Non-Farm Payroll


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Non-Farm Payroll

In the United States, a figure compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics representing the total number of working-age persons working in all professions, except the following: government employees, household employees, many nonprofit employees, and farm employees. At any given time, this number represents approximately 80% of the American workforce currently employed. Economists use the non-farm payroll to help gauge the state of the overall economy.
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The claims report covered the survey period for June non-farm payrolls.
Non-Farm payroll report is usually preceded by a period of low volatility.
Non-Farm Payroll report will, to be released Friday, will be tepid.
The market went for a bungee ride this morning, with the indexes opening sharply higher after the release of the December non-farm payroll numbers.
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Non-Farm Payroll report signaled that the recession may be over as the pace of job losses slowed to -247,000 in July which was the least since.
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However, non-farm payroll numbers for December were disappointing, as they only increased by 1,000.
lt;br /><br />It is a reversal of expectations that gold would surpass $1,300 oz in the second half of 2010, especially when markets are keen watching Friday's non-farm payroll data for June.
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