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U.S Nonfarm Payrolls is a leading economic indicator measuring changes, growth or contraction, in the non-seasonal U.S. Labour Market.

In the U.S, the Nonfarm Payrolls, is an economic indicator issued monthly (1st Friday) by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Changes in the Labour Market is one of the key Leading Economic Indicators. In measuring the changes in the Labour Market, non-seasonality is the key focus. Therefore, the Nonfarm Payrolls specifically excludes Farm Workers, due to the seasonal nature. Government Employees to avoid manipulation. Household Staff and Non-Profit Organizations. The NFP covers around 80% of the Labour Market, surveying the Private Sector and some Government entities regarding their current payrolls. It is a measure of the number of workers in the U.S. and the NFP Report is closely monitored by Stock Investors.


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