Posts Tagged ‘jobs’

Dollar Edged Higher in The Wake of Solid U.S. Jobs Data

by Forex Rooton July 7, 2014 8:05 am BST
The euro eased 0.1 percent to about $1.3585, having pulled back from a high of $1.3701 on July 1, its highest level in about six weeks while the dollar edged higher on Monday and touched its highest level in more than a week versus a basket of major currencies, staying on firm footing in the […]

Is there a New Paradigm In Labor Activity?

by Christopher Lemieuxon August 22, 2013 9:59 pm BST
The number of jobless claims in the U.S. for the month ending on August 17, the total claims dropped to 330,500 opposed to the prior week where claims increased by 13,000 to 336,000, according to the Labor Department. Layoffs continue to decrease, but there has become a paradox in the labor force: there are fewer […]

Dollar holds upper hand after stellar U.S. jobs growth

by Forex Rooton March 11, 2013 5:25 am BST
The dollar hovered near a 3-1/2-year high against the yen and held an upper hand against other major currencies on Monday after remarkable growth in U.S. employment added to optimism over recovery in the world’s largest economy. U.S. employers added a more-than-expected 236,000 workers to their payrolls in February while the jobless rate fell to […]

Dollar rallies to 3-1/2 year high vs. yen before U.S. jobs

by Forex Rooton March 8, 2013 4:53 am BST
The dollar surged to a 3-1/2 year high against the yen on Friday, with the near-term focus on whether U.S. jobs data will fuel hopes for a further recovery in the U.S. labour market. The euro eased versus the dollar but clung to the bulk of the gains made the previous day, when the European […]