Nonfarm payroll

Week Ahead: Dollar Rises as U.S. Jobs Outperform Despite Trade Fears

Week Ahead: Dollar Rises as U.S. Jobs Outperform Despite Trade Fears

The U.S. nonfarm payrolls report showed the economy added 223,000 jobs in May driving the unemployment rate to a 18-year low of 3.8 percent. Wage growth surprised with a 0.3 percent gain that validates the idea for more rate hikes this year. Here’s your week ahead.

Week Ahead: U.S. Dollar Rises Ahead of Jobs Data

Week Ahead: U.S. Dollar Rises Ahead of Jobs Data

The greenback had a positive week ahead of the Easter holiday. The first week of April will kick off with a plethora of U.S. economic data, the most important of all the U.S. nonfarm payrolls.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, March 12

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, March 12

Global equities have advanced overnight as ‘trade-war’ concerns take a back seat to economic optimism following last Friday’s U.S. jobs report. Here are the 5 things you should know to start out your week.

Week Ahead: Dollar Mixed Ahead of Retail Sales, Inflation and North Korea Meeting

Week Ahead: Dollar Mixed Ahead of Retail Sales, Inflation and North Korea Meeting

The U.S. dollar ended up mixed against major pairs after the release of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report for February and news of a potential meet up between North Korea and American leaders.

The Week Ahead: US Dollar Surges Amidst Volatility

The Week Ahead: US Dollar Surges Amidst Volatility

The U.S. dollar had its strongest week against major currency pairs in twelve months. Even as the United States is suffering a bout of political uncertainty, the dollar became a safe haven as stocks and bonds saw massive moves this week.