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NFP Preview: 75bps hike likely even if jobs disappoint

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

Week Ahead: RBA, FOMC Minutes and Non-Farm Payrolls

Volatility may pickup later in the week as the RBA makes its decision on an interest rate hike and the US releases FOMC Minutes, as well as NFP.

Non-Farm Payrolls beat; What will the Fed think?

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

June 3, 2022 03:18 PM

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NFP preview: Leading indicators slow while Fed poised to charge ahead

The leading indicators point to a slightly below-expectations reading in this month’s NFP report, with headline job growth potentially coming in somewhere in the 225K-325K range

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...

NFP headline beats expectations; confirms Fed’s view that labor markets are tight

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

May 6, 2022 03:57 PM

Nasdaq limping as yields press higher

Sentiment remains fragile following the big sell-off on Thursday

May 6, 2022 01:04 PM

European Open: GBP trades around its 23-month low ahead of NFP

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

May 6, 2022 06:19 AM

NFP preview: Ugly leading indicators have traders on edge

The leading indicators point to slightly below-expectation reading in this month’s NFP report...see what they're saying and possible ways to trade it!

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

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

April 1, 2022 04:02 PM

NFP preview: Will the jobs report tip the scales on the Fed’s decision next month?

This will be the final NFP report before the next Fed meeting in early May, where traders are currently split between expecting a 25bps and a 50bps rate hike.

March 31, 2022 02:13 PM

Strong February NFP report, however, wages slip

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

March 4, 2022 03:35 PM

European Open: USD/JPY holds key support ahead of NFP

Lively headlines overnight jolted markets, but USD/JPY did hold a key support level heading into today’s Nonfarm payroll report.

March 4, 2022 05:27 AM

NFP Preview: All eyes on wages with Fed liftoff less than two weeks away

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

March 3, 2022 03:14 PM

NFP Recap: Jobs report much stronger than expected

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

February 4, 2022 04:13 PM

European Open: Futures point higher, USD/CAD in focus for NFP

Strong earnings from Amazon in aftermarket trade helped US futures rally and recoup some of the Meta-induced losses, with Asian markets following suit.

February 4, 2022 05:59 AM

NFP Preview: An ugly jobs report looks likely – will it deter the Fed?

A particularly poor report could tilt the Fed away from the “double” 50bps interest rate hike that some more aggressive traders have penciled in for March...

February 3, 2022 03:17 PM

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Non-Farm Payrolls underwhelm; what does it mean for the Fed?

The US added +199,000 jobs to the economy in December vs +400,000 expected

January 7, 2022 04:01 PM

NFP preview: Improvement likely as traders eye March for interest rate liftoff

The leading indicators point to a slightly above-expectation reading in this month’s NFP report, with headline job growth potentially coming in somewhere in the 425-525k range.

January 6, 2022 03:12 PM

NFP big miss! But does it matter to the Fed?

Inflation and the Omicron variant of the coronavirus will be more in focus as the committee decides if they should increase the pace of tapering

December 3, 2021 04:35 PM

European Open: US government avoids shutdown, NFP in focus

The debt can has been kicked down the road again as the Democrats passed a bill to fund the government until mid-February.

NFP preview: What to expect from the key US jobs report as Fed wavers on taper plan

Traders and economists are looking for 553K net new jobs in Friday’s report, with wages expected rise by 0.4% m/m, in the final NFP report of 2021.

December 2, 2021 02:34 PM

NFP: Strong beat! But does it matter?

This is the type of employment data the Fed was looking when they met 2 days ago

November 5, 2021 03:26 PM