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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*

Nonfarm Payrolls

13:30
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
266.0k190.0k128.0k

Details

Source
U.S. Department of Labor
Measures
Reports the monthly change in the number of employed workers not including the farming and government sectors. High volatility is usually seen before and after the report is released. Job creation is the foremost indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of economic activity.
Usual Effect
A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the USD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the USD.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Jan 10, 2020
Why Traders Care
The number of unemployed workers is an important signal of overall economic activity since consumer spending is greatly correlated with labor-market conditions.
Also Called
Non-Farm Employment Change, Non-Farm Payrolls, NFP, Employment Change
13:30
USD
Private Payrolls
high
254.0k180.0k163.0k*
13:30
USD
Unemployment Rate
high
3.5%3.6%3.6%
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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