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Up-to-date non-farm payroll data since 1939

January 29, 2014 1:09 am GMT+0  in Historical and Research

Nonfarm payroll (NFP) report is one of the most important economic report from the United States. The reason is simple that the nonfarm employment report represents approximately 80% of the total work-force which makes United States’ GDP. This post will have the latest updated data with all the historical employment numbers since the year 1939. […]

Historical Nonfarm Payroll Data – An Insight

January 27, 2014 5:06 am GMT+0  in Historical and Research

Here is an insight of the historical non farm payroll data and the interrelationships of nonfarm employment with population growth and the strength of the U.S. dollar strength. Nonfarm payroll data (often referred by the acronym NFP) is one of the most important economic releases to come out of the United States. It shows employment […]

Latvia adopts euro – Let’s revisit eurozone divergence and convergence

January 6, 2014 6:03 am GMT+0  in Euro Zone, Historical and Research

Latvia became the 18th country to enter the euro-zone and that brings  one more country with negative inflation under the umbrella of the single currency i.e. the euro. On the other hand this new addition takes the leadership position as far as the real GDP growth is considered. With the expected GDP growth of 4%, […]

Syrian Conflict and The U.S. Dollar

August 29, 2013 4:14 am GMT+0  in Forex Fundamentals and News, Historical and Research

If we search for “Syrian conflict and EUR/USD” or such search terms, we will find a lot of news items and predictions. Most of those would indicate a rise in dollar strength because it is considered to be a safe haven currency. Would you like to sell buy dollars against other currencies e.g. sell EUR/USD […]