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FridayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
07:00
EUR
German Industrial Production (m/m)
med
-1.7%0.1%-0.6%
07:00
EUR
German Industrial Production (y/y)
med
-5.3%-3.6%-4.5%*
07:45
EUR
French Current Account
low
-2.4B-2.9B*
07:45
EUR
French Trade Balance
low
-4.73B-5.0B-5.42B*
08:00
CHF
Foreign Currency Reserves
med
782.9B779.5B*
13:30
USD
Average Hourly Earnings (m/m)
high
0.2%0.3%0.4%*
13:30
CAD
Employment
high
-71.210.0-1.8
13:30
USD
Nonfarm Payrolls
high
266.0k190.0k156.0k*
13:30
USD
Private Payrolls
high
254.0k180.0k163.0k*
13:30
USD
Unemployment Rate
high
3.5%3.6%3.6%

Unemployment Rate

13:30
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
3.5%3.6%3.6%

Details

Source
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Measures
The Unemployment Rate measures the percentage of the total work force that is unemployed and actively seeking employment during the previous month.
Usual Effect
A higher than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the USD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the USD.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Jan 10, 2020
Why Traders Care
Although it's generally viewed as a lagging indicator, the number of unemployed people is an important signal of overall economic health because consumer spending is highly correlated with labor-market conditions. Unemployment is also a major consideration for those steering the country's monetary policy.
Also Called
Jobless Rate
13:30
CAD
Unemployment
high
5.9%5.5%5.5%
15:00
USD
Wholesale Inventories (m/m)
low
0.1%0.2%0.2%
15:00
USD
UoM Consumer Sentiment Index
high
99.297.096.8
20:00
USD
Consumer Credit
low
18.91B16.0B9.58B*

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