Services and Manufacturing PMIs are out on Wednesday at 11:30 MT time.
US Nonfarm Payrolls
|Nonfarm payrolls or NFP is a monthly change in the number of employed people. It is the significant indicator of business health and, as a result, the whole economic activity in the United States. That is why traders pay high attention to it. The US dollar needs additional rate hikes this year, so a positive reading of the indicator will increase chances of the Federal Reserve raising interest rates. Look at an economic calendar at 15:30 MT time on May 4. If the data is positive, the US dollar will rise.|
The market sentiment is mixed as investors weigh US stimulus package against the rising infections and worse-than-expected US unemployment claims. Jump in for fresh analysis of EUR/USD, USD/JPY, S&P 500 and gold!
US Initial jobless claims will be announced on Thursday at 15:30 MT time.
The US dollar has broken through the key resistance, it failed to cross since March so far. Riskier assets are dipping. Let’s discuss it in detail.