Archive for April 2nd, 2010

Deeper Analysis

A Respectable U.S. Jobs Report Elevates Dollar Somewhat Further

April 2, 2010

Non-farm payroll jobs advanced 162K last month.  That was not far from post-ADP expectations in the market.  It was also the largest monthly advance since March 2007 and the third best gain since May 2006.  With combined upward revisions of 62K in January-February, jobs increased by 54K per month on average last quarter compared to […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Fed, Bank of Japan, and U.S. Labor Market in the News

April 2, 2010

Markets are closed today for Good Friday in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, India, Singapore, the Philippines, Latin America and Canada.  The U.S. stock market will not open; however, the Treasury market will open until noontime EDT because the U.S. Labor Department is releasing its March jobs report at the usual 08:30 eastern time (12:30 […] More