The US dollar had an amazing trading week, reaching the highest level in more than a decade against the euro, thanks to positive economic data from the United States and quantitative easing in Europe.
Non-Farm Payrolls — News Archive
March 06th, 2015 at 14:49
One of the most important events this week was today’s release of US non-farm payrolls. While analysts expected robust employment growth, the actual report turned out to be even better than was expected, spurring talks about an early interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve. The US dollar rallied against its most-traded peers as a result.
February 07th, 2015 at 16:43
The US dollar was rather mixed during this week. The currency fell against the euro initially but bounced later to end the week flat. The greenback climbed against the euro but dropped versus commodity currencies as well as the Great Britain pound.
February 06th, 2015 at 15:00
The US dollar soared today after US non-farm payrolls demonstrated amazing figures even though the unemployment rate increased. The greenback was especially strong against the Japanese yen.
January 09th, 2015 at 17:35
The US dollar dipped against its major peers today even though US non-farm payrolls came out even better than optimistic expectations. Can the weird behavior be explained? So happens, market analysts have a theory that justifies the poor performance of the US currency.
December 06th, 2014 at 3:58
The US dollar jumped to settle higher against the majority of other most-traded currencies due to overwhelmingly positive non-farm payrolls. While most analysts were optimistic about US employment, even they could not anticipate such impressive growth.
November 07th, 2014 at 18:05
The euro gained on the US dollar today after employment data from the United States missed analysts’ projections. The currency also rallied versus the Great Britain pound but was unable to advance against the Japanese yen.
November 07th, 2014 at 11:27
Greenback is consolidating ahead of today’s US nonfarm payrolls data for October. Dollar index is a little bit lower right now, and the euro has made a few gains following its steep losses yesterday.
November 06th, 2014 at 11:49
US dollar is settling down a little bit after yesterday’s surge. Right now, it’s a bit about profit taking as Forex traders gear up for the next round of economic data, and contemplate the future of the eurozone.
November 06th, 2014 at 11:29
Euro is getting a little bit of a boost today, heading higher head of the ECB announcement that is expected shortly. The 18-nation currency is heading a little higher, in spite of recent disappointing factory data, and the possibility that the ECB will have to add more stimulus.