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(What's Left of) Our Economy: Despite Strong December, Manufacturing Jobs Recession Continues & Sector Suffers Worst Year Since 2009

In December, American domestic manufacturing employment enjoyed its best monthly increase (17,000) since January (18,000). But these gains were not enough to pull the sector out of its latest jobs recession, as employment is down on net by 24,000 since December, 2014. 543 more words

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U.S. Dollar priced in on strong Non-Farm Payroll for December

U.S. and Canadian December payroll figures continue to beat expectations. Looking at the U.S. figures especially, this is a good sign signalling we are one step closer to the much anticipated rate hike. 167 more words

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Forex, sterlina-dollaro (GBP/USD) in forte rialzo. Stop al Brexit?

La sterlina vola e nella sessione di ieri ha guadagnato oltre 180 pip nel cambio sterlina-dollaro (GBP/USD), sfruttando la debolezza del dollaro USA, ma anche e soprattutto¬†per le notizie provenienti sia dalla… 366 more words

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U.S. Dollar facing election risk and Non-Farm Payrolls ahead

Earlier this week, the U.S. Dollar sold off on a factor of election risk, drop in oil price, and a lack of direction for the December rate hike. 333 more words

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My dance with USDJPY last week...........hahahahahahaha

Last week, I short the USDJPY at 102.95 and again at 103.52 for an average cost of 103.23.

By the end of the week, I was getting uncomfortable with the possibility of a strong NFP, so I decided to cut loss at 103.53 and took a loss of 0.30 yen. 48 more words

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Post-NFP trade setups for the week ahead October 9, 2016

The Non-Farm Payrolls disappointed with a weaker than expected employment change of 156K and unemployment rate creeped up to 5%. Meanwhile, Canada posted a record 67.2K employment gain whipsawing the USDCAD pair quite a bit. 279 more words

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