Non-Farm Payrolls — News Archive

Traders Buy Yen amid Fed Tapering Concerns

The Japanese yen was rising today, getting help from speculations that the US Federal Reserve will reduce the scale of its asset purchases as early as this month. The currency has started to lose its gains, but stays above the opening level for now.

US Dollar Gets Boost from ADP Report

US dollar is headed higher today, gaining ground as the latest ADP employment is released. With this positive news, there is an expectation that the Fed really will start tapering its asset purchases soon.

US Dollar Surges With “Dectaper” on the Table

Today’s surprising payrolls report out of the United States is fueling speculation that the Federal Reserve could begin its taper as early as December. The latest report shows a surge in jobs, and that is leading some to believe that the easing policy will be lifted, which is very dollar positive.

Dollar Drops as Non-Farm Payrolls Disappoint

The US dollar dropped sharply against most major currencies today after non-farm payrolls frustrated market participants, showing employment growth that was slower than investors have hoped for.

Dollar Firm Ahead of NFP, Trims Gains vs. Euro on Housing

The US dollar was relatively strong today ahead of tomorrow’s non-farm payrolls. The currency trimmed its gains versus the euro after the release of housing data that was worse than market participants have hoped for.

Dollar Weak After Employment Report

The US dollar weakened after the employment report came out worse than was expected, adding to concerns caused by the partial US government shutdown. It suggested that US economic growth was not stable even without politicians messing things up.

Dollar Ahead of US Government Shutdown

Two major events for the US dollar will happen this week: the deadline for the US budget and non-farm payrolls. What outlook do analysts have for the greenback ahead of these events?

Euro Mostly Rangebound Today as Traders Wait for FOMC

Euro is mostly rangebound today, with a slight propensity toward weakness against currencies that aren’t the US dollar. There is a lot happening right now, and many traders seem ready to wait until next week, and the next FOMC announcement.

Weekly Losses of Sterling Limited by Positive Fundamentals

The Great Britain pound weakened this week against the US dollar and the euro, but losses were limited because of favorable fundamentals. The currency was also falling versus the Japanese yen, but managed to rebound by the weekend.

Dollar Drops on Worse-Than-Expected Non-Farm Payrolls

The US dollar slumped today against most major currencies as non-farm payrolls came out worse that was predicted by analysts, fueling speculations that the Federal Reserve will refrain from trimming of monetary stimulus.

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