Non-Farm Employment Change

/Non-Farm Employment Change

august, 2019

02aug12:30 pm12:30 pmNon-Farm Employment ChangeIMPACT: ALL MAJOR PAIRS & USD RELATED INSTRUMENTS12:30 pm - 12:30 pm UTC Event Type :High Impact Time has ran out! Better luck next time!

Event Details

What is this event?

Job creation is an important leading indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for a majority of overall economic activity. This is vital economic data released shortly after the month ends. The combination of importance and earliness makes for hefty market impacts.

Measures

Change in the number of employed people during the previous month, excluding the farming industry.

Effect on Currency

‘Actual’ greater than ‘Forecast’ is good for currency.

Frequency of event

Released monthly, usually on the first Friday after the month ends.

Source of Data

Bureau of Labor Statistics (latest release)

Time

(Friday) 12:30 pm - 12:30 pm

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