Nonfarm payrolls preview - Nomura

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    Oct 7, 2015
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    FXStreet (Guatemala) - Analysts at Nomura offered a preview of the nonfarm payrolls.

    Key Quotes:

    "The November jobs report was solid, with total nonfarm payrolls growth exceeding 200k, and the unemployment rate remaining low at 5.0%. Incoming data on labor markets point to a steady pace of job gains again in December. We forecast that private payrolls added a net new 210k workers (Consensus: 200k), with a 10k increase in government workers, implying that total nonfarm payrolls will gain 220k jobs (Consensus: 200k).

    We forecast that manufacturing payrolls declined by 3k in December (Consensus: 0k), as regional manufacturing surveys suggest that activity in the sector remained sluggish on the month. We expect the unemployment rate to remain unchanged at 5.0% (Consensus: 5.0%). Last, we expect average hourly earnings to grow by a solid 0.28% m-o-m (2.8% y-o-y) (Consensus: 0.2% m-o-m, 2.8% y-o-y) as the labor market continues to tighten. Read more: US: December Employment Preview, Economics Insights, 6 January 2016."
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