PA ANALYSIS: Could mixed January jobs data derail the Fed’s plans?
The first US nonfarm payroll data since Donald Trump’s inauguration has made the Federal Reserve’s next rate moves harder to calculate, leaving investment professionals split on the US economy’s inflation trajectory.
Trump-quakes: reflation trade, jobs growth and China
As Donald J Trump prepares to assume the highest office in the United States, Portfolio Adviser reflects on the impact he has already had on global markets.
US jobs number unspectacular but wages on the rise
The health of the United States economy was underlined with a steady picture for jobs in the latest employment figures released on Friday.
Trump’s anti-immigrant, isolationist stance pumps up inflation expectations
President-elect Donald J Trump’s aggressive positions on immigration, infrastructure spending and isolationism could push up wage and core inflation, commentators fear.
US job growth sluggish pre-election but unemployment rate budges
Friday’s non-farm payroll release was a mixed bag but analysts were encouraged by the drop in unemployment levels.
US services activity rises faster but jobs growth slacks
September data from the Markit Flash United States Services Purchasing Managers’ Index painted a mixed picture of the sector, with sharply improving activity offset by a slowdown in new business and job growth.
Underwhelming US jobs number reduces rate hike prospects
The latest United States employment data fell short of the average monthly gains in 2016, leaving many questioning the probability of an interest rate increase in September.