In this section I introduce the four major fundamental indicators that I use to assess the forex market. These are:
For each I explain what the indicator is, when it is released, why it is significant and give examples of how it can be used.
Without a shadow of a doubt the most important economic statistic for me is the US nonfarm payrolls (NFP) report. It is published by The Bureau of Labor Statistics and measures the number of jobs created in the nonfarm sector of the US economy each month.