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NFP Preview: Why the US Dollar Could Be More Volatile Than Usual
The recent consolidation in the US Dollar Index and the Fed’s renewed data dependence could lead to a more-volatile-than-usual reaction in the US dollar.
Big Tech layoffs: Are there more job cuts to come?
Meta and Amazon have embarked on their second round of job cuts, and we think more could be on the way.
Tech layoffs: Will Big Tech make more job cuts?
Microsoft, Alphabet, Meta, Amazon and Salesforce are among the biggest names to cut jobs, but are more to come?
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NFP preview: no signs of a slowing jobs market yet!
Thankfully, some of the early data suggests that the US consumer remained healthy as of December, and that optimism is keeping expectations for the labor market elevated as well.
Big Tech layoffs: Is the US job market starting to crack?
Big Tech stocks have paused hiring and started to make layoffs, but are deeper job cuts around the corner?
NFP preview: Will Powell get the jobs slowdown he wants?
Traders are split 50/50 between expecting another 75bps rate hike and a downshift to 50bps, so we’re likely to see some market volatility regardless of how this month’s jobs report prints.
JOLTS has markets second guessing the Fed outcome
The JOLTS figure today shows that the US has even more job vacancies than anticipated, which was already high. This should give the Fed confidence in raising rates by 75bps tomorrow.
Could the Non-Farm Payrolls print be…….BAD?
If the NFP print is weaker than expected, there will be a lot of talk about the Fed pivot, and markets may see the current trends in stocks and the US Dollar continue!
Could the Non-Farm Payrolls print be…….BAD?
If the NFP print is weaker than expected, there will be a lot of talk about the Fed 'pivot', and markets may see the current trends in stocks and the US Dollar continue!
Antipodean double header data review - NZ GDP and AU jobs
With some calm restored to Wall Street overnight, attention today tuned to the release of Q2 NZ GDP and the Australian August labour force report for August.
NFP preview: Will the jobs report seal a 75bps hike from the Fed?
With some ambiguity about the Fed’s imminent policy decision still lingering, this month’s jobs report will be critical...
AU July Jobs Report - A messy mix fails to cloud labour market strength
The Australian jobs report for July has provided a messy mix. The unemployment rate fell to a 48-year low of 3.4%, despite the economy shedding 40,900 jobs, snapping a run of eight consecutive months of gains.
Thumping AU jobs report supports further gains for AUDNZD
Good news today for the Australian economy as the employment report for June stunned with across-the-board strength.
Early NFP insight: Signs of slowing jobs growth in high-frequency data?
Employers may not be posting as many new job openings as they were late last year, and at the margin, more Americans are claiming unemployment benefits than were at the start of this quarter...
ASX200 trims losses after the lowest AU jobless rate since the 70s
With all the bearish news in recent months, it's easy to lose sight of the positives that emerged post the pandemic. Australian labour force data released this morning showed the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%, its lowest level since the 1970s.
NZ employment report preview and what next for the NZDUSD
A huge week ahead as three central banks line up to raise interest rates, and three employment reports drop, including one in New Zealand on Wednesday morning.
ASX200 rebounds ahead of AU jobs data on Super Thursday
Rounding out a trifecta of critical economic events tomorrow morning, Australian labour force data for February is due for release at 11.30 am Sydney time.
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NZ jobs preview and AUDNZD trade idea update
A public holiday in New Zealand yesterday for the Auckland Anniversary Day, enabling local traders a chance to catch their breath after a busy few weeks.
Bumper AU jobs data and China rate cut ignite AUDNZD
Following an impressive gain of +366k jobs in November, the Australian economy added another +64.8k job in December. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.2% from 4.6%, its lowest level since pre the Global Financial Crisis, August 2008
Preview of AU Dec Jobs data and where to next for the ASX200
Tomorrow at 11.30 am Sydney time, Australian labour force data for December is scheduled to be released.
AUDUSD tests key support after AU jobs data disappoints
At its board meeting last week, the Reserve Bank of Australia noted that a tighter labour market is required to lift wages growth, which takes time to achieve its inflation objective.
NFP preview: With Fed policy set, focus shifts to fiscal policy and inflation
This month’s NFP report comes out at a bit of an awkward time for traders, but inflation remains in focus
Australian jobs preview and where to next for the AUDUSD
Tomorrow at 11.30 am Sydney time, Australian labour force data for September is due to drop.