Tag: JOLTS report

Financial Market Preview for April 4-8

The labor market in the U.S. isn’t slowing down as the recent NFP showed another gain of 215K and a modest bump in wages. The markets are likely to keep digesting this news at the beginning of the week. Looking…

Financial Market Preview for March 9-13

The recent NFP payroll report showed, yet again, another strong gain in jobs with 295K jobs added last month and rate of unemployment fell to 5.5%. This news fueled gains in the U.S. dollar and dragged down gold and silver…

Gold and Silver Outlook for February 9-13

Gold and silver didn’t perform well again in the past week, and the recent NF payroll report provided additional thrust to bullion’s descent. U.S. treasury yields, which tend to have a negative relation with the prices of precious metals, started…

Financial Market Preview for February 9-13

The U.S. NF payroll report presented higher growth in jobs than market expectations and a rise in wages.  This news was enough to bring up the US dollar. Looking forward, the JOLTS report, the other labor market monthly update, will…

Financial Market Forecast for December 8 -12

The recent NFP payroll report showed a higher than expected gain of 321K jobs in November. This news was enough to bring down gold and silver and pull back up U.S. dollar against the yen and Aussie dollar.  Looking forward,…

Financial Market Forecast for November 10 -14

The recent release of the NFP payroll report came a bit short than expected with 214K jobs added during October — nonetheless, this was enough to bring down the U.S. dollar and pull back up gold and silver. Looking forward,…

Gold and Silver Forecast for July 14-18

The gold and silver market heated up last week after they didn’t do much in the previous week. The minutes of the FOMC meeting may have partly contributed to the rally of precious metals by the end of last week:…

Gold and Silver Forecast for July 7-11

Precious metals didn’t do much last week and their rally of the past several weeks seems to have reached an impasse. Yellen’s speech at the IMF had a dovish tone as she restated a rate isn’t likely to occur anytime…