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Forex Signal (Wed June 1 2011, 8:15am NY Time EST) - US ADP NFP

Discussion in 'Current Forex Trading Signals' started by Henry Liu, May 31, 2011.

  1. Henry Liu

    Henry Liu Former FPA Special Consultant

    Jul 5, 2010
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    ADP or Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) is releasing it's own estimate for the private sectors of NFP (Nonfarm Payroll). This is a high impact release and it's followed by currency traders as they look for hints on Friday's NFP official release. Here's the forecast:

    8:15am NY Time US ADP NFP Change Forecast 177K Previous 179K

    The Trade Plan
    I usually don't trade this release but I use it for future trend references. However, if the deviation of 50K is actually hit, the market probably wont have a problem pushing it, and this will undoubtedly change market perception for the NFP release; therefore its best to be around your computer during the release time rather than find out what happened hours later and potentially miss the entire movement.

    With the above being said, we'll be looking for a deviation of 50K, so if we get 227K or better release, I'd be looking to BUY USD/JPY; if we get a 127K or worse, then I'd be looking to BUY EURUSD... I will also recommend to look at my strength meter and find the best currency against the USD pending the actual data.

    In the event that we do get our deviation, we'll be trading this news based on after-news Retracement Trading Method. For more information, read:
    Henry Liu's Trading Method

    The Market
    A weak release on private sector jobs is expected today as employers held back on hiring. The primary reason is the economy which struggles to show any strong signs of vast improvement. Fuel costs and the effectes of Japans earthquake seem to be playing a vital role in all this as the manufacturing sector struggles to keep momentum.

    Additional Thoughts
    The ADP NFP Employment Release is always considered as a high impact release because ADP is the largest private payroll processing provider in the U.S., traders in general pay more attention to this release, especially during NFP week. ADP usually releases its version of Non-Farm Payroll numbers before the actual NFP based on it's proprietary private payroll data.

    Pre-news Consideration
    There should not be much pre-news trading opportunities for this release. But this release could start a pre-news trend for Friday's NFP.

    Historical Chart and Data for US ADP NFP


    #1 Henry Liu, May 31, 2011
    Lasted edited by : Sep 8, 2016
  2. gabiko

    gabiko Recruit

    Aug 6, 2010
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    Strenght Meter

    Please how can I get to the strength meter as indicated in this message?

  3. PipDog

    PipDog Corporal

    Jul 25, 2010
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    A Swing and a Miss....

  4. zainiroslan

    zainiroslan Recruit

    Feb 4, 2011
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    ADP as an early key point to view US Data...

    Hi Henry,
    I've heard somewhere that ADP data can be overview as early sources on determining NFP forecast.. Can you please explain on how to relate them???


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