The US Inflation Rate (CPI) will be announced on Wednesday, October 13, at 15:30 MT (GMT+3). Traders eagerly await this event as it will impact the USD and thus the vast majority of currency pairs in the Forex market.
American job surge decelerates in February
In February, American job surged speeded down to a five-month minimum because the weather-related boost in the previous two months faded away, staff members became more scarce, while tighter financial conditions started putting pressure on the labor market.
The tempo of hiring was firm enough, pushing the unemployment rate back below 4%.
The US Labor Department's posted moderation in employment surge. The given outcome is in line with a decelerating economy that will mark ten years of expansion in July - the longest period on record. It will probably back the Fed’s cautious approach towards further interest rate hikes in 2019.
Nonfarm payrolls managed to head north by 180,000 jobs in February. By the way, it would be the smallest ascend since September. Eventually, in December and January, payrolls tacked on by 526,000 jobs because mild temperatures backed hiring at construction sites, and also in the leisure as well as hospitality industry.
In February, temperatures became chilly that market experts told could have reversed employment gains in a number of weather-sensitive industries. Market experts are assured that the effects of a stock market sell-off along with a leap in American Treasury gains last year restrained February hiring because household wealth dived by a record $3.8 trillion, while a lot of sources of capital for businesses froze up, as follows from Fed data.
Notwithstanding the fact the American economy surged by 2.9% last year, thus demonstrating the strongest outcome for three years, in general, it lost momentum as the year was over. Business spending, homebuilding, retail sales, and exports all headed south in December, setting the American economy on a slower surge path.
The previous year, labor costs added just 1.4%, which is the smallest leap since 2016, having soared by 2.2% in 2017.
The US will reveal Non-farm payrolls today at 15:30 GMT+3. Here are the forecasts of 8 major banks regarding the upcoming NFP report. The common forecast (market consensus) is 500K. What’s yours?
The Fed can start tapering already this November, oil is rallying pushing the Canadian dollar up! Jump in to know more!
The bullish movement in the stock market is gaining speed, and Bitcoin ETFs are closer than they might seem. What do we need to know for the next trading week?
The Fed is ready to start tapering in November. Since the markets were expecting this and it wasn’t a surprise, the USD slumped allowing risk-on currencies and gold to rally up.
US Retail Sales will be out on October 15 at 15:30 MetaTrader time (GMT+3).