate, report

U.S. December Interest Rate Hike Still Expected


"In spite of yesterday’s weak U.S. purchasing managers survey in which the November index (48.6) fell to its lowest level since mid-2009, market participants by and large anticipate an initial fe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 18:25
Taggar: employment, market, rate

NZD/USD ? New Zealand Dollar Dips as US Employment Report Shines


"NZD/USD has posted slight losses on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 0.6640 in the North American session. In economic news, the ADP Nonfarm Payrolls easily beat expectations, posting a gain of 217 th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 18:19
Taggar: employment

U.S. Adds 217,000 Workers in November


"Companies added more workers in November than forecast, a sign the labor market continues to strengthen, a private report based on payrolls showed. The 217,000 increase in employment was the biggest i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 16:29
Taggar: employment, market, report

Gold Close to $1070, Markets Eye ADP Nonfarm Payrolls


"Gold is steady on Wednesday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1067.30 in the European session. In the US, it’s a busy day on the event front, highlighted by ADP Nonfarm Employment Change..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 15:06
Taggar: employment, gold

Crude Flat Ahead of US Jobs Report


"US Crude remains listless this week, as crude trades at $41.36 a barrel in Wednesday’s European session. In the US, it’s a busy day on the event front, highlighted by ADP Nonfarm Employmen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 14:59
Taggar: employment, oil

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips Below 1.06 on Weak Eurozone CPI


"EUR/USD has weakened on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 1.0580 in the European session. In economic news, Spanish Unemployment Change sparkled, dropping by 27.1 thousand. There were no surprises from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-02 12:43
Taggar: cpi, employment

EUR/USD ? Euro Improves on Strong Eurozone, German Job Numbers


"EUR/USD has posted gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades at the 1.06 line in the European session. In economic news, German job numbers were sharp. Unemployment Change declined by 13 thousand, while th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-01 12:17
Taggar: employment, rate

Crude Oil Flat as US Markets Closed for Holiday


"US Crude is quiet on Thursday, after showing strong volatility a day earlier. In the European session, oil is trading at $42.91 a barrel. US markets are closed for Thanksgiving, so we can expect crude..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-26 14:30
Taggar: employment, market, oil, trading, us market

USD/JPY ? US Jobless Claims Shines, Consumer Confidence Misses Expections


"USD/JPY is showing little net change on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 122.60 in the North American session. In economic news, it?s a busy day ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday. Unemploy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-25 20:56
Taggar: consumer sentiment, durable goods, employment

AUD/USD ? Aussie Steady, US Posts Strong Jobless Claims, Durables


"The Australian dollar is steady on Wednesday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7260 in the North American session. In the US, it’s a busy day ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday. Unemployment Cl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-25 19:32
Taggar: consumer sentiment, dollar, durable goods, employment

US Unemployment Claims Fall More than Expected This Week


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, drifting back to near 42-year lows as labor market conditions continue to tighten. Initial claims for state..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-25 18:14
Taggar: employment, market

USD/SGD ? Singapore GDP Jumps, US Jobless Claims Shines


"USD/SGD is steady on Wednesday, as the pair trades slightly under the 1.41 line in the North American session. On the release front, Singapore GDP surged 1.9%. In the US, it was a busy day ahead of th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-25 18:12
Taggar: consumer sentiment, durable goods, employment

Gold Under Pressure, Unemployment Claims Shine


"Gold has posted losses on Wednesday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1070.83 at the start of the North American session. In the US, there are a host of releases ahead of the Thanksgiving holid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-25 15:47
Taggar: durable goods, employment, gold

Crude Slips to $42 Ahead of US Durables, Unemployment Claims


"US Crude has reversed directions on Wednesday and lost ground, as the oil trades just above $42 a barrel in the European session. In the US, there are a host of releases ahead of the Thanksgiving holi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-25 15:27
Taggar: durable goods, employment, goods orders, oil

AUD/USD ? Aussie Higher as US Consumer Confidence Slumps


"The Australian dollar has posted slight losses on Tuesday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7230 in the North American session. On the release front, US Preliminary GDP posted a gain of 2.1%, while CB Consumer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-24 18:32
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, durable goods, employment, goods orders, point

Gold Edges Higher, US GDP Ahead


"Gold is steady on Tuesday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1074.19 in the European session. In the US, all eyes are on Preliminary GDP. As well, the US will release CB Consumer Confidence. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-24 13:04
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, employment, gold, goods orders

Crude Oil Steady at $42 Ahead of US GDP


"US Crude is showing limited movement on Tuesday, as the pair trades at $42.26 a barrel in the European session. In the US, all eyes are on Preliminary GDP. As well, the US will release another key ind..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-24 12:25
Taggar: consumer confidence, durable goods, employment, goods orders, oil

USD/JPY ? Yen Gains as BOJ Holds Course


"USD/JPY has posted losses on Thursday, reversing the trend which has marked the pair during the week. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 122.70. In economic news, the Bank of Japan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-19 18:55
Taggar: bank, employment, trading

USD/SGD ? Sing Rally Continues, US Jobless Claims Dips


"USD/SGD continues to lose ground on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.4140 in the North American session. In economic news, Unemployment Claims improved to 271 thousand, very close to the estimate of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-19 18:21
Taggar: employment, point

AUD/USD ? Slight Gains for Aussie, US Unemployment Claims Drop


"The Australian dollar has posted modest gains on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7150 in the North American session. In economic news, there are no Australian releases on the schedule. In the US, Une..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-19 16:35
Taggar: dollar, employment

US Jobless Claims Hover Near Forty Year Low


"Initial jobless claims in the U.S. continued to hover around four-decade lows last week as the labor market strengthens toward full employment. Applications submitted to state agencies for unemploymen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-19 16:09
Taggar: employment, market, report

Oil Steady at $40, US Jobless Claims Improve


"US Crude is showing limited movement on Thursday, trading at $40.00 a barrel early at the start of the North American session. In the US, Unemployment Claims improved to 271 thousand, very close to th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-19 15:52
Taggar: employment, trading

Gold Steady as Fed Guessing Game Continues


"Gold is showing limited movement on Thursday, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1073.88 in the European session. Taking a look at economic news, today?s key events are Unemployment Claims and th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-19 14:04
Taggar: employment, gold, market

EUR/USD ? Weak Euro Shrugs off FOMC Minutes, Markets Mull Rate Move


"EUR/USD has pasted small gains on Thursday, as the pair trades at the 1.07 line in the European session. In economic news, the ECB will release a summary of its most recent policy meeting. Over in the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-19 13:07
Taggar: employment

OANDA ? USD/CAD Lower After FOMC Minutes Reaction


"The USD/CAD is lower after the debate between Fed members decreases the probability of a rate hike in December. Employment data in the U.S. was strong, but inflation and retail sales have shown tepid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-18 22:05
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady Ahead of Fed Minutes


"EUR/USD is showing slight movement on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 1.0670 in the European session. There are no Eurozone events on the schedule. Over in the US, today’s key events are Buildi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-18 13:42
Taggar: employment

October FOMC Minutes to Reveal Insiders View on U.S. Rates


"Employment, Retail Sales and Inflation Hurdles Cleared Ahead of December Rate Decision The USD appreciated against major pairs after the statement from the October Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 22:19
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate, retail sales

US Inflation Final Domino in Fed Rate Hike Decision


"Inflation numbers from the United States on Tuesday could be the provide the final domino in the Federal Reserve’s track to raise interest rates next month. Earlier in November a robust report o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-16 18:32
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate, report

USD/JPY ? Yen Remains Steady, US Posts Mixed Employment Data


"It’s been a quiet week for USD/JPY, which is trading at 122.70 in the North American session on Thursday. On the economic front, there was only one Japanese event on the schedule, with the Japan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-12 20:17
Taggar: employment, market, point, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Higher After Stellar Australian Employment Data


"The Australian dollar has posted gains on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades at the 0.71 line in the North American session. It’s been a busy day, with key releases from both Australia and the US . In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-12 18:48
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, rate

NZD/USD ? New Zealand Dollar Steady, US Posts Mixed Job Numbers


"NZD/USD has posted slight losses on Thursday, trading just above the 0.65 line in the North American session. In New Zealand, the Manufacturing Index dipped to 53.3 points. The Food Price Index disapp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-12 17:50
Taggar: employment, market, point, price index, trading

US Jobless Claims Total 276,000 Slightly Above Estimate


"New U.S. applications for unemployment benefits last week held steady at levels consistent with sustained labor market strength that could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-12 16:38
Taggar: employment, market, rate

Oil Slide Continues, Unemployment Claims Unchanged at 276K


"WTI crude continues to lose ground this week. At the start of the North American session on Thursday, oil is trading at $42.34. In economic news, the markets are focused on US employment numbers. Unem..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-12 15:42
Taggar: employment, market, oil, point, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Drifting in Light Holiday Trade


"The Australian dollar is showing little movement on Wednesday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7050 in the North American session. Wednesday is a very quiet day on the economic front, with no releases out of A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-11 18:31
Taggar: dollar, employment, market

Oil Unchanged at $44, US Markets on Holiday


"WTI crude is unchanged on Wednesday, trading at $43.63 a barrel in the European session. In economic news, there are no economic releases out of the US, as the markets are closed for Veterans Day. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-11 14:54
Taggar: employment, market, trading

UK Unemployment Falls but Wage Growth Disappoints


"The U.K. labor market continued to improve in the three months to September but wage growth was below expectations, according to the latest data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS). In its la..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-11 14:22
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report

Oil Prices Flat to Start Off Week


"WTI crude is unchanged on Monday, trading at $45.01 a barrel in the European session. It’s a quiet start to the week, with just one US event on the schedule. We?ll get a further look at employme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 14:42
Taggar: employment, market, trading

Gold Slips Below $1100 After Super US Nonfarm Payrolls


"Gold has posted small gains on Monday, following sharp losses on Friday after the US Nonfarm Payrolls report. In Monday’s European session, the gold spot price is at $1092.96 per ounce. In the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 13:57
Taggar: employment, gold, market, report

EUR/USD ? Slight Recovery After Black Friday


"The euro slide has halted, at least for now, as EUR/USD has started the new trading week with gains on Monday. In the European session, the pair is trading at 1.0770. In economic news, there are on ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 12:41
Taggar: employment, trading

Markets Now Ready for December Fed Liftoff


"If December was a ?live possibility? for a rate hike prior to the October jobs report then today?s numbers may have just sealed the deal, after a staggering 271,000 jobs were added in the month and un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 16:57
Taggar: employment, rate, report

Election Workers Support Canada?s Job Gains


"Canadian employment rose more than economists forecast in October with most of the increase coming from temporary workers hired to prepare for a federal election. The job rolls grew by 44,400 with the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 16:27
Taggar: employment, rate

U.S Payrolls Climb Most This Year


"Employment in October surged by the most this year, wage growth accelerated and the jobless rate fell to 5 percent, signs of labor-market durability Federal Reserve policy makers are looking for as th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 16:02
Taggar: employment, market, rate

USD/SGD ? Greenback Rally Continues Ahead of US Nonfarm Payrolls


"USD/SGD has posted slight gains on Friday, as the pair continues its upward trend for a third straight day. In the European session, the pair is trading just shy of the 1.41 line. The markets are keep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 14:26
Taggar: employment, market, rate, trading

Gold Flat Ahead of US Job Reports


"Gold is flat on Friday, trading at a spot price of $1107.96 per ounce in the European session. The markets are keeping a close watch on US employment data, as Nonfarm Payrolls and the unemployment rat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 12:27
Taggar: employment, gold, market, rate, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro in Holding Pattern Ahead of Key NFP


"The euro slide has halted, at least for now, as EUR/USD trades quietly at 1.0870 line in Friday’s European session. In economic news, German numbers continue to disappoint, as Industrial Product..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-06 12:06
Taggar: employment, industrial production, market, point, rate

NFP Could Turn Hike Possibility into Reality


"December Employment Data to Decide December Interest Rate Hike Fate The statement for the October Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting rekindled the possibility of an interest rate hike by the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 21:07
Taggar: employment, market, rate

USD/SGD ? Greenback Rally Continues, Markets Await Key NFP Report


"USD/SGD has posted slight gains on Thursday, continuing the upward trend which began a day earlier. Taking a look at economic releases, US Unemployment Claims rose to 276, missing expectations. We?ll..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 19:58
Taggar: employment

AUD/USD ? Markets Eye RBA Statement


"The Australian dollar is steady on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7150 in the North American session. Taking a look at economic releases, US Unemployment Claims rose to 276, missing expectations. We..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 19:13
Taggar: dollar, employment

USD/JPY ? Yen Touches 122, US Jobless Claims Disappoints


"USD/JPY has posted small gains on Thursday, as the pair trades at 121.60 in the North American session. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims rose to 276, missing expectations. We?ll also hear from..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 17:55
Taggar: employment, market

US Weekly Jobless Claims Rose to 8 Month High


"New U.S. applications for unemployment benefits last week recorded their largest increase in eight months, but remained at levels consistent with a fairly healthy labor market. Initial claims for stat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 17:04
Taggar: employment, market

Oil Flat as Markets Eye US Jobless Claims


"WTI crude is little changed on Thursday, trading at $46.34 a barrel at the start of the North American session. Taking a look at US releases, today’s highlight is Unemployment Claims. We’l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 15:07
Taggar: employment, market, oil, trading

Slumping Gold Heads Toward $1100 Line


"Gold is steady on Thursday, trading at a spot price of $1109.47 per ounce in the European session. In the US, today’s highlight is Unemployment Claims. On Friday, we’ll get a look at one o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 14:33
Taggar: employment, gold, market, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Slide Continues Ahead of US Jobless Claims


"This week’s euro slide continues, as the pair trades at 1.0860 line in Thursday’s European session. In economic news, it’s a busy day in the Eurozone and the US, highlighted by US Un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 14:05
Taggar: employment, indicators, market, point

NZD/USD ? NZ Dollar Slide Continues on Weak NZ Job Numbers


"NZD/USD continues to lose ground on Wednesday, as the pair trades just below the 0.66 line in the North American session. The New Zealand dollar lost ground as New Zealand employment numbers disappoin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-04 18:40
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, rate

Crude Oil Slips on Brazil Worries


"WTI crude is little changed on Wednesday, trading at $45.85 a barrel in the European session.  In the US, there are three key releases ? ADP Nonfarm Payrolls, Trade Balance and ISM Non-Manufacturing P..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-04 14:56
Taggar: employment, oil, trade balance, trading

Gold?s Losing Streak Continues, Markets Await ADP Nonfarm Payrolls


"Gold continues to lose ground, as the metal trades at a spot price of $1117.85 per ounce in Wednesday’s European session. In the US, there are three key releases ? ADP Nonfarm Payrolls, Trade Ba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-04 14:19
Taggar: employment, gold, trade balance

Euro Struggling, Slips Under 1.10


"EUR/USD is showing little movement on Tuesday, as the pair trades slightly below the 1.10 line in Tuesday’s European session. It could shape up to be an uneventful day, as there are no major eve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-03 11:35
Taggar: employment

USD/CAD ? All Quiet as Markets Await Canadian GDP


"USD/CAD is flat on Friday, as the pair trades at 1.3160 in the European session. It should be a busy day on Friday, as we await three key events on Friday. The US will release two key events, Employme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-30 13:56
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, inflation

GBP/USD ? Steady Ahead of US Inflation, Consumer Confidence


"GBP/USD has posted modest gains on Friday, as the pair trades just at 1.5350 in the European session. In Friday’s economic news, British GfK Consumer Confidence dipped to 2 points, marking a 4-m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-30 13:03
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, employment, point

USD/JPY ? Dollar Breaks Above 121, Markets Eye Japanese Inflation


"USD/JPY has posted slight gains on Thursday, as the pair trades slightly above the 121 line in the North American session. In Thursday?s economic news, US Advance GDP was close to the estimate, and Un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-29 19:03
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators, inflation

USD/CAD ? Fed?s Hawkish Statement Sends Loonie on Roller Coaster Ride


"USD/CAD is steady on Thursday, following sharp volatility due to the Fed policy statement a day earlier. The pair is trading at 1.3190 early in the North American session. In Thursday’s economic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-29 15:27
Taggar: employment, inflation, trading

GBP/USD ? Flat as Pair Hugs 1.54 Line


"GBP/USD is unchanged on Friday, as the pair trades at the 1.54 line in the European session. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims beat the estimate for a second straight week and housing numbers l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-23 12:43
Taggar: employment, report

Gold Shows Little Reaction to ECB Remarks, Positive US Numbers


"Gold has posted small gains on Friday, as the spot price is $1162 per ounce early in the European session. In economic news, ECB head Mario Draghi hinted that the ECB would likely take further easing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-23 12:02
Taggar: employment, gold

EUR/USD ? Euro Sinks as Draghi Hints at Further Easing


"EUR/USD has posted slight gains on Friday, as the pair trades at 1.1130 in the European session. The euro plunged some 250 points on Thursday, as ECB head Mario Draghi hinted that the ECB would likely..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-23 11:08
Taggar: employment, point

AUD/USD ? Aussie Ignores Weak Australian Business Confidence Report


"The Australian dollar is unchanged on Thursday, as AUD/USD trades at 0.7210 in the North American session. In economic news, Australian NAB Quarterly Business Confidence slipped to 0 points in the thi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-22 18:42
Taggar: dollar, employment, point

USD/JPY ? Dollar Punches Past 120 on Strong Employment, Housing Data


"USD/JPY has posted gains on Thursday, continuing the upward trend we’ve seen all week. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 120.40. In economic news, there are no Japanese relea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-22 17:36
Taggar: employment, trading

Gold ? Steady as US Jobless Claims Remains Sharp


"Gold is showing little movement on Thursday, the spot price is $1164 per ounce early in the North American session. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims beat expectations for a second straight wee..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-22 16:29
Taggar: employment, gold, home sales

US Weekly Jobless Claims At New 30 Year Lows


"The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, remaining at levels consistent with a fairly healthy labor market. Initial claims for state..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-22 15:13
Taggar: employment, market

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Sinks on BOC?s Pessimistic Growth Outlook


"USD/CAD is steady in Thursday’s European session, trading at 1.3130. The Canadian dollar took a hit on Wednesday, as the pair jumped over 150 points following a pessimistic report from the Bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-22 14:18
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, employment, point, report, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher After Superb UK Retail Sales


"GBP/USD has posted gains on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.5480 in the European session. The pound reacted positively as British Retail Sales posted an excellent gain of 1.9%. In the US, we?ll get..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-22 13:38
Taggar: employment, pound, retail sales

EUR/USD ? Markets Await ECB Rate Decision


"EUR/USD has posted slight losses on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.1310 the European session. On the economic front, the Spanish Unemployment Rate dropped to 21.2% in the second quarter, beating ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-22 12:18
Taggar: employment, rate

Gold Unchanged Ahead of US Jobless Report


"Gold is unchanged on Wednesday, as the spot price is $1177 per ounce early in the North American session. The only economic release on the schedule is US Crude Oil Inventories. As well, FOMC member Je..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-21 14:25
Taggar: employment, gold, oil

BOJ Maintains Regional Assessments Despite China Slowdown


"The Bank of Japan on Monday maintained its assessment of all nine regional economies from July on the back of improving capital investment and employment conditions, despite the slump in Chinese and e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-19 17:01
Taggar: bank, employment, investment, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Holds Own Despite Weak Australian Job Numbers


"Australian dollar is unchanged on Thursday, as the pair trades at 0.7338 in the North American session. AUD/USD gained about 100 points on Wednesday, taking advantage of a broadly-weaker US dollar. Ta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-15 20:13
Taggar: cpi, dollar, employment, point

USD/JPY ? Yen Moves Higher on Mixed US Numbers


"The Japanese yen rally is continuing on Thursday, as USD/JPY has posted modest losses on Thursday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 118.40. The yen has enjoyed a strong week, gain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-15 19:21
Taggar: cpi, employment, point, trading

US Jobless Claims Match A Four Decade Low


"The number of Americans submitting applications for jobless benefits unexpectedly declined last week to match the fewest in four decades. Initial unemployment claims dropped by 7,000 to 255,000 in the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-15 15:46
Taggar: employment, report

USD/CAD ? Slightly Higher as US CPI Declines, Jobless Claims Down


"The Canadian dollar is slightly down on Thursday, following strong gains a day earlier. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading at the 1.2940. There are no Canadian releases on Thursd..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-15 14:59
Taggar: cpi, dollar, employment, trading

GBP/USD ? Unchanged Ahead of Key US Inflation, Job Data


"GBP/USD is almost unchanged on Thursday, in sharp contrast to the pound rally on Wednesday, when GBP/USD surged over 200 points. There are no UK releases on Thursday. It?s another busy day in the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-15 14:11
Taggar: cpi, employment, market, point, pound

EUR/USD ? Little Movement Ahead of US CPI


"EUR/USD is showing little movement on Thursday, as the pair is trading at 1.1470 in the European session. There are no major releases out of the Eurozone today. It’s another busy day in the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-15 12:43
Taggar: cpi, employment, market, trading

AUD/USD ? Markets Eye Aussie Employment Numbers


"AUD/USD is showing little movement on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 0.7260 in the North American session. In the US, inflation levels remain listless, as PPI posted a decline of 0.5%, missing expec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 20:06
Taggar: employment, inflation, retail sales

UK Jobless Rate Hits 7-Year Low, BoE to Note Cooler Pay Growth


"Britain’s jobless rate has fallen to its lowest level in more than seven years but pay growth was a bit slower than expected, suggesting the labour market is not hot enough to speed up a Bank of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 14:33
Taggar: bank, employment, market, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps as Unemployment Rate Dips


"GBP/USD is up about 100 points on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 1.5360 in the European session. The pound received a boost as the unemployment rate fell to 5.4% in September. Unemployment Claims, h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 14:07
Taggar: employment, point, pound, rate

USD/CAD ? All Quiet as US, Canadian Markets on Holiday


"The Canadian dollar is almost unchanged on Monday, as the pair trades at 1.2950 in the North American session. Markets in both Canada and the US are closed for bank holidays, so trade in USD/CAD will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-12 16:32
Taggar: bank, dollar, employment, market

Week Ahead in FX: USD Fate Hanging on Retail Sales


"USD Lower after Fed Minutes as 2015 Rate Hike Hopes Evaporate The USD has been weak across the board after the non farm payrolls report on Friday, October 2. U.S. employment had been a solid pillar of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-09 21:35
Taggar: employment, point, rate, report

USD/CAD ? Higher on Dovish Fed Minutes


"USD/CAD has posted gains on Friday, as the pair slightly above the 1.29 line in the European session. Taking a look at economic releases, Canada will release key employment numbers later in the day &#..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-09 14:08
Taggar: employment, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Unchanged on Dovish Tones from Fed, ECB


"GBP/USD is unchanged on Friday, as the pair trades at 1.5350 in European trading. The Federal Reserve released its minutes on Thursday, which indicated that policymakers were hesitant to raise rates d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-09 12:40
Taggar: economy, employment, rate, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Slightly Higher As Fed, ECB Sound Cautious Tone


"EUR/USD continues to post modest gains on Friday, and the pair trades above the 1.13 line in the European session. The Federal Reserve released its minutes on Thursday, which indicated that policymake..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-09 11:25
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

USD/JPY ? Rangebound as Yen Stuck at 120 Level


"USD/JPY is trading quietly on Thursday, as the pair trades just below the 120 line early in the North American session. In economic news, Japanese numbers were mixed, as Core Machinery Orders posted a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-08 17:18
Taggar: employment, trading

Australian Official Cash Rate Left at Record Low of 2.0%


"After the expected decision not to change monetary policy, the Reserve Bank of Australia Board published a statement making similar points to the prior monthly meeting release.  The current stanc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-06 16:57
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, point

Asian Stocks Rise After Poor NFP Could Delay US Rate Hike


"Asian stocks rose early on Monday after prospects of a near-term interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve ebbed in the wake of Friday’s weaker-than-expected U.S. employment data. Data released..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-05 03:48
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report

Week Ahead in FX: USD Shrugs Off Dissapointing NFP


"Lower Than Expected U.S. Employment numbers have eased pressure on the Fed but Will Force Other Central Banks into Action. The highly awaited U.S. non farm payrolls report (NFP) dissapointed an alread..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-02 21:08
Taggar: bank, employment, market, point, report

What to Make of the Market?s Reaction to the U.S. Jobs Data?


"In a wide range of respects, the  labor market report fell far short of analyst expectations.  The level of nonfarm payroll jobs was about 100K lower than forecast.  Employment growth o..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-02 16:30
Taggar: employment, employment growth, market, point, report

NFP Misses Expectations with 142K Jobs Eases Pressure on Fed


"The U.S. economy added 142,000 jobs in September, when more than 200,000 were forecasted. The August numbers were revised as expected but investors got a shock as the number was lower as the upward re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-02 15:12
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

U.S. Jobs Statistics to Dominate this Friday Session


"Ninety minutes ahead of the U.S. labor force report, the dollar shows small gains of 0.3% against the yen and 0.2% relative to the euro and Swiss franc.  The U.S. currency is unchanged against th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-02 13:40
Taggar: currency, dollar, employment, employment growth, kiwi, loonie, report

Dollar Higher Ahead Of NFP


"The dollar edged higher on Friday before a U.S. employment report that may bolster expectations the Federal Reserve will raise U.S. interest rates this year, for the first time in almost a decade. Sin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-02 11:20
Taggar: currencies, dollar, employment, rate, report

Fed?s Williams Renews 2015 Rate Hike Comments


"San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams on Thursday renewed his call for an interest-rate hike “sometime later this year,” citing near-full employment and rapidly rising..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-02 04:12
Taggar: bank, employment, rate

NFP Expected to Break 200k Piling Pressure on Fed to Hike


"Employment indicators strength raises further questions about the Fed’s inaction. The American jobs component has posted a positive trend gathering momentum since Wednesday’s release of th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-01 21:35
Taggar: employment, indicators, report

U.S Weekly Claims Point To Firmer Jobs Market


"The number of new applications for U.S. jobless benefits rose modestly last week and a gauge of the trend in claims fell, pointing to ongoing tightening in the labor market that could push the Federal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-01 15:20
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

German Unemployment Rises


"German unemployment unexpectedly rose in September in a sign that Europe?s largest economy is not immune to risks from slowing growth in emerging markets. Joblessness increased a seasonally adjusted 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-30 15:46
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

ADP Increase 200,000


"Companies stepped up hiring in September, indicating the U.S. job market is standing firm in the face of weaker global demand, according to a private report based on payrolls. A 200,000 increase in em..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-30 15:36
Taggar: employment, market, report

US Jobs and China Factories to Define Week in Forex


"U.S. Employment Week Kicks off with ADP as China Releases Manufacturing PMI data Federal Reserve rhetoric has given the USD a pass after the September 17, monetary policy meeting when rates were held..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-29 22:25
Taggar: employment, market, rate

US Dollar Seeks Support


"On the fundamental front, this coming week is a busy one with many key data releases giving an updated look at global growth. In Australasia, Japan’s key quarterly Bank of Japan (BoJ) Tankan sur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-28 12:53
Taggar: bank, employment, report, retail sales

US NFP Expected at 190,000


"The U.S. labor market appears to be a tugboat, churning ahead through stormy overseas economic waves. This week?s employment report for September is expected to produce another solid gain in jobs: eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-28 04:20
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report

Week Ahead in FX: NFP to Fall on Fed?s Deaf Ears


"Next week the U.S. will release three important employment indicators. After a disappointing September FOMC that did not bring the much-awaited first interest rate hike came a round of contradictory s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-25 20:14
Taggar: bank, employment, indicators, inflation, point, rate

US Unemployment Claims Still Pointing to a Strong Jobs Component


"The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week yet remained at a low level consistent with solid job growth. The Labor Department says weekly applications for jobless ai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-24 18:18
Taggar: employment

BOE Chief Economist Says Rate Cut Could Be Here Sooner


"The Bank of England may have to cut interest rates rather than raise them as its next move because of the risks of inflation remaining low and a crisis in emerging economies hurting world growth, BoE..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-21 03:07
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, rate

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to Eight-Week Low


"The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in eight weeks, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen despite the recent tigh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-17 15:24
Taggar: employment, financial, market

PIMCO Advisor Says Data Dependency is Not Monetary Policy


"The Federal Open Market Committee will announce Thursday whether it will raise its benchmark fed funds rate for the first time in more than nine years. Fed Chair Janet Yellen has said the committee..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-16 15:34
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, market, rate

Why Can?t the Euro Zone Tackle Unemployment?


"The Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers are gathering for yet another summer meeting this weekend. But, for once, it’s not Greece topping the agenda. Instead, officials will be discussing h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 11:25
Taggar: currency, employment, finance

Larry Summers Says Rate Hike Not a Risk Worth Taking


"Data on the three areas the Federal Reserve cares about most?inflation, employment and financial stability?are all indicating the central bank should hold off on raising interest rates, former Treasur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-10 18:45
Taggar: bank, employment, financial, inflation, rate

US Unemployment Claims Fell to 275,000


"The U.S. labor market appeared to gain momentum in early September as fewer Americans filed for weekly unemployment benefits, but weak inflation pressures may complicate the Federal Reserve’s de..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-10 16:35
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate

Australian Unemployment Falls in August to 6.2%


"Australia?s unemployment rate fell to 6.2% in August despite disappointing economic growth and turmoil on the world?s stock markets. The total number of people with jobs rose 7,400 in the month, the A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-10 16:31
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, oil, point, rate

It?s Labor Day: Here?s the State of the Jobs Market


"As it?s Labor Day, here are a few facts about the U.S. jobs market. ? The unemployment rate was 5.1% in August. While officials say that understates the number of Americans who want work but have give..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-07 21:42
Taggar: employment, market, rate

Central Banks of Canada and England to Hold as Fed Ponders Hike


"US Employment Proves Inconclusive to Fed Rate Hike Timing The USD dollar ended the week higher against major currencies after a week of volatility that showed the struggles of the global economy to gr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-04 18:20
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, economy, employment, rate

Dollar Holds onto Gains as NFP Disappoint


"US nonfarm payrolls released today were disappointing for dollar bulls, but that did not prevent the US currency from rising. The thing is that, while employment growth was below foreca..."

BOC Expected to Hold After Proactive Cuts Validated by Economic Data


"Trade balance, employment and a slight touch of recession showed Bank of Canada make the right call with its monetary policy this year The week of August 31 to September 4 gave the market a plethora o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-04 17:07
Taggar: bank, employment, indicators, market, trade balance

US Payrolls Rise by 173,000 as Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.1%


"Employers added 173,000 workers in August and the jobless rate dropped to 5.1 percent, the lowest since April 2008 and a level that the Federal Reserve considers to be full employment. The gain in pay..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-04 15:20
Taggar: employment, rate, report

NFP to Have Last Say on September Rate Hike


"August employment data to decide Fed Interest Rate Hike Timing The August non farm payrolls (NFP) employment report will be released two weeks before the Federal Reserve’s September Federal Open..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-03 21:15
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report

August Job Revisions Could Give Fed Wrong Idea About Employment


"The U.S. government has initially underestimated job growth for almost every August over the last decade, a trend that could make it harder for the Federal Reserve to decide if an upcoming employment..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-03 17:44
Taggar: employment, rate, report

Europe?s Unemployment Hits 3 Year Low


"Unemployment across the euro zone fell in July to its lowest level in more than 3 years. The unemployment rate across the 19 euro zone member states averaged 10.9 percent in July, the lowest level sin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-01 16:17
Taggar: employment, rate

Week Ahead in FX: China Indecision Could Delay Fed Rate Hike


"Only U.S. employment could Restore Fed to September Hike Timeline Chinese officials learnt a big lesson on the speed of market reactions this week. The Chinese government miscalculated the effect of n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-28 22:28
Taggar: employment, investment, market

Lots of Data to Process


"The last Friday of August brought forth an exhausting ton of released data:  Japanese consumer prices, retail sales, household spending and income, and unemployment; also eurozone sentiment, Germ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-28 17:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi, employment, retail sales

Markit Flash U.S. Manufacturing PMI


"Manufacturing PMI drops to its lowest level since October 2013 Output, new orders and employment all expand at slower rates in August Input cost inflation picks up fractionally, but remains well below..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-21 16:07
Taggar: employment, inflation, manufacture, rate

US Jobless Claims Remain At Historic Lows


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits last week remained historically low. Jobless claims increased by 4,000 to 277,000 in the week ended Aug. 15, a Labor Department report showed T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-20 15:07
Taggar: employment, report

Week Ahead in FX: Fed Minutes and China Manufacturing in Focus


"U.S Data Dependency Looks to FOMC Minutes Starting with the U.S. non farm payrolls report, China?s devaluation of the Yuan and the release of U.S. retail sales numbers investors have been getting mixe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-14 12:05
Taggar: economy, employment, report, retail sales

US Jobless Claims Rise Last Week


"The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but the trend continued to point to a strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state unempl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-13 17:14
Taggar: employment, market, point

US Businesses Increased Stockpiles in June


"U.S. businesses boosted their stockpiles in June by the largest amount in more than two years. The Commerce Department says businesses increased their stockpiles by 0.8 percent in June, the biggest in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-13 17:09
Taggar: employment

UK Wage Growth Falls to Three-Month Low, Jobless Rate Steady


"British wage growth fell by more than expected to hit its lowest in three months in June, official data showed on Wednesday, while the unemployment rate held steady over the same period. Growth in ave..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-12 15:08
Taggar: employment, rate

Fed?s Fisher Says Inflation Very Low


"U.S. inflation is only temporarily “very low” due in part to commodity prices, while the U.S. economy has nearly achieved full employment, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer sai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-10 15:16
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, oil

Week Ahead in FX: Retail Sales Next Hurdle for September Rate Hike


"Strong US Retail Sales Needed to Validate the Fed’s September Rate Hike The non farm payrolls report (NFP) gave the USD a boost in a week that was full of economic indicator releases. The positi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-07 22:06
Taggar: employment, rate, report, retail sales

EUR/USD Grows After Volatility Caused by Employment Report


"EUR/USD benefited from the uncertainty and volatility caused by the US employment report that was released today. At first, it was considered as dollar-positive, but afte..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-07 21:12
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, report, trading

A Slew of Market Factors this Friday


"The dollar has risen 0.4% against the euro, loonie and sterling.  It got a boost from the monthly Labor Department jobs report, which showed Unchanged unemployment (5.3%), participation rate (62..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-07 17:14
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, rate, report

Canada Labor Force Survey July 2015


"Employment was little changed in July (+6,600 or 0.0%) and the unemployment rate remained at 6.8% for the sixth consecutive month. Compared with 12 months earlier, employment increased by 161,000 or 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-07 14:59
Taggar: employment, rate

US July Payrolls Produce Broad Based Gains


"Employers added 215,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate held at a seven-year low of 5.3 percent, signs of further progress in the U.S. labor market that?s keeping the Federal Reserve on the pat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-07 14:53
Taggar: employment, market, rate

NFP to Decide Fed Rate Hike Timing


"Employment Data Key to Federal Reserve Interest Rate Decision The U.S. dollar managed to trade in a tight range on ?Super Thursday? as the Bank of England was more dovish than expected leaving the Fed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-06 20:45
Taggar: bank, dollar, employment, rate, report

NFP Could Drive Gold Under $1,000


"Gold prices were marching lower ahead of a key employment report that is expected to set the tone for the battered precious metal. The Friday jobs report could prove a critical tipping point for the y..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-06 16:18
Taggar: bear, employment, gold, market, point, report

US Jobless Claims Rise But Employment Trend Strong


"The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, suggesting labor market conditions are continuing to tighten. Initial claims for state unem..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-06 15:43
Taggar: employment, market

USD/CAD Canadian Trade Deficit Boosts Loonie but US ISM Clips Wings


"Canadian Trade Deficit Shrinks While US Balloons The USD/CAD had a volatile trading day on Wednesday. The USD continued to trade higher versus the Canadian dollar in the Asian trading session at aroun..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-05 21:47
Taggar: dollar, employment, rate, trading

Mixed Reports Bring Volatility to EUR/USD


"EUR/USD had been trading with a moderate bearish bias today before the US macroeconomic reports hit the market. Initially, it rallied following poor data on the employment sit..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-05 16:49
Taggar: bear, employment, market, rate, report, trading

U.S. Dollar Finished July Lower on Weak U.S. Labor Cost Data


"The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Friday, ending a decent month on a sour note as a record-low rise in U.S. employment costs in the second quarter dialed back bets the Federal Reserve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-03 03:20
Taggar: currencies, dollar, employment, rate

U.S. Jobs Data Not Expected to Greatly Influence Rate Hike


"The July employment report in the coming week might in some ways be like a jump ball in the final minutes of a tied basketball game. That’s because there’s an atmosphere of August madness..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-03 03:05
Taggar: employment, rate, report

Week Ahead in FX: USD to Face Payrolls Challenge


"Avalanche of Economic Indicators to be Release with All Eyes on U.S. Non-farm Payrolls There is an avalanche of economic indicators next week. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), the Bank of England..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 23:00
Taggar: bank, employment, indicators

EUR/USD Bounces After Three-Day Decline


"EUR/USD jumped more than 1% today, almost erasing the previous three-day decline. Some attributed the bounce to a couple of negative economic reports from the United Stat..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 16:45
Taggar: employment, point, report

Worst ECI Reading Since 1982 Gives Fed a Headache


"The employment cost index has thrown a major spanner in the works today, following its lowest reading since 1982. While many view other metrics as holding more importance, in my view there are few mor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 15:23
Taggar: employment

US Jobless Claims Increased Last Week


"The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits increased last week, but remained near cycle lows in a sign that the jobs market was gaining steam. Initial claims for state u..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-30 17:02
Taggar: employment, market

Fed Comments Push Dollar Higher Awaiting US Q2 GDP


"USD Gains After Subtle FOMC Statement The Federal Reserve wrapped up its two day monetary policy meeting and as expected did not announce a rate change. The market was waiting to review the language o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-29 22:42
Taggar: employment, market, rate

FOMC Policy Statement a Very Close Facsimile of the Prior One


"Officials made even fewer modifications in the wording than the scant amount I was expecting, and the only changes came in the first paragraph describing economic conditions.  The labor market &#..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-29 20:48
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate

FOMC Preview


"The last FOMC meeting on June 16-17 upgraded growth on improved household consumption, spoke of continuing progress on the mandates to maximize employment and secure a 2.0% inflation target, but decid..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-29 16:46
Taggar: consumption, dollar, employment, inflation, rate

U.S. Jobless Claims Lowest Since 1973


"The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits last week dropped to its lowest level in more than 41-1/2 years, suggesting the labor market maintained a sturdy pace of job g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-24 03:50
Taggar: economy, employment, market

US Jobless Claims Hit Lowest Level Since 1973


"The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits last week fell to its lowest level in more than 41-1/2 years, suggesting job growth remained solid despite slowing in June. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-23 17:18
Taggar: employment

Jobless Claims Plunge to Lowest Level Since 1973


"The number of people who applied for U.S. unemployment benefits slid to the lowest level since 1973 in the seven days ended July 18, another sign of strong labor-market conditions. New applications fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-23 15:24
Taggar: employment, market

US Jobless Claims Fall Signalling Solid Labor Market


"The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a solid labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 15..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-16 16:49
Taggar: employment, market, point

Fed?s Yellen Attacked on Capitol Hill


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appeared before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday to deliver a monetary policy report. In her prepared testimony released earlier, she said the U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-16 07:32
Taggar: employment, financial, market, rate, report

UK Unemployment Rate Rises for First Time in Over Two Years, Earnings Growth Faster


"Britain’s unemployment rate unexpectedly rose for the first time since 2013 in the three months to May, official data showed on Wednesday. But the Office for National Statistics also said total..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-15 14:59
Taggar: employment, rate

Canada Loses 6,400 Jobs in June


"The Canadian economy lost 6,400 jobs in June as gains in full-time work were offset by losses of part-time jobs, Statistics Canada says. The data agency reported Friday that the jobless rate stayed st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-10 15:16
Taggar: economy, employment, rate, report

US Weekly Jobless Rise to 297,000


"New applications for U.S. unemployment insurance benefits rose last week to their highest rate since February, but remained at levels considered consistent with a firming labor market. Initial claims..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-09 16:44
Taggar: employment, market, rate

BOJ Maintains Assessment on Regional Economies


"The Bank of Japan on Monday maintained its assessments of eight of nine regional economies on the back of improving employment and income conditions as the country’s economy continues to recover..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-07 16:04
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, rate, report

U.S. Employment Stronger while AUD and CAD Expected Lower


"Australia, Canada and the U.S. will release important employment indicators this week. Australia;s employment is expected flat after the surprising growth last month of 42,000 when the forecast called..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-06 17:41
Taggar: employment, indicators

What Lies Ahead for Greece


"On Sunday, Greek voters decisively rejected a proposal from the nation’s creditors to swap new refinancing of Greece’s 342.5 billion euro in debt in exchange for tax increases and deep cut..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-06 01:33
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

U.S. Dollar Eases after Jobs Data


"The dollar slipped in early Asian trading on Friday, as disappointing U.S. employment data and caution ahead of Greece’s referendum on bailout conditions kept the market mood subdued. Against it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-03 06:19
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, point, trading

Investors Warm to Japan Property


"Japan’s economy is barely growing, its population is falling and wages have long been stagnant, but investors both inside and outside the country see surprisingly big opportunities in its proper..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-03 05:52
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, market

Comment on U.S. Labor Market Report, Inflation, and Fed Thinking


"Growth in nonfarm payroll employment slowed in the first half of 2015.  The monthly average increase had been similar in the first and second halves of 2013 at 195K and 204K, respectively, and th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-02 17:33
Taggar: employment, rate

EUR/USD Continues to Move Down


"EUR/USD demonstrated losses for the second consecutive session as economic news from the United States was fairly positive, especially the bigger-than-expected employment grow..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-01 17:16
Taggar: employment, employment growth, rate

Asian Equities Lower after Greece


"Asian stocks headed south at the open on Friday amid dwindling hopes of Greek deal and as Japan released a raft of economic data.  Japan’s core consumer price index (CPI) ticked up 0.1 percent f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-26 02:51
Taggar: cpi, employment, price index, rate

Japan CPI up 0.1% in May


"Japan’s core consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.1 percent on-year in May, just a tad above expectations. The unemployment rate was steady at 3.3 percent in May, while household expenditures rose..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-26 02:40
Taggar: cpi, employment, price index, rate

U.S. Consumer Prices Increase Strongly


"U.S. consumer prices in May recorded their largest increase in more than two years as gasoline prices surged, suggesting the drag on inflation from lower oil prices was fading.  Other data on Thursday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 06:13
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, oil

Fed?s Yellen: Tentative Signs of Wage Growth ?Not Yet Definitive?


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she is encouraged by tentative signs that wage growth is picking up, but these are ?not yet definitive.? ?We have seen an increase in the growth rate of the emp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-18 05:56
Taggar: employment, rate

FOMC Statement and Press Conference


"Today’s statement and press conference identifies progress toward each of its mandates of full employment and 2.0% inflation in the PCE deflator occurred since its late April meeting but not eno..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-17 21:19
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

New FOMC Projections


"The Fed’s new forecasts cut projected growth ranges in 2015 but bump the ranges marginally higher for 2016 and 2017.  The forecast for unemployment in 2015 is now higher; that for 2016 was..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-17 20:26
Taggar: employment, inflation, margin

U.S. Industrial Output Hampered


"U.S. industrial production unexpectedly fell in May as manufacturing and mining activity remained weak, a sign that a strong dollar and spending cuts in the energy sector continued to constrain econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-16 06:15
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, industrial production, retail sales

U.S. Dollar Steady as Fed Awaited


"The dollar was steady in early Asian trade on Tuesday, with traders adopting a cautious stance as they wait for the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting that takes place..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-16 05:19
Taggar: dollar, employment, report

UK Thinktank Says Wages Rising Faster than 2007


"Employment figures for April due later this week are expected to show the biggest rise in real wages growth for nearly eight years, according to new analysis. The data will give George Osborne a post-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-15 16:07
Taggar: analysis, employment

Fed May Be Pushing Back Rate Move


"Next week, Federal Reserve officials publish new quarterly forecasts, and all eyes are going to be on where they set the job market’s Goldilocks rate.  That’s the estimated unemployment le..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-15 05:41
Taggar: employment, gold, market, rate

US Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Above Estimate


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly more than expected last week, but remained in territory consistent with a strengthening labor market. Initial claims f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-11 15:52
Taggar: employment, market

US Retail Sales Rise in May by 1.2%


"U.S. retail sales surged in May as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods even as they paid a bit more for gasoline, the latest sign economic growth is finally gatherin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-11 15:46
Taggar: employment, retail sales

USD Faces Retail Sales Hurdle


"The U.S. nonfarm payrolls (NFP) report for May did not disappoint. On the contrary: it surpassed expectations with 280,000 new jobs added and increased the likelihood of a Federal Reserve rate hike be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-10 21:47
Taggar: employment, point, rate, report

Canada Adds Jobs in May, UE Rate Unchanged


"The country’s labour force received a boost of 58,900 additional jobs last month thanks to a surge in private-sector work. Statistics Canada’s latest job-market report says the national un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-05 14:58
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report

Are Gold Prices to Break Out after NFP?


"The calm in the gold market may disappear after the U.S. jobs report. Bullion for immediate delivery slipped 0.1 percent to $1,175.68 an ounce as of 11:09 a.m. in London, and has been stuck in a tradi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-05 12:27
Taggar: bull, employment, gold, market, report, trading

EUR/USD Halts Rally After US Jobless Claims


"The euro has been among the strongest currencies on the Forex market this week, and initially it looked like EUR/USD would continue to rise today. Yet the currency p..."

US Weekly Jobless Claims Improve Set Tone for NFP


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly more than expected last week, pointing to labor market resilience despite moderate economic growth. Initial claims for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-04 18:09
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

Canadian Purchasing Accelerates in May


"The pace of purchasing activity in Canada accelerated at a far faster pace than expected in May, helped by an increase in employment and inventory levels, the Ivey Purchasing Managers Index showed on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-04 18:08
Taggar: employment, rate

European Open ? Greece, ECB and Data in Focus


"Another very busy day lies ahead for the markets as Greece continues negotiations with its creditors, the European Central Bank announces its latest monetary policy decision and a wide range of data i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-03 07:33
Taggar: bank, employment, market, report

Why France is not the ?sick man of Europe?


"Despite French unemployment hitting a fresh record high in April, the secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) insisted that France isn’t — an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-02 14:50
Taggar: employment

Week Ahead in FX: Greece?s Decision Day, Central Banks, NFP


"  The first week of June comes full of economic releases, official bank rate statements, Greek debt deadlines, and if that wasn?t enough, the biggest indicator in the forex market, the nonfarm payroll..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-29 22:01
Taggar: bank, employment, forex, forex market, market, rate, report

USD Awaits Crucial NFP Report


"  American employment has been the strongest pillar of the economy with limited exceptions over the past two years. The recovery of the unemployment rate pressured then Federal Reserve Chair Ben Berna..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-29 21:44
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

Fed?s Kocherlakota: Rate Hike in 2015 not Consistent with Mandate


"A U.S. interest rate hike this year would be a mistake, a top Federal Reserve official said on Thursday, and would represent a missed opportunity to boost employment and too-low inflation in an econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-29 05:31
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, rate

U.S. Housing Data Buoys Growth Outlook


"Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes rose for a fourth straight month in April to a nine-year high, buoying the outlook for the housing market and the overall economy.  While other data on Thu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-29 05:29
Taggar: economy, employment, market

Fed?s Mester: ?Time Is Near? for U.S. Rate Increase


"Accelerating inflation and strong employment growth are pushing the U.S. economy close to the point where it can support higher interest rates, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-26 06:16
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, employment growth, inflation, point, rate

US Unemployment to Show Resilience with Claims Release


"The U.S. economy has been struggling to keep the same pace exhibited in 2014. First quarter growth has disappointed and depreciated the USD versus major pairs. The number of unemployment claims was hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-22 17:03
Taggar: economy, employment, point

Fed Likely to Stick with its 2015 Plan


"The U.S. Federal Reserve is likely to stick with plans to raise interest rates later this year, with progress toward its employment and inflation goals helping allay concerns over the economy’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-22 03:35
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, rate

Gold Steady Around $1205 after U.S. Data


"Gold fell on Thursday as the dollar cut losses after U.S. data showed economic momentum was improving, but the downside was limited by signs the Federal Reserve was unlikely to raise interest rates in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-22 03:18
Taggar: dollar, employment, gold, rate

US Jobless Claims Higher Last Week


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly more than expected last week, but the underlying trend continued to suggest the labor market was tightening. The jobs..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-21 16:51
Taggar: economy, employment, investment, market

IMF Warns France about Record-high Spending


"The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned France that it must reduce government spending and debt levels, as well as tackling its sticky unemployment rate. The IMF said in its latest economic o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-21 04:38
Taggar: employment, rate

France slammed by IMF for record-high spending


"The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned France that it must reduce government spending and debt levels, as well as tackling its sticky unemployment rate. The IMF said in its latest economic o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-20 13:55
Taggar: employment, rate

RBA Retains Option to Ease


"Australia?s central bank indicated it retains the option to ease policy if needed after cutting interest rates two weeks ago, saying slower growth would result in elevated unemployment for longer. It..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-19 07:56
Taggar: bank, employment, rate

U.S. Dollar Remains on Defensive


"The dollar struggled at three month lows versus the euro early on Friday but encouraging news on the U.S. labor market helped it recover some ground against a host of other currencies.  Data on Thursd..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-15 03:37
Taggar: currencies, dollar, employment, market

Gold Remains Above $1220 as Dollar Comes Under Pressure


"Gold closed at a three-month high on Thursday as the dollar came under pressure following a new batch of mixed U.S. data that pushed back expectations of when interest rates in the world’s large..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-15 02:48
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, gold, rate

Greek FinMin Still Keen on Swapping Debt


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, indicating the jobs market was on solid footing even as the economy struggles to regain momentum after..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 17:45
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, inflation, market, oil

US Jobless Claims Fall Boosting Employment Optimism


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, indicating the jobs market was on solid footing even as the economy struggles to regain momentum after..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 17:43
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, inflation, market, oil

Low Productivity Hurts UK Wage Growth


"The UK?s employment statistics are unambiguously encouraging. Wednesday?s official figures showed employment rose and unemployment fell, strengthening trends in place over the past couple of years. Pe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 17:16
Taggar: employment, financial, inflation

Gold Surges to Near $1220 as U.S. Dollar Drops


"Gold rose two percent to above $1,200 an ounce on Wednesday, heading for a second session of gains as the dollar hit a near three-month low after disappointing U.S. employment data. U.S. retail sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 02:43
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, gold, point, retail sales

UK Unemployment Reaches 7 Year Low


"Unemployment in the UK has continued to fall and the number of people in work has continued to rise, according to the latest official figures. The number of people out of work in the January to March..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-13 16:42
Taggar: employment

US Open ? Retail Sales Key to Q2 Recovery


"The recovery in the UK labour market is showing no signs of easing up, as unemployment fell to 5.5% in the three months to March. Of course, there remains some underlying problems in the labour market..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-13 12:44
Taggar: economy, employment, market

Concerns Grow after PBOC?s Cut


"China’s third interest rate cut in six months has spurred concerns the mainland’s economic slowdown is hitting where it hurts: the labor market. “The PBOC move validates investors..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-11 05:39
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

Asian Equities Higher on China?s Cut


"Asian shares rose on Monday as investors cheered China’s latest cut to interest rates to bolster its flagging economy and as Wall Street rallied after a robust headline reading for U.S. employme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-11 05:32
Taggar: economy, employment, rate, share, shares

U.S. Dollar Higher after Jobs Data


"The U.S. dollar failed to rally on Friday against a basket of major currencies after a mixed U.S. jobs report stoked uncertainty over the timing of Federal Reserve rate hikes, but gains against the eu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-11 03:37
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, employment, rate, report

Gold Steady Around $1190 after U.S. Jobs Data


"Gold settled higher on Friday, snapping two days of losses, as revisions to U.S. payrolls data supported speculation that the Federal Reserve may hold off raising interest rates in the immediate futur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-11 03:34
Taggar: employment, gold, rate

Week Ahead in FX: Greece, BoE and US Retail Sales


"The release of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls had a muted effect last week as the market had already priced in an improvement over last month’s disappointment. The outcome of the employment component..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 22:13
Taggar: employment, market, point

US Retail Sales to Give USD Direction in Busy Week


"The United States economy managed to overcome one of its latest setbacks as the nonfarm payrolls in April released today managed to erase the disappointment from last month. The U.S. economy added 223..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 21:58
Taggar: economy, employment, point, rate

Worrying Nonfarm Payrolls Report Wreaks Havoc in EUR/USD


"The euro stayed in a rather boring sideways market against the US dollar during the early European session today. Everything changed when the US employment report has bee..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 19:37
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, report

Latest U.S. Labor Market Trends


"The pace of labor market recovery has slowed in several respects. The percentage rise in nonfarm payroll employment over the first four months of 2015, 1.66% at an annualized rate, was slower than its..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 18:06
Taggar: employment, market, rate

USD/CAD ? Silver lining In Canada?s Job Report, But Its a Big Dollar Story


"Canadian job losses mount BoC willing to sit out H1 NFP revisions have a material impact on ‘big’ dollar Market eyes next event risk – Greece North America employment data produced b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 17:02
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, report

Weekend Brings Risk Ahead of Eurogroup Meeting


"Greece finds itself on the brink of default and facing a possible exit from the eurozone, banking collapse and massive financial crisis. Or, just another day in the life of a country forced to endure..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 16:36
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, finance, financial

US Jobs Report Keeps September Hike on the Table


"A very mixed jobs report from the US as job creation comes out in line with expectations at 223,000, but maybe below what people were hoping for after a slow first quarter and poor jobs report in Marc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 15:26
Taggar: employment, report

US Jobs Rebound to Meet Expectations at 223K


"U.S. job growth rebounded last month and the unemployment rate dropped to a near seven-year low of 5.4 percent, signs of a pick-up in economic momentum that could keep the Federal Reserve on track to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 14:42
Taggar: employment, rate

RBA Sees Lower Growth Ahead


"Australia?s central bank lowered its growth forecast, predicted higher unemployment and said it was prepared to adjust policy if needed as business spending fails to fire and China struggles with an e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 06:15
Taggar: bank, employment

US Claims Sit Atop of 15-year Lows


"Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, dropping the average over the past month to the lowest in 15 years, indicating companies are holding on to workers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-07 15:19
Taggar: employment, report

Australia?s Economy Loses Jobs as Unemployment Rises to 6.2%


"Australia’s economy lost jobs for the month of April after two strong months of employment, underscoring the continued fragility of the labor market. The nation’s employment declined by 2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-07 05:36
Taggar: economy, employment, market

Asian Equities Continue Slide


"Asian stocks continued to head south early Thursday on the back of a confluence of factors, which includes a weaker finish on Wall Street overnight, growth worries in Australia and jitters over tighte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-07 05:32
Taggar: employment, margin, market, report, trading

EUR/USD Soars on Poor Employment Expectations


"The currency pair was rising steadily before the opening of the European trading session today. The rally did not last long following the not-so-good Markit PMI and ..."

US ADP Payrolls Adds Fewer Workers with 169,000


"U.S. private employers in April added the fewest number of workers in more than a year, which could heighten worries about the economy’s potential to rebound strongly from a first-quarter slump..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-06 16:56
Taggar: economy, employment, report

Fed?s Evans: Rates Could Move Soon, if Moved Slowly


"With U.S. inflation uncomfortably low and the unemployment rate still too high, the Federal Reserve should hold off on raising short-term interest rates until early next year, a top Fed policymaker sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-05 05:24
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

Many Eyes on U.S. Jobs Report


"April’s jobs report is the big event in the week ahead, but it may be influences from abroad that first drive stocks, bonds and the dollar. Economists expect to see 220,000 nonfarm payrolls and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-04 05:17
Taggar: dollar, employment, financial, market, rate, report

Looking Ahead in Asia


"The spotlight in the Asia-Pacific region this week falls on Australia, where a flurry of economic data, including employment, trade and retail sales for April, are scheduled for release. The Reserve B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-04 02:02
Taggar: bank, employment, rate, retail sales

USD Awaits for NFP on Busy Week


"Up until last month’s disappointing non farm payroll (NFP) report the U.S. dollar could count on the employment component to keep it bid. Economic data around American jobs was one of the few po..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-01 21:10
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, point, report, retail sales

US ISM Manufacturing PMI Meets Expectations at 51.1


"The pace of U.S. manufacturing growth held at its slowest in almost two years in April, as a rebound in new orders was offset by employment shrinking to its lowest level in more than five years, accor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-01 16:42
Taggar: employment, report

Gold Steady Above $1180 after U.S. Jobs Data


"Gold fell 2 percent on Thursday after better-than-forecast U.S. jobs data encouraged investors to sell the traditional safe-haven market, reviving expectations the Federal Reserve could raise interest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-01 03:16
Taggar: employment, gold, market, rate

USD/CAD Canadian GDP and US Unemployment Claims Pressure Loonie


"The loonie is falling against the USD after the U.S. employment claims numbers and Canadian GDP figures were published. The Canadian economy showed no growth at 0.0 percent. The USD was in need of som..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-30 15:58
Taggar: economy, employment, loonie

U.S Weekly Claims Best in 15-Years


"Applications for U.S. jobless benefits declined last week to the lowest level in 15 years, showing employers view a first-quarter slowdown in the economy is probably temporary. First-time filings for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-30 15:20
Taggar: economy, employment, report

Sluggish Growth Rebound Suspected on Weak U.S. Business Spending


"U.S. business investment spending plans fell for a seventh straight month in March, weighed down by a strong dollar and lower energy prices, suggesting the economy was struggling to rebound from a rec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-27 05:55
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, investment, report, retail sales

Mild Q2 Growth Rebound Expected after Soft U.S. Economic Data


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment aid edged up last week for a third straight week, but the underlying trend continued to point to solid momentum in the labor market.  Still..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-24 03:30
Taggar: employment, home sales, market, point

U.S Jobless Claims Hold Steady


"Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits held below 300,000 for the seventh straight week, pointing to a rebound in payrolls after hiring eased last month. Jobless claims increased by 1,000 to 295..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-23 14:54
Taggar: employment, point, report

UK Think Tank Predicts 2.8% Growth in 2015


"Low inflation and stronger eurozone growth should help the UK economy expand 2.8% this year despite political uncertainty ahead of the election, according to an EY Item Club report. It said low inflat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-20 16:07
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, oil, report

GBP/USD Rises After Unemployment Falls in the UK


"The British pound jumped to a one-month high against the dollar on Friday, after official data showed the U.K.’s unemployment rate fell in February to its lowest level since July 2008. The numbe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 16:12
Taggar: dollar, employment, pound, rate

UK Unemployment Falls to Lowest since 2008


"UK unemployment has fallen to its lowest rate since July 2008, official figures have shown. The number of jobless people dropped by 76,000 to 1.84 million in the three months to February, the Office f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 16:10
Taggar: employment, rate

European Open ? UK Jobs and EZ Inflation in Focus


"European futures are pointing to a mixed start on Friday as traders await the release of employment data from the UK and inflation figures from the Eurozone and the US. The UK elections are only a few..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 07:48
Taggar: employment, inflation, point

UK Parties Use Different Economic Stats To Sway Voters


"With the U.K. election just weeks away, the government is boasting about the recovery. But listen to the opposition and you would think people are barely coping. What do the facts say? GDP is growing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-16 15:42
Taggar: employment, rate

Australian Unemployment Rate Unexpectedly Drops to 6.1%


"Australia?s jobless rate unexpectedly fell in March, spurring a jump in the local dollar on optimism the central bank?s effort to shore up the economy with record-low interest rates is paying off. Une..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-16 06:39
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, employment, rate

Australia?s Unemployment Drops to 6.1%


"The Australian economy added more jobs than expected in March, pushing the unemployment rate lower and easing pressure on the central bank to reduce interest rates further. Australia’s economy a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-16 04:09
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, rate

Fed Hawk Bullard Repeats View of Hiking Sooner Rather than Later


"Falling unemployment and an improving U.S. economy are evidence that the Federal Reserve should start raising interest rates, a top Fed official said on Wednesday, citing risks of asset bubbles if the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-15 16:17
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, rate

Australia Facing Macro Headwinds and Running Out of Luck


"After 24 years of uninterrupted economic growth, Australia is entering the kind of difficult waters experienced by every other major developed country in the past decade. Even if Thursday?s unemployme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-15 16:10
Taggar: employment

USD/CAD Bank of Canada Expected to Hold as Employment and Oil Improves


"The Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz has called the effect of lower oil prices “atrocious” to the Canadian economy. On Friday the employment figures were positive with a 28,700 jobs a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-10 19:04
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, oil, rate

US Jobless Claims Rose Less Than Expected Last Week


"The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose less than expected last week and the four-week moving average of claims hit its lowest level since 2000, suggesting an abrupt slowdo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-09 15:44
Taggar: employment

AUD/USD Range Bound Awaiting RBA and Full NFP Impact


"  RBA Stuck Between Slowing China and a Weaker U.S. AUD/USD Traders Await RBA Rate Decision Australian Housing Market a Concern Kiwi Dollar Nears Parity with Aussie   The AUD/USD appreciated after the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-06 16:08
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, employment, kiwi, market, rate

Many Good Friday Closures but U.S. Jobs Report Still Getting Released Today


"Currency market conditions have been pretty quiet despite a tentative nuclear accord between Iran and a 6-nation U.S.-led coalition, plus today’s coming release of the March Labor Department job..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-03 13:56
Taggar: currency, dollar, employment, loonie, market

Market Liquidity Thins Prior to NFP, Easter Holiday


"The U.S. employment component continues to be the positive outlier in a mostly disappointing series of economic indicators. This week, the ADP nonfarm employment report was released, and it missed exp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-02 16:17
Taggar: employment, indicators, market, point, report

U.S Jobless Claims Fall to a New Low


"The fewest Americans in nine weeks filed applications for unemployment benefits, a sign of further strength in the labor market that will continue to support the U.S. expansion. Jobless claims dropped..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-02 15:09
Taggar: employment, market

USD/CAD Loonie at 1.26 After Weak US Data


"The USD received a one-two punch this morning on the economic data front. The ADP non farm employment report was released and it missed expectations at 189,000 jobs versus the forecasted 227,000. This..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-01 20:27
Taggar: employment, market, report

Dollar Loses Upward Momentum amid Soft US Data


"The dollar’s rally lost momentum on Wednesday as economic data from the United States was disappointing for the most part. It allowed EUR/USD to carve out gain..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-01 00:46
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, share

Fed?s Bullard Says Now a Good Time to Normalize Monetary Policy


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a healthy and expanding labor market. The sustained jobs market strength underscores..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 16:15
Taggar: economy, employment, market, point

US Jobless Claims Fell Last Week


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a healthy and expanding labor market. The sustained jobs market strength underscores..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 16:12
Taggar: economy, employment, market, point

IMF Praises Irish Economic Recovery


"Ireland?s economy is ?starting to fire on all cylinders?, but the scars of the crisis are still visible in high unemployment, widespread mortgage arrears and house prices 38% below their peak, accordi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 16:11
Taggar: economy, employment, report, spread

Wages are the key to Fed policy


"If you want to know when interest rates are going to rise, don?t scrutinize the unemployment or inflation statistics; watch what is happening to wages. To be sure, the Federal Reserve?s mandate has hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-25 08:51
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

Two Fed?s Hawks Retiring Turned the Forecast Dovish


"Central bank watchers have spent much of the past few days taking measure of the Federal Reserve?s shifting forecasts for the economy and interest rates. At their meeting last week, Fed officials redu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-23 16:52
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, rate

Yellen Watching for Key Indicators


"Forget the Federal Open Market Committee’s pledge to be “patient” in raising rates from near zero. Forget “considerable time” and unemployment “thresholds.” ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-23 04:47
Taggar: employment, market, rate

Australian Professions Enjoy a Hiring Frenzy


"Employment in Australia’s hard-pressed mining sector fell by almost a fifth in the past year as tumbling commodity prices ate into profits, leaving it at its lowest ebb since mid-2011.  Yet twic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-20 04:46
Taggar: employment, profit

EUR?s Bearish Picture Hardly Dented


"Fed’s hesitance obliterates soft bull positions Fed’s data dependency a boon for volatility FOMC full employment parameters change EUR seeks Greek guidance Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yell..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-19 13:17
Taggar: bull, dollar, employment, rate

Fed Taking Eye Off Employment to Focus on Inflation


"The employment picture is in the rear-view mirror, and the Fed will now focus on inflation, BlackRock’s chief investment strategist for fixed income said Wednesday. The central bank’s Fede..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 15:42
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, investment, market, rate

UK Unemployment Rate Remains But People With Jobs at All Time High


"UK unemployment has fallen by 102,000 to 1.86 million in the three months to January, official figures show. The unemployment rate remains at 5.7% but the number of people in work is at an all-time hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 15:30
Taggar: employment, rate

Suspense over Fed is Peaking


"The long-awaited statement from the Federal Reserve expected on Wednesday will settle the burning investor question of whether or not “patient” remains in the text. A change in the keyword..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 05:29
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

FXCM Senior?s Sign Revised Founder Severance Agreement ? Thus Providing a Layer of Safety


"Senior executives at listed currency and CFD broker, FXCM, have signed an amended agreement that protects them in case their employment is terminated, with the four receiving a set remuneration in ref..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-17 22:32
Taggar: currency, employment, forex

Loonie Pares Decline on Canadian Jobs Report


"The Canadian dollar pared losses after a report showed the economy lost fewer jobs than forecast last month. Nationwide employment fell by 1,000 positions, and the jobless rate rose to 6.8 percent, th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-13 15:14
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, rate, report

US Jobless Claims Fell Last Week


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, offering fresh signs of a rapidly strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-12 15:55
Taggar: employment, market

U.S Jobless Claims Fall more than Expected


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits declined more than forecast last week, returning to a level that?s consistent with an improving labor market. Initial jobless claims dropped 36..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-12 15:09
Taggar: employment, market, report

EUR/USD Traders Zero in on U.S. Retail Sales Data


"  The USD rally that started with the release of a strong nonfarm payrolls (NFP) report last Friday continues this week. The rally will face its first hurdle on Thursday at the U.S. retail sales numbe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-11 21:41
Taggar: employment, report, retail sales

NFP Details ? A few concerns


"The initial take is that Friday?s report provides further evidence that the U.S jobs market remains strong. There are some parts of the report that could restrain overall investor optimism. The full e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 16:37
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report

US Job Creation Strong Again But Wage Growth Remains a Concern


"Another very strong jobs report from the US in February as 295,000 jobs are added and the unemployment falls to 5.5%. With expectations at 240,000 and 5.6%, respectively, this was far better than expe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 16:35
Taggar: employment, report

Weather Warning: NFP May Be Delayed


"Economic data reports in the U.S., including the closely-watched employment report for February, will probably be released with small delays as inclement weather delays the opening of government agenc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 13:40
Taggar: employment, report, trade balance

Steady Growth Expected in U.S. Jobs Data


"February’s employment report should show steady growth in nonfarm payrolls, but hiring was likely below recent trends and bad winter weather may have crimped some activity in construction, retai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 07:56
Taggar: employment, report

Fed Weighs More Ambitious Goal for Employment


"As the U.S. jobless rate creeps ever closer to the Federal Reserve?s definition of full employment, some Fed officials are asking a question: How low can you go? Their answer: less than the 5.2 percen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 05:40
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

US Jobless Claims Rise to 320,000 Last Week


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week and nonfarm productivity contracted more sharply than previously thought in the fourth quarter. Initial..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-05 17:07
Taggar: employment

Faster Services Growth in U.S.


"Service industries unexpectedly expanded at a faster pace in February, highlighting the resilience of the U.S. economy as companies navigated a work slowdown at West Coast ports and inclement winter w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-05 02:10
Taggar: economy, employment

U.S. Stocks Close Higher


"U.S. stocks closed higher on Thursday, breaking two days of losses amid details of quantitative easing in the euro zone and anticipation of Friday’s nonfarm payrolls report. It’s “ba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-05 00:01
Taggar: employment, market, report

EUR/USD Crashes to 11-Year Low


"EUR/USD sank today, reaching the lowest level in more than 11 years. The euro was under selling pressure after economic data from several European countries disappointed market particip..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-04 21:39
Taggar: employment, market, point

US ADP Report: 212,000 Jobs Added by Private Sector


"U.S. private employers added 212,000 jobs last month, lower than market expectations as well as January’s revised figure, a payrolls processor report showed on Wednesday. Economists surveyed by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-04 16:57
Taggar: employment, market, report

AUD/USD Jumps to 0.7825 after RBA Sits


"The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) on Tuesday held back on further monetary easing, surprising most market watchers who expected a second rate cut in as many months.  The central bank kept the benchm..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-03 07:07
Taggar: bank, employment, market, rate

US data and PBOC rate cut takes NASDAQ to 5,000


"The first week of the month got off to a largely positive start as a rate cut in China, better inflation and employment data in the eurozone and predominantly strong US data left investors in good spi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 18:28
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate

U.S Dollar Dominant in Deluge of Data


"PBoC surprises Capital Markets with a cut AUD to be kept busy by RBA announcement Eurozone deflation pressures ease US jobs heading towards full employment The Peoples Bank of China managed to get the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 13:52
Taggar: announcement, bank, employment, market, rate

Forecaster Says Job Data Adds to Fed Rate Hike


"The steady drop in the U.S. unemployment rate has set up a simple set of arithmetic that will lead to a Federal Reserve interest rate rise soon to ward off future inflation, according to the most accu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-27 16:52
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

GBP/USD ? Sharp Losses As British GDP Softens


"The pound has posted sharp losses on Thursday, as GBP/USD is trading slightly above the 1.54 line in the North American session. In the UK, Second Estimate GDP posted a gain of 0.5%, matching the esti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 19:55
Taggar: cpi, employment, pound, trading

USD/CAD ? Steady as Canadian CPI Beats Estimate


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight gains on Thursday, as USD/CAD trades in the low-1.24 range. In Canada, Core CPI posted a 0.2% gain, beating the estimate. CPI, however, came in at -0.2%. In the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 18:39
Taggar: cpi, dollar, employment

AUD/USD ? Aussie Dips on Weak Capital Expenditure Data


"AUD/USD has lost ground on Thursday, as the pair trades in the low-78 range. On the release front, Australian Private Capital Expenditure posted a decline of 2.2%, missing expectations. In the US, Une..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 18:06
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators

US Jobless Claims Rise Above Estimates


"More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications was still consistent with steady hiring. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications rose 31,000 to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 17:12
Taggar: employment

USD/JPY ? Yen Unchanged on Weak US Data


"The Japanese yen is unchanged on Thursday, as USD/JPY trades just above the 119 line. In the US, Unemployment Claims climbed to 313 thousand, while CPI slipped 0.7%, However, Core CPI edged higher, po..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 16:50
Taggar: cpi, employment, indicators

U.S Jobless Claims Jump by most in 14-months


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose by the most since December 2013 last week from a week earlier, a sign of uneven progress in the labor market. Jobless claims increased by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 16:39
Taggar: employment, market, report

Gold Improves on Yellen Comments


"Gold has showed strong gains on Thursday, as the spot price stands at $1218.95 on Thursday. In the US, it’s a busy day, highlighted by CPI and Unemployment Claims. Janet Yellen testified before ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 13:49
Taggar: cpi, employment, gold, rate

EUR/USD ? Almost Unchanged as German Consumer Climate Meets Expectations


"EUR/USD is calm on Thursday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.13 line in the European session. On the release front, German Consumer Climate improved to 9.7 points. In the US, we’ll get a look at..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 13:27
Taggar: cpi, employment, point

Gold Struggling to Stay Above Key 1200 Level


"Gold prices are steady on Friday, as the metal is trading at a spot price of $1204.04. Gold is struggling, having lost over 2% of its value this week. Is the metal poised to break below the key 1200 l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-20 13:30
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

GBP/USD ? Unchanged as UK Manufacturing Data Shines


"The pound has posted strong gains on Thursday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.54 range. In the UK, CBI Industrial Order Expectations jumped to 10 points. Over in the US, unemployment claims looked..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-19 18:43
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

USD/CAD ? Strong Greenback Pushes Above 1.25


"The Canadian dollar is lower on Thursday, as USD/CAD trades in the low-1.25 range. On the release front, US unemployment claims looked excellent, dropping sharply to 283 thousand. However, the Philly..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-19 18:16
Taggar: dollar, employment, point

AUD/USD ? Aussie Flat on Mixed US Data


"AUD/USD is steady on Thursday, as the pair trades just above the 0.78 line. On the release front, US unemployment claims looked excellent, dropping sharply to 283 thousand. However, the Philly Fed Man..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-19 17:40
Taggar: employment, indicators, point

US Unemployment Claims Fall


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, offering fresh evidence that the labor market was gathering steam. Initial claims for state unemp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-19 16:55
Taggar: employment, market

USD/JPY ? Limited Movement as Japanese Trade Balance, US Jobless Claims Improves


"The Japanese yen continues to have a quiet week, as USD/JPY trades close to the 119 line on Thursday. Later Wednesday, the Japanese trade deficit narrowed to -0.41 trillion yen, well below the estimat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-19 16:05
Taggar: employment

Gold Steady Ahead of Key US Data


"Gold prices are up slightly on Thursday, as the metal is trading at a spot price of $1220.58. On the release front, there are two key releases on the calendar ? Unemployment Claims and the Philly Fed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-19 15:11
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators, market, trading

EUR/USD ? Unchanged as Markets Eye US Employment, Manufacturing Reports


"EUR/USD continues to have an uneventful week, as the pair trades at the 1.14 line on Thursday. On the release front, French CPI posted a sharp decline of 1.0%. Eurozone Current Account dipped to EUR 1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-19 14:10
Taggar: cpi, employment, market

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher on Strong Job Numbers


"The pound has posted strong gains on Wednesday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.54 range. On the release front, it was a busy day in the UK and US. In the UK, employment numbers were excellent. Cla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-18 18:54
Taggar: employment, pound, rate, trading

GBP Rises to 7 Year High Versus EUR


"The pound rose to a seven-year high versus the euro as U.K. wage growth accelerated and the unemployment rate fell. The data support the Bank of England?s decision to not ease monetary policy amid low..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-18 16:30
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, pound, rate

UK Unemployment Falls to 5.7%


"The number of people out of work in the UK fell by 97,000 to 1.86 million in the three months to December. The unemployment rate now stands at 5.7% of the adult working population, the Office for Nati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-18 15:55
Taggar: employment, rate

EUR/USD Rises on Back of Dollar Weakness


"EUR/USD advanced today, driven by the weakness of the US dollar. The greenback was soft for several reasons, the most important of them being the surge of&..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 18:40
Taggar: dollar, employment

AUD/USD ? Aussie Struggling After Weak Employment Data


"AUD/USD is under pressure on Thursday, as the pair trades just above the 0.77 line. In Australia, Employment Change declined by 12.2 thousand, while the unemployment rate jumped to 6.4%. In the US, ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 17:55
Taggar: employment, rate, retail sales

US Jobless Claims Rose Above Expectations Last Week


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment rose more than expected last week, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state u..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 17:30
Taggar: employment, market

USD/JPY ? Yen Dips Under 120 on Strong Manufacturing Data


"The Japanese yen has posted slight gains on Thursday, as USD/JPY trades just below the 120 line. On the release front, Japanese Core Machinery Tools posted a strong gain of 8.3% late Wednesday. This w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 15:15
Taggar: employment, report, retail sales

Gold Steady Ahead of Key US Data


"Gold prices remains under pressure on Thursday, as the metal is trading at a spot price of $1225.26. In the US, we?ll get a look at retail sales reports and unemployment claims, so we could see some m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 12:48
Taggar: employment, finance, gold, report, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD Drops to 0.7650 after Jobs Data


"Australia’s economy unexpectedly lost jobs in January while the unemployment rate spiked to levels not seen in 13 years, data showed on Thursday, sending the Australian dollar crumbling. The num..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 06:03
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, rate

Australia Jobs Market Worse than Expected


"The labour market in Australia worsened in January, even falling far beyond gloomy predictions by economists.  The economy lost 12,200 jobs in the period, versus expectations of a 5,000 drop according..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 04:57
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

Australian Jobless Rate Jumps to 6.4%


"Australian unemployment climbed to a 12 1/2-year high, sending the currency lower and underscoring last week?s decision to cut interest rates to a fresh record low. The jobless rate rose to 6.4 percen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 04:31
Taggar: currency, employment, rate

Australia?s Jobless Rate Jumps to 10-year High


"Australia’s economy unexpectedly lost jobs in January, data showed on Thursday, while jobless rate spiked to a 10-year high.  The number of people employed shrank 12,200 in the month, according..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 04:01
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

Australian Unemployment Rises to 6.4%


"The Australian unemployment rate rose to 6.4 per cent in January from 6.1 per cent in December, a larger than expected increase. The number of people with jobs fell 12,200 to 11.669 million in January..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 03:07
Taggar: employment, rate

Congress and the Federal Reserve ? A Comment on Their Appropriate Relationship


"The Federal Reserve System was created by an act of Congress just over a century ago and remains organizationally accountable to that body.  The dual monetary policy mandate to preserve price stabilit..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-11 19:32
Taggar: bank, employment

USD/CAD ? Limited Movement Ahead of Key US Retail Sales


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight losses on Wednesday, as USD/CAD trades in the low-1.26 range in the North American session. On the release front, there were no major US releases. Crude Oil Inven..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-11 18:29
Taggar: dollar, employment, oil

USD/CAD ? Slight Gains on Strong Job Openings Report


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight losses on Tuesday, as USD/CAD trades in the low-1.25 range in the North American session. On the release front, US JOLTS Jobs Openings improved to 5.03 million. I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-10 18:07
Taggar: dollar, employment

Stressed Euro, Slow China, and Growing U.S cause FX problems


"Market focus on consumer sector NFP breaks multi-barriers Strong buck heaps pressure on metals Market’s weary of SNB’s Jordan This week is expected to be light on the U.S indicator front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-09 13:23
Taggar: employment, market, report

Fed?s Fisher: Fed Went Too Far in Stimulus Efforts


"The question on every trader?s mind is when will the Fed raise rates. Those guessing games have caused wild gyrations in the market, particularly as the employment situation has been improving and sav..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-09 01:54
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate

Gold Back Under $1240 after Strong U.S. Jobs Data


"Gold fell more than 2 percent on Friday as global stock markets and the dollar rose on stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data, raising expectations that the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-08 01:55
Taggar: dollar, employment, gold, market, rate

USD/CAD ? Loonie Weaker After Stronger US NFP


"The Canadian dollar was weaker on Thursday on the wake of dual North American Jobs Reports. The releases are published at the same time but there was higher anticipation around the the U.S. nonfarm pa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-06 22:35
Taggar: dollar, employment, report

Canadian Jobs Higher Than Expected in January


"Canada added more jobs in January than economists forecast, with gains in part-time work taking the unemployment rate close to a six-year low. Employment rose by 35,400 and the jobless rate fell to 6..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-06 18:06
Taggar: employment, rate

EUR/USD Falls as U.S. NFP Dispels Growth Fears


"Total U.S. nonfarm payrolls (NFP) employment rose by 257,000 in January, beating expectations of a 228,000 rise. The focus for market participants was on the hourly wages component that decreased in D..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-06 17:21
Taggar: employment, market, report

USD/CAD ? Steady as Markets Await Canadian, US Job Reports


"The Canadian dollar posted strong gains on Thursday, as USD/CAD dropped about 140 points. USD/CAD is steady on Friday, trading in the mid-1.24 range in the European session. We could see some volatili..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-06 12:32
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, point, trading

Gold Unchanged as Markets Eye US Job Data


"Gold prices are unchanged on Friday, as the metal is trading at a spot price of $1266.92. Today?s highlight is US Nonfarm Employment Change. The markets are expecting a weak report for January, with a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-06 11:50
Taggar: employment, gold, market, rate, report, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro In Holding Pattern Ahead of US Nonfarm Payrolls


"The euro is stable on Friday, as EUR/USD trades in the low-1.14 range. The currency has rallied in the past two weeks, posting gains of about 250 points. On the release front, German Industrial Produc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-06 11:19
Taggar: currency, employment, industrial production, market, point, report

RBA?s Grim Outlook Makes Room for Further Interest-Rate Cuts


"Australia?s central bank Friday lowered its medium-term forecasts for inflation and economic growth, saying the economy won?t grow fast enough in the next year to prevent a further rise in unemploymen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-06 05:12
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, inflation

RBA Lowers Growth and Inflation Forecasts


"Australia?s central bank lowered its 2015 growth and inflation forecasts and predicted unemployment will rise, underscoring this week?s decision to cut interest rates. ?Growth overall is now forecast..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-06 04:00
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, rate

U.S. Jobless Claims Increase but Less than Expected


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment rose less than expected last week, a sign that the labor market continues to strengthen. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits incre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-06 02:38
Taggar: employment, market

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Jumps as Trade Balance Beats Expectations


"The Canadian dollar continues to show strong movement this week, posting strong gains on Thursday. USD/CAD is trading in the mid-1.24 range in the North American session. On the release front, Canadia..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-05 18:27
Taggar: dollar, employment, trade balance, trading

AUD/USD ? Steady as Retail Sales Meets Expectations


"AUD/USD is showing little movement on Thursday, as the pair trades just shy of the 0.78 line. On the release front, Australian Retail Sales posted a gain of 0.2%. Over in the US, Unemployment Claims r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-05 17:58
Taggar: employment, retail sales, trade balance

USD/JPY ? Yen Flat on Mixed US Data


"The Japanese yen has been listless all week and the lack of activity has continued on Thursday. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading in the mid-117 range. On the release front, the only J..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-05 17:03
Taggar: employment, trading

Gold Shows Slight Losses as Jobless Claims Beats Expectations


"Gold prices are slightly lower on Thursday, as the metal is trading at a spot price of $1262.42. In the US, Unemployment Claims rose last week to 278 thousand but beat the estimate. Trade Balance miss..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-05 16:19
Taggar: employment, gold, trade balance, trading

EUR/USD ? Strong Gains on Strong German Manufacturing Report


"The euro has gained over 100 points on Thursday, reversing the direction we saw a day earlier. In the European session, EUR/USD is trading in the low-1.14 range. On the release front, German Factory O..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-05 13:24
Taggar: employment, point, trade balance, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Extends Gains on Strong Services PMI


"The pound continues to point gains on Wednesday, as GBP/USD trades slightly above the 1.52 line in the North American session. On the release front, British Services PMI rose to 56.2 points, beating e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 19:03
Taggar: employment, point, pound

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Slides as Ivey PMI Sinks


"The Canadian dollar has posted sharp losses on Wednesday, as USD/CAD is trading in the mid-1.25 range in the North American session. On the release front, Canadian Ivey PMI slid to 45.4 points, well o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 18:41
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

EUR/USD Moves Lower Even as Employment Growth Slows


"EUR/USD went lower during the current trading session even as the ADP employment report was unable to match market expectations. Still, it was accompanied by an upward re..."

US Private Sector Adds 213,000 Jobs in January


"U.S. private employers added 213,000 jobs in January, falling short of the median forecasts of analysts, a payrolls processor report showed on Wednesday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 17:19
Taggar: employment, report

AUD/USD ? Aussie Steady as Business Confidence Slides


"AUD/USD is showing little movement on Wednesday, as the pair trades just shy of the 0.78 line. On the release front, Australian NAB Quarterly Business Confidence slipped to 2 points in Q4. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 15:37
Taggar: employment, point

Gold Steady Ahead of ADP Nonfarm Payrolls


"Gold prices are steady on Wednesday, as the metal is trading at a spot price of $1267.42. In the US, there are two key releases on the calendar ? ADP Nonfarm Employment Change and ISM Non-Manufacturin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 14:05
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Flat as PMIs Improve, Retail Sales Slip


"The euro is stable on Wednesday, after strong gains a day earlier. In the European session, EUR/USD is trading in the mid-1.14 range. Eurozone data was mixed, as Spanish, Italian and Eurozone Services..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 13:32
Taggar: employment, retail sales, trading

Spain?s Unemployments Falls To 2007 Levels


"The number of registered jobless in Spain rose by 1.75 percent in January from a month earlier, or by 77,980 people, leaving 4.53 million people out of work, data from the Labor Ministry showed on Tue..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-03 16:40
Taggar: employment

EUR/USD ? Little Movement as Spanish Unemployment Beats Estimate


"The euro has been listless for the past week, and the trend continues on Tuesday, as EUR/USD trades quietly in the low-1.13 range. On the release front, it’s a quiet day. Spanish Unemployment Ch..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-03 12:10
Taggar: employment, market

Fed?s Williams: Expect Growth of 3% in 2015


"The U.S. economy has “good momentum,” San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams told CNBC on Friday. Williams predicted that the U.S. will see real GDP growth around 3 per..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-02 06:04
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, rate

Gold Slips After Strong Jobless Claims


"Gold prices have stabilized on Friday, after sharp losses a day earlier. In the European session, the metal is trading at a spot price of $1264.03. On the release front, today?s major events are Advan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-30 14:05
Taggar: consumer sentiment, employment, gold, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slides on Excellent US Jobless Claims


"The pound has taken a tumble on Thursday, losing about 100 points to the US dollar. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.50 range. In the UK, Nationwide HPI posted a gain of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 19:05
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, pound, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Slide Continues, Pair Trading Above 1.26


"The Canadian dollar continues to lose ground on Thursday. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading above the 1.26 line and the pair has  jumped over 200 points since early Wednesday. On the r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 18:37
Taggar: dollar, employment, home sales, point, trading

AUD/USD ? Sharp Losses for Aussie on Weak Import Prices, Fed Statement


"AUD/USD sustained sharp losses on Thursday, as the pair has shed over 100 points. The pair is trading just shy of the 0.78 line in the North American session. Taking a look at today’s releases..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 17:56
Taggar: employment, point, trading

US Jobless Claims Drop to 15 Year Low


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits tumbled last week to its lowest level in nearly 15 years, adding to bullish signals on the labor market. Initial claims for state un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 17:20
Taggar: bull, employment, market

USD/JPY ? Steady as Japanese Retail Sales Misses Expectations


"The Japanese yen is almost unchanged on Thursday. Early in the North American session, USD/JPY is trading just shy of the 118 line. On the release front, Japanese Retail Sales posted a weak gain of 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 16:25
Taggar: cpi, employment, report, retail sales, trading

Gold Lower as Fed Talks Positive About US Economy


"Gold prices continue to weaken on Thursday, following the Federal Reserve policy statement. In the European session, the metal is trading at a spot price of $1269.87. Gold has dipped 1.7% since early..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 14:38
Taggar: employment, gold, home sales, trading

EUR/USD ? Sharp Losses for Euro After Fed Statement


"The euro is flat on Thursday, as EUR/USD trades at the 1.13 line in the European session. On the release front, German Preliminary CPI will be released later in the day. The markets are braced for a s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 13:53
Taggar: cpi, employment, market

Chinese Premier Promises to Create 10 Million Jobs In 2015


"China’s Premier Li Keqiang pledged to create at least 10 million new jobs in 2015, the state run China Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, despite economic growth that slowed to its weakest pace in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-27 16:32
Taggar: employment

It May be Too Little Too Late for ECB


"The European Central Bank unleashed a surprisingly aggressive stimulus plan on Thursday that looked like the last, best hope to prevent the region from sliding toward another lost economic decade with..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-23 06:13
Taggar: bank, employment

US Employment Continues To Improve as Claims Fall


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week from a seven-month high, pointing to continued improvement in labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-22 19:43
Taggar: employment, market, point

USD/CAD ? Flat After Strong Gains


"The Canadian dollar has stabilized on Thursday, as USD/CAD trades quietly in the mid-1.23 range. The pair has taken a pause after posting strong gains a day earlier. Today?s highlight was Unemployment..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-22 18:15
Taggar: dollar, employment

AUD/USD ? Little Movement as Unemployment Claims Miss Expectations


"AUD/USD is calm on Thursday, as the pair trades in the low-0.81 range. In Australia, MI Inflation Expectations posted a gain of 3.2%. HIA New Home Sales softened in December, with a gain of 2.2%. Over..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-22 16:46
Taggar: employment, inflation

USD/JPY ? Little Activity as ECB Statement Looms


"The Japanese yen is showing limited movement on Thursday, as the pair trades just under the 118 line in the European session. In the US, today?s highlight is Unemployment Claims, with the indicator ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-22 15:42
Taggar: employment, report

Unemployment Remains Global Problem


"Advanced economies like the U.S. and the U.K. might be experiencing a promising uptick in their economies but a clutch of new figures have highlighted the danger of the inequality of unemployment arou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-22 02:21
Taggar: employment

GBP/USD ? Little Movement as Pound Shrugs Off Strong Job Data


"The pound is showing limited movement on Wednesday, as GBP/USD is trading just above the 1.51 line. On the release front, it was a busy day in the UK. Unemployment claims dropped by 29.7 thousand, whi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-21 18:50
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

UK Unemployment Rate 5.8% up to November With Healthy Wage Growth


"The number of people out of work in the UK fell by 58,000 to 1.91 million, its lowest level for more than six years, in the three months to November, official figures indicate. The unemployment rate n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-21 16:21
Taggar: employment, rate

Slumping Oil Prices Boosts Australian Consumer Confidence


"A measure of Australian consumer sentiment rebounded in January as sharp falls in petrol prices and better news on employment left people more ready to splash out on major items.  Wednesday’s su..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-21 02:45
Taggar: bank, consumer sentiment, employment

OECD Urges Japan to Reform Labour Market


"The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development urged Japan in a report released Monday to set clear rules, such as through legal mechanisms, under which companies can dismiss workers. Among..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-20 17:07
Taggar: employment, report

International Labor Organization Says Global Unemployment to Rise


"The global jobs market will continue to deteriorate in the coming years,, while rising income inequality and high youth unemployment will stoke more social unrest, a new report warns today. The Intern..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-20 16:41
Taggar: bear, employment, market, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Little Movement in Thin Holiday Trade


"The pound is enjoying a quiet day, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.51 range. Trading is light today, as Trade is thin today, as US markets are closed for the Martin Luther King holiday. There are n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-19 18:42
Taggar: employment, market, pound, trading, us market

AUD/USD ? Little Movement Ahead of US Inflation, Consumer Confidence


"AUD/USD is listless on Friday, as the pair trades slightly above the 0.82 line. On the release front, it?s another busy day in the US, highlighted by CPI and the UoM Consumer Sentiment. There are no A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-16 14:19
Taggar: consumer sentiment, cpi, employment

US Jobless Claims Rose Last Week


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits last week increased to the highest level since early September, but the underlying trend continued to point to a strengthening labor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-15 19:43
Taggar: employment, market, point

GBP/USD ? Pound Weakens As Inflation Fallout Continues


"The pound has posted losses on Thursday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.51 range. In the UK, the only release, RICS House Price Balance, matched the estimate of 11%. It was a disappointing day in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-15 18:56
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

USD/CAD ? Strong Volatility After Weak US Numbers


"The Canadian dollar took traders on a wild roller coaster ride on Thursday, as dropped over 100 points before recovering. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading in the low-1.19 range, showi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-15 18:29
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Strengthens on Strong Job Numbers


"AUD/USD has posted gains on Thursday, as the pair trades above the 0.82 line in the North American session. On the release front, Australian Employment Change was much stronger than expected, with a g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-15 18:10
Taggar: employment, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Posts Gains as US Unemployment Claims Jumps


"The Japanese yen continues to move higher, as the pair trades in the high-116 range on Thursday. On the release front, Japanese Core Machinery Orders improved to 1.3%, but this was well below expectat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-15 17:04
Taggar: employment, market

Gold Jumps on Weak US Retail Sales


"Gold has posted strong gains on Thursday, taking advantage of weak US retail sales a day earlier. In European trade, the spot price is $1254.59 per ounce in the European session. It?s a busy day in th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-15 14:46
Taggar: employment, gold, retail sales

Australian Joblessness Drops to 6.1%


"The Australian economy added more jobs than expected in December, easing pressure on the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to cut interest rates in the near term. Australia added 37,400 jobs, above expe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-15 04:18
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Under Pressure, US Retail Sales Sink


"AUD/USD is under pressure on Wednesday, as the pair fell below the 0.81 line before recovering. In the North American session, the pair is trading in the mid-0.81 range. On the release front, US retai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-14 17:47
Taggar: employment, retail sales, trading

AUD/USD ? Little Movement as US Job Openings Shines


"AUD/USD is stable on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-0.81 range in the North American session. In the US, there was more good news on the employment front, as JOLTS Jobs Openings jumped to 4.97..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-13 17:26
Taggar: employment

Copper Drops to Five Year on Lower Expected Chinese Demand


"Midway through Janet Yellen?s first year as Federal Reserve chair, consumer prices were rising at the fastest pace in 19 months and some Wall Street economists started asking how long she would be abl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-12 18:43
Taggar: employment, rate

Fed?s Yellen Forecasts Have Been Right So Far


"Midway through Janet Yellen?s first year as Federal Reserve chair, consumer prices were rising at the fastest pace in 19 months and some Wall Street economists started asking how long she would be abl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-12 18:40
Taggar: employment, rate

USD/CAD at 1.1850 after Canadian Employment Unexpectedly Shrank


"Canada?s dollar weakened to a 5 1/2-year low after employment unexpectedly shrank last month as U.S. payrolls grew more than forecast, adding to speculation the Canadian economy is falling behind that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-12 06:57
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, employment

Week in FX Americas ? USD Rally Hits Low Wage Wall


"  US NFP Adds 252,000 jobs in December but wages fell 0.2% Fed Minutes Show Patience is a virtue Canadian employment dissappoints The Non-farm payroll (NFP) report published today showed the United St..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-09 23:08
Taggar: employment, point, rate, report

EUR/USD Reverses Decline Despite Amazing Nonfarm Payrolls


"EUR/USD edged up today, erasing yesterday’s losses. It was a big surprise as US nonfarm payrolls were amazingly good and should have driven the currency pair further down. Ma..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-09 18:04
Taggar: currency, currency pair, employment, market, oil

Canada Loses 4,300 Jobs Misses Expectations


"Canada?s job market continued to cool off in December, shedding 4,300 positions after a loss of 10,700 jobs in November, while the unemployment rate remained at 6.6 per cent, Statistics Canada said on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-09 17:59
Taggar: employment, market, rate

Gold Rises After NFP Shows Earning Declined in December


"Gold futures rose in New York after a government report showed American earnings unexpectedly declined in December, even as payrolls increased. Average hourly earnings for all employees in December dr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-09 17:34
Taggar: employment, gold, report

Fed?s Evans Says Central Bank to Be Patient Hike Likely in 2016


"Chicago Fed President Charles Evans?a voting member of the central bank’s policymaking committee?told CNBC Friday he’d be patient on raising interest rates and would not make a move before..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-09 17:23
Taggar: bank, employment, rate, report

US NFP Beats Expectations with 252,000 jobs


"Employment rose more than forecast in December and the jobless rate declined to 5.6 percent, wrapping up the best year for the labor market since 1999 and adding to evidence the U.S. is a standout in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-09 16:04
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

What will the Dollar do after NFP?


"Market is dollar bulled up ahead of NFP Consensus looks for +250k payroll print U.S unemployment rate expected to improve An NFP miss or consensus to hurt dollar There is no doubt about it, the dollar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-09 13:34
Taggar: bull, dollar, employment, market, rate

Gold Prices Flat as Markets Eye Nonfarm Payrolls


"Gold is almost unchanged on Friday, with the metal trading at a spot price of $1211.33 per ounce in the European session. In the US, today?s highlight is Non-Farm Employment Change. As well, the US un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-09 12:36
Taggar: employment, gold, market, rate, trading

No Stop for Decline of EUR/USD


"EUR/USD declined for yet another trading session today ahead of tomorrow’s nonfarm payrolls. Today’s employment data was positive as jobless claims dropped, albeit not as..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-08 22:25
Taggar: employment, rate, trading

US Jobless Claims Dip As Layoffs Reach 17 Year Low


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week and job cuts declined sharply in December, suggesting the labor market is tightening. Thursday’s reports suppor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-08 19:08
Taggar: economy, employment, market, report

USD/CAD ? Limited Movement as Canadian Housing Inflation Remains Listless


"The Canadian dollar is steady on Thursday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.18 range in the North American session. On the release front, US Unemployment Claims dropped to 294 thousand, slightly above..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-08 18:23
Taggar: dollar, employment

AUD/USD ? Small Gains as Australian Building Approvals Shines


"AUD/USD has posted small gains on Thursday, as the pair trades  slightly above the 81 line. On the release front, Australian Building Approvals posted an  excellent gain of 7.5%. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-08 17:43
Taggar: employment

USD/JPY ? Steady as Unemployment Claims Within Expectations


"USD/JPY has posted small gains on Thursday, as the pair trades in the mid-119 range early in the North American session. On the release front, US Unemployment Claims rose to 294 thousand, slightly abo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-08 16:34
Taggar: employment, indicators

Gold Steady Ahead of Unemployment Claims


"Gold is stable on Thursday, with the metal trading at a spot price of $1206.65 per ounce in the European session. In the US, today?s highlight is Unemployment Claims, with an estimate of 291 thousand..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-08 14:19
Taggar: employment, gold, inflation, rate, trading

AUD/USD ? Little Movement After Strong US Employment Report


"AUD/USD has posted small losses on Wednesday, as the pair trades in the mid-0.80 range. On the release front, ADP Nonfarm Employment Change looked sharp, climbing to 241 thousand. Trade Balance also h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-07 17:33
Taggar: employment, trade balance

Corrective Day in the Market


"Stocks and sovereign debt yields are higher.  So is oil (marginally) and the dollar.  Gold slid for the first time in several sessions.  Much can change before this day is done.  Several data releases..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-07 15:20
Taggar: dollar, employment, employment growth, gold, margin, oil

EUR Longs Have Few Places To Hide


"Euro flash prices hit negative territory Euro CPI headline and core diverge on energy German unemployment data improves sharply EUR breaks psychological ?1.1860 Investors are only interested in one nu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-07 14:01
Taggar: cpi, employment, price index

Economic Data & FOMC Minutes Beneficial for Dollar


"The dollar was strong today with the help of positive macroeconomic data and the hawkish minutes of the December policy meeting of the Federal Reserve. EUR..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-07 01:07
Taggar: dollar, employment, rate

Spanish Employment Recovers in December


"Spanish unemployment has recorded the sharpest drop since the country adopted the euro in 1999, in a further sign the economy is managing to get a hold on its joblessness problem. There was a fall of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-05 16:50
Taggar: economy, employment

EUR/USD ? Euro Struggling to Stay Above 119


"EUR/USD remains under pressure at the start of the trading week, as the pair trades at the 119 line in Monday’s European session. On the release front, today’s highlight is German CPI, whi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-05 14:20
Taggar: cpi, employment, point, trading

GBP/USD ? Dollar Shines Against Pound in 2014


"The British pound was almost unchanged on Wednesday, as GBP/USD closed the day at 1.5550.  Canadian and US markets are closed on Thursday for the New Year?s holiday. Both markets will resume action on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-01 19:10
Taggar: employment, market, pound

USD/CAD ? Struggling Loonie Ends 2014 at 4.5 Year Lows


"The Canadian dollar showed little change on the final trading day of the year, as USD/CAD closed slightly above the 1.16 line on Wednesday. Canadian and US markets are closed on Thursday for the New Y..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-01 18:42
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, trading

USD/JPY ? Yen Staggers to 2014 Finish Line at 120


"USD/JPY ended 2014 on a quiet note, with limited movement on Wednesday. The pair closed the day short of the 120 level, at 119.68. Japanese and US markets are closed on Thursday for the New Year?s hol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-01 15:19
Taggar: employment, market, us market

Pound Holds Own as US Unemployment Claims Jumps


"The British pound has posted small gains on Wednesday, as GBP/USD trades in the high-1.55 range in North American session. On the release front, the US released the final events of 2014, with mixed re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-31 18:39
Taggar: employment, home sales, pound

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dips Under 1.16 on Mixed US Data


"The Canadian dollar has posted small gains on Wednesday, as USD/CAD trades in the high-1.15 range in the North American session. On the release front, the US released the final events of 2014, with mi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-31 17:54
Taggar: chicago pmi, dollar, employment

AUD/USD ? Aussie Steady on Mixed US Numbers


"AUD/USD is almost unchanged on Wednesday, as the pair trades in the high-0.81 range early in North American trade. Australian markets are closed for the New Year’s holiday. In the US, Unemployme..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-31 17:18
Taggar: chicago pmi, employment, market

USD/JPY ? Shrinking Yen Expected to Weaken Further in 2015


"USD/JPY has steadied on Wednesday, after the yen gained about 100 points a day earlier. Later in the European session, USD/JPY is trading in the mid-119 range. On the release front, Japanese markets a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-31 15:39
Taggar: employment, market, point, trading

Gold Expected to Soften in 2015 as US Recovery Deepens


"Gold is stable on Wednesday, with a spot price of $1199.55 per ounce in the European session. In the US, today’s key event is Unemployment Claims, which will be released ahead of its usual Thurs..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-31 14:39
Taggar: chicago pmi, employment, gold, home sales

Dollar Retreats vs. Euro, Doesn?t Fall Far


"EUR/USD bounced today following yesterday’s drop to a new multi-year low. The dollar’s decline was not big, and the US currency regained some of its strength..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-24 20:11
Taggar: currency, dollar, employment

GBP/USD ? Slight Gains For Pound in Light Trade


"GBP/USD has posted slight gains on Wednesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.55 line in the North American session. On the release front, US Unemployment Claims dropped to 280 thousand, beating the f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-24 18:33
Taggar: employment, oil

USD/CAD ? Limited Activity as US Jobless Claims Dips Lower


"The Canadian dollar is showing little change on Wednesday, as USD/CAD trades just above the 1.16 line in the North American session. On the release front, US Unemployment Claims dropped to 280 thousan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-24 18:10
Taggar: dollar, employment, oil

AUD/USD ? Flat in Light Trade


"AUD/USD is showing little movement on Wednesday, as the pair is trading just above the 0.81 line. In the US, Unemployment Claims dropped to 280 thousand, beating the forecast. There are no Australian..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-24 16:12
Taggar: economy, employment, trading

USD/JPY ? Little Movement as Markets Eye US Jobless Claims


"USD/JPY is stable on Wednesday, as USD/JPY is trading in the mid-120 range. In the US, today?s highlight is Unemployment Claims. The key indicator is usually released each Thursday, but has been broug..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-24 14:32
Taggar: employment, market, trading

Gold Remains Listless Ahead of Unemployment Claims


"Gold is showing little movement on Wednesday, as the spot price stands at $1177.61 per ounce. The metal had traded closed to the key 1200 line for most of December, but posted sharp losses to start of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-24 12:48
Taggar: employment, gold

AUD/USD ? Unchanged as Aussie Struggling Close to 81


"AUD/USD has posted moderate gains on Thursday, recovering much of the losses sustained a day earlier. The pair is trading in the high-0.81 range early in the North American session. In the US, Unemplo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-22 16:49
Taggar: employment, point, rate, trading

Front to Back Employment Opportunities Rise at London Margin Derivatives Providers


"Financial services providers of margin forex products have taken advantage of the new year, new role, fever in the UK with several providers advertising jobs across the board, away from the normal sal..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-20 14:11
Taggar: employment, financial, forex, margin

Gold Stays Steady Close to $1200


"Gold is showing little movement on Friday, continuing the lack of activity we have seen for most of the week. In the European session, the spot price stands at $1197.48. There are no US releases on Fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-19 13:10
Taggar: employment, gold

EUR/USD Extends Losses


"EUR/USD continued to decline following the Wednesday’s monetary policy statement from the Federal Reserve. Falling US unemployment claims supported the dollar while the ..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-19 03:57
Taggar: currency, dollar, employment

GBP/USD ? Pound Rebounds on Excellent Retail Sales


"GBP/USD has posted strong gains on Thursday, partially recovering from huge losses a day earlier. In the North American session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.56 range. On the release front, Britis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-18 18:40
Taggar: employment, retail sales, trading

USD/CAD ? Little Movement on Mixed US Data


"The Canadian dollar has shown some movement on Thursday but is largely unchanged on the day, as USD/CAD trades in the low-1.16 range. In the US, Unemployment Claims dropped to 289 thousand, beating ex..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-18 18:05
Taggar: dollar, employment, point

AUD/USD ? Aussie Recovers After Sharp Losses


"AUD/USD has posted moderate gains on Thursday, recovering much of the losses sustained a day earlier. The pair istrading in the high-0.81 range early in the North American session. In the US, Unemploy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-18 17:21
Taggar: employment, point, rate, trading

AUD/USD ? Aussie Recovers After Sharp Losses


"AUD/USD has posted moderate gains on Thursday, recovering much of the losses sustained a day earlier. The pair istrading in the high-0.81 range early in the North American session. In the US, Unemploy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-18 17:21
Taggar: employment, point, rate, trading

USD/JPY ? Sharp Losses for Yen After Fed Hints at Rate Hike


"USD/JPY is steady on Thursday, following huge gains by the pair a day earlier. At the start of the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at the 119 line. On the release front, US Unemployment Cla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-18 16:03
Taggar: employment, trading

USD/JPY ? Sharp Losses for Yen After Fed Hints at Rate Hike


"USD/JPY is steady on Thursday, following huge gains by the pair a day earlier. At the start of the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at the 119 line. On the release front, US Unemployment Cla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-18 16:03
Taggar: employment, trading

Gold Posts Modest Gains, Shrugs off Fed Statement


"Gold is showing little movement on Thursday, as the pair continues to trade close to the $1200 line. In the European session, the spot price stands at $1205.12. Later in the day, the US will release U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-18 14:57
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators

Gold Posts Modest Gains, Shrugs off Fed Statement


"Gold is showing little movement on Thursday, as the pair continues to trade close to the $1200 line. In the European session, the spot price stands at $1205.12. Later in the day, the US will release U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-18 14:57
Taggar: employment, gold, indicators

EUR/USD ? Euro Sinks as Yellen Hints at Rate Hike in Mid-2015


"EUR/USD is steady on Thursday, following the euro’s sharp losses following the Federal Reserve statement on Wednesday. In the European session, the pair is trading slightly above the 1.23 line..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-18 14:09
Taggar: employment, point, trading

Fed Funds Rate Forecast Lowered to 1.125%


"Federal Reserve officials see the federal funds rate rising less by the end of 2015 than they projected three months ago, according to the median estimate of new forecasts released today. They also fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-18 07:45
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

China is Likely Stabilizing, not Slowing


"China’s economy stabilized in the fourth quarter as the services sector strengthened and manufacturing sector picked up a bit of steam, according to the China Beige Book released on Thursday. &#..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-18 06:35
Taggar: economy, employment, profit

Fed FOMC Statement Show Patient Central Bank


"The U.S. Federal Reserve has just released its FOMC statement. The phrase “considerable time” continues to be part of the forward guidance language, but the Fed has now added patience as p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-17 21:08
Taggar: employment

GBP/USD ? Pound Loses Ground As Fed Statement Looms


"GBP/USD has posted strong gains on Wednesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.56 range in the North American session. On the release front, Claimant Count Change posted a strong reading of -26.9 thous..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-17 19:55
Taggar: bank, employment, rate

PBOC Economist: 2015 GDP Growth to Slow to 7.1%


"China is likely to see economic expansion next year decelerate to 7.1 percent as a slowdown in real estate investment continues. While growth may slow, the outlook for employment and inflation remains..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-15 02:58
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, investment, market, rate, real estate

EUR/USD Drops as US Data Makes Dollar Stronger


"EUR/USD went down today after three consecutive daily gains. The majority of US reports, including retail sales and unemployment claims data, were good. This allowed the dollar to&..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 19:06
Taggar: dollar, employment, report, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Slight Losses on Strong US Employment, Retail Sales Data


"GBP/USD has posted slight losses on Thursday, as the pair trades just above the 1.57 line in the North American session. On the release front, there was positive news from the US, as all three key eve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 18:34
Taggar: employment, retail sales

Gold Retreats as US Economy Powers Ahead


"Gold futures fell for the second straight day as gains in the U.S. economy boosted speculation that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates soon. Retail sales in November jumped the most in eigh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 18:02
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, gold, rate, report, retail sales

US Jobless Claims Fell Last Week


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to a strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped by 3,000 to a seaso..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 17:38
Taggar: employment, market, point

AUD/USD ? Aussie Lower on Mixed Australian Job Numbers


"AUD/USD has lost ground on Wednesday, as the pair trades in the mid-0.82 range early in the North American session. On the release front, Australian Employment Change was unexpectedly strong, posting..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 17:35
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

Australia Adds Jobs but Participation Rate Makes Unemployment Rate Higher


"Australia’s unemployment rate rose to 6.3% in November – the highest since 2002, government data showed. The figure was up 0.1% from October despite 42,700 jobs being added to the economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 17:17
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

Gold Posts Slight Losses Ahead of US Employment, Retail Sales Reports


"Gold prices are steady on Thursday, after posting strong gains a day earlier. In the European session, the spot price stands at $1221.86. On the release front, the ECB will offer long-term loans under..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 13:23
Taggar: employment, gold, retail sales

Australian Economy Adds 42,700 Jobs in November


"Australia added more jobs than expected in November, suggesting continued improvement in the labor market, but analysts remain skeptical on how reliable the data is. The Australian economy added 42,70..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 02:52
Taggar: economy, employment, market

Gold Eases Under $1230 on Stronger U.S. Dollar


"Gold prices were little changed on Thursday, retreating further from the previous session’s seven-week high as the dollar extended gains after U.S. data pointed to a strengthening economy. The n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-11 01:20
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, gold, point

Gold Climbs to 6-Week High


"Gold prices are steady on Wednesday, after posting strong gains a day earlier. In the European session, the spot price stands at $1228.10. On the release front, there are no major US events. Today?s h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-10 12:59
Taggar: employment, gold, oil

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Strengthens on Strong US Job Data


"The Canadian dollar has posted gains on Tuesday, as USD/CAD trades in the low-1.14 range in the North American session. On the release front, there was more good news on the US employment front, as JO..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-09 18:05
Taggar: dollar, employment

XAU/USD ? Litttle Movement as Gold Trades Close to $1200 Level


"Gold continues to show little movement, as the spot price stands at $1193.33 in Monday’s North American session. On the release front, the US released the Labor Market Conditions Index, a new ec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-08 18:37
Taggar: employment, gold, market, point

Gold Starts Off Week Close to $1200


"Gold has started the new week quietly, as the spot price stands at $1195.07 on Monday. On the release front, today’s sole event is the Labor Market Conditions Index, a new indicator which the Fe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-08 13:34
Taggar: employment, gold, market

Gold Calm Near $1200 Level


"Gold has started the new week quietly, as the spot price stands at $1195.07 on Monday. On the release front,  today’s sole event is the Labor Market Conditions Index, a new indicator which the F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-08 13:22
Taggar: employment, gold, market

Asian Equities Higher Despite China Trade Figures


"Asian stocks eked out gains on Monday in wake of much stronger-than-expected U.S. employment numbers, although sobering data highlighted the sluggishness in the region’s key economies and temper..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-08 05:34
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, report

Gold Drops to near $1190 after U.S. Jobs Data


"Gold declined for a third straight day as U.S. employment data that beat estimates strengthened the dollar and supported the case for higher borrowing costs in the world?s largest economy. Silver fell..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-08 05:04
Taggar: bull, dollar, economy, employment, gold

U.S. Dollar Starts New Week Strongly


"The dollar started trade on Monday at its highest in over five years against a basket of major currencies, having rallied hard late last week on the back of a surprisingly robust U.S. employment repor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-08 02:02
Taggar: currencies, dollar, employment, report

West TX Oil Below $65 after U.S. Jobs Data


"U.S. oil settled at a 5-year low on Friday as strong U.S. employment data did little to lift the oil market’s bearish mood a day after Saudi Arabia cut official selling prices. U.S. crude future..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-07 01:59
Taggar: bear, employment, market, oil

Looking Ahead in the U.S.


"Traders will be searching for any signs the economy and job market are really kicking into higher gear, as Friday’s jobs report suggests.  November saw the strongest employment gains in 35 month..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-07 01:42
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate, report

USD/CAD ? Little Movment Ahead of US, Canadian Job Data


"The Canadian dollar is steady on Friday, as USD/CAD trades at the 1.14 line. We could see some strong movement from the pair during the day, as both the US and Canada release key employment data. In t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-05 14:04
Taggar: dollar, employment, market

GBP/USD ? Calm Ahead of Key US Job Numbers


"GBP/USD lost ground earlier on Friday but has since recovered. In the European session, the pair is trading slightly below the 1.57 line. On the release front, today’s sole UK release is a minor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-05 13:16
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, trading

Gold Unchanged Ahead of Nonfarm Payrolls


"Gold continues to show little movement, as the spot price stands at $1201.10 in Friday’s European session. On the release front, the markets are expecting a strong reading from Nonfarm Employmen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-05 12:42
Taggar: employment, gold, market, rate, trade balance

Copper Back Above $2.92 on U.S. and China Demand Outlook


"Copper gained for the first time in three days on signs that demand will stay robust in the U.S. and China, the world?s top metals consumers. Nickel reached a nine-week high. Fewer Americans filed for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-05 06:13
Taggar: bank, employment

Dollar Rallies After Huge NFP Figure


"Today, EUR/USD sank to a new low in several years. The main reason for the drop was the release of US nonfarm payrolls. While forecasts were optimistic, even th..."

GBP/USD ? Little Movement as BOE Holds the Course


"GBP/USD is calm on Thursday, as the pair trades in the low 1.57 range in the North American session. On the release front, there were no surprised from the Bank of England, which made no changes to in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 18:41
Taggar: bank, employment, rate

USD/CAD ? Limited Movement as Unemployment Claims Match Forecast


"The Canadian dollar is showing little movement on Thursday, as USD/CAD trades slightly under the 1.14 line. On the release front, Canadian Ivey PMI climbed to 56.9 points, well above expectations. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 17:47
Taggar: dollar, employment, point

U.S. Jobless Claims Fell Last Week to 297,000


"The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to an improving labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped by 17,000 to a seasona..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 17:46
Taggar: employment, market, point

AUD/USD ? Limited Movement as Jobless Claims Meets Expectations


"AUD/USD is showing limited movement on Thursday, as the pair is trading in the high-0.83 range. The Aussie remains in a sharp downward trend, having lost about 350 points in the past two weeks. In Aus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 16:26
Taggar: aussie, employment, point, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY ? Steady Ahead of Jobless Claims


"USD/JPY is almost unchanged on Thursday, as the pair trades just under the psychologically important 120 level. The yen continues to struggle, as the currency finds itself at seven-year lows. On the r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 14:17
Taggar: currency, employment, market

Gold on Hold Ahead of ECB Statement, US Jobless Claims


"Gold is flat on Thursday, as the spot price stands at $1201.10 in the European session. On the release front, today?s highlight is the ECB rate announcement. In the US, the major event of the day is U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 13:36
Taggar: announcement, employment, gold, market, rate

EUR/USD ? Stable Ahead of ECB Statement


"EUR/USD is stable on Thursday, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.23 line. This marks the pair’s lowest level since August 2013. On the release front, today’s highlight is the ECB rat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 12:46
Taggar: announcement, employment, market, rate

Fed Beige Book Shows ?Widespread? Job Gains


"The Federal Reserve reported broad-based employment gains across U.S. industries and regions, two days before the Labor Department issues its highly anticipated monthly jobs data. ?Employment gains we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 07:29
Taggar: employment, report, spread

EUR/USD drops to 1.23 Before ECB


"The euro slumped to a two-year low as reports showing economic growth in the U.S. contrasted with weak data from Europe, amplifying calls for European Central Bank President Mario Draghi to unveil fur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 07:27
Taggar: bank, dollar, employment, report, spread

EUR/USD Rallies to 1.24 after ECB Disappointment


"The euro started trade on Friday higher against most of its peers but could struggle to extend gains if U.S. employment data due later in the day re-energise dollar bulls. Investors were forced to tri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 01:24
Taggar: bank, bear, bull, currency, dollar, employment, point

Data from USA Makes EUR/USD Drop to New Low


"EUR/USD sank to a new multi-year low today as economic data from the United States continued to show growth of the economy in contrast to indicators from E..."

GBP/USD ? Pound Strengthens on Solid Services PMI


"GBP/USD has posted gains on Wednesday, as the pair trades just above the 1.56 line. On the release front, British Services PMI climbed to 58.6 points. As well, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osbor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-03 19:04
Taggar: employment, point

USD/CAD ? Modest Losses on Weak US Jobless Data, BOC Statement


"The Canadian dollar has posted modest gains on Wednesday, as USD/CAD trades in the mid-1.13 range. On the release front, ADP Nonfarm Employment Change slipped to 208 thousand, well off expectations. I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-03 18:29
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, rate

AUD/USD ? Aussie Under Pressure as GDP Slips


"AUD/USD remains under pressure on Wednesday, as the pair struggles to stay above the 0.84 line. The Aussie remains in a sharp downward trend, having lost about 350 points in the past two weeks. On the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-03 17:16
Taggar: aussie, employment, point

USD/JPY ? Dollar Sets Sights on 120


"USD/JPY is showing little movement on Wednesday, as the pair trades in the mid-119, within striking distance of the psychologically important 120 level. On the release front, ADP Nonfarm Employment Ch..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-03 16:06
Taggar: employment, market

Gold Flat Ahead of US Jobless Claims Release


"Gold is flat on Wednesday, as the spot price stands at $1201.10 in the European session. On the release front, there are two key releases ? ADP Nonfarm Employment Change and ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-03 14:11
Taggar: employment, gold

US Treasuries Continue Falling Before Jobs Report


"Treasuries fell for a second day as a Labor Department report this week is forecast to show gains in employment and wages, and as companies including Amazon.com Inc. and American Express Co. prepare t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-02 18:07
Taggar: employment, report

Gold Falls After 1 Day Rally


"Gold fell, paring gains from the biggest one-day rally in more than a year, as a stronger dollar curbed demand for the metal as a protection of wealth. Silver and platinum dropped. The Bloomberg Dolla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-02 17:56
Taggar: dollar, employment, gold

EUR/USD ? Euro Remains Rangebound


"EUR/USD continues to look listless this week as the pair shows little movement on Tuesday. In the European session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.24 range. It’s a quiet day on the release fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-02 11:41
Taggar: employment, trading

Deutsche Bank Calls RBA Rate Cut in 2015 on Jobless


"Australia?s central bank will reduce its key interest rate next year as unemployment rises, Deutsche Bank AG said, breaking ranks with its major counterparts.  Policy makers will lower the cash rate b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-02 05:22
Taggar: bank, employment, point, rate

Next Week


"Central Bank Watch:  Monetary policy meetings in Canada, Australia, Euroland, Britain, India, Brazil, and Poland.  Also, Fed?s Beige Book gets released. Data: Purchasing manager surveys: man..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-29 02:14
Taggar: bank, employment

Next Week


"Central Bank Watch:  Monetary policy meetings in Canada, Australia, Euroland, Britain, India, Brazil, and Poland.  Also, Fed?s Beige Book gets released. Data: Purchasing manager surveys: man..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-29 02:14
Taggar: bank, employment

Japan?s Unemployment Rate Improved to 3.5% in October


"Japan’s unemployment rate improved to 3.5 percent in October from 3.6 percent the previous month, with some companies eager to hire women due to labor shortages, government data showed Friday. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-28 16:51
Taggar: employment, rate

Italian Unemployment Hits Record


"Meanwhile, unemployment figures for October showed a reading of 11.5 percent for the euro zone, holding steady from September. Italy was the major drag with the struggling nation’s numbers reach..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-28 16:29
Taggar: employment

Gold Stable in Post-Holiday Trade


"Gold is trading quietly on Friday, as the spot price stands at $1184 per ounce. There are no US releases on Friday, so traders can expect light trading during the day. Ahead of the Thanksgiving holida..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-28 12:01
Taggar: employment, gold, trading

EUR/USD ? Little Movement As German Retail Sales Climbs


"EUR/USD is showing little movement on Friday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.24 range. On the release front, German Retail Sales posted a strong gain of 1.9%, beating the estimate. French Consumer Sp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-28 11:34
Taggar: employment, retail sales

Thanksgiving Day 2014


"Markets will lack the usual leadership of the U.S. trading presence, but some interesting data were released earlier. Germany?s unemployment stayed at a record low of 6.6% in November.  14K fewer..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-27 17:54
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, trading

Thanksgiving Day 2014


"Markets will lack the usual leadership of the U.S. trading presence, but some interesting data were released earlier. Germany?s unemployment stayed at a record low of 6.6% in November.  14K fewer..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-27 17:54
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, trading

ECB?s Draghi Says Europe Faces 3 Risks


"Europe’s recovery faces three risks ? unemployment and a lack of productivity and structural reforms, according to the European Central Bank’s President, Mario Draghi. In a speech to be de..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-27 17:25
Taggar: bank, employment

Gold Stable Ahead of US Holiday


"Gold is trading quietly on Thursday, as the spot price stands at $1196 per ounce. On the release front, US markets are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, so traders can expect light trading during t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-27 13:05
Taggar: employment, gold, market, trading, us market

Gold Stable in Holiday Trade


"Gold is trading quietly on Thursday, as the spot price stands at $1196 per ounce. On the release front, US markets are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, so traders can expect light trading during t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-27 13:05
Taggar: employment, gold, market, trading, us market

EUR/USD ? Limited Movement in Holiday Trading


"EUR/USD is showing little movement on Thursday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.24 range. US markets are closed for Thanksgiving, so traders can expect thin trading during the day. On the release fron..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-27 12:27
Taggar: cpi, employment, market, trading, us market

USD/CAD ? US Dollar Shrugs Off Sluggish Data


"USD/CAD is showing limited movement on Wednesday, as the Canadian dollar was unable to take advantage of weak US economic data. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading in the mid-1.12 range..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-26 18:18
Taggar: dollar, employment, trading

Gold Unchanged as US Jobless Claims Rise


"Gold futures were steady as investors assessed equities near record highs against signs that improvement in the U.S. job market has stalled. The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment bene..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-26 17:26
Taggar: employment, gold, market, report

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