The market takes breath after the long rally. What opportunities do traders have today?
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 United States will publish a weekly update on unemployment claims on July 9, at 15:30 MT time.
The market sentiment deteriorated amid increasing virus cases in the USA and Australia. Investors prefer safe-haven assets like gold, the US dollar and the Japanese yen.
Riskier currencies and stocks are in favor of investors. Surprisingly, gold rallies too. Let’s have a closer look.
Congratulations! Gold has just opened a new era... or, rather, reopened...
Canada will publish the employment change and the unemployment rate on July 10, at 15:30 MT time.