Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 77% of retail investor accounts lose money when spread betting and/or trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

NEXT RELEASE: 7 april 2023

Non-farm payrolls

The US non-farm payrolls print is one of the most eagerly awaited economic data points worldwide – find out more below​.

The US economy added 311,000 jobs in February, exceeding the 225,000 jobs that economists had expected, but marking a slowdown from January's downwardly revised 504,000 new payrolls​​​​​​.

What are the non-farm payrolls?

The US non-farm payrolls is an official statistic released by the US Department of Labor, usually on the first Friday of every month. The non-farm payrolls measure the number of people currently in employment in the US and are released along with the US unemployment rate. Both are important yardsticks used by traders and analysts alike to get an insight into the health of the US economy. Specifically, the non-farm payrolls measure the number of people in employment in all businesses across the country, excluding agricultural, local government, private household and not-for-profit sectors.

Trading the non-farm payrolls

Learn about some of the potential trading strategies for non-farms announcement, and view some of the other economic indicators which could move the markets.

Trade on non-farm payrolls news

Login to trade on the UK 100, sterling, euro, and more

Log in

Create an account

Take a view on the non-farm payrolls

Open a live account

Latest news

Stay up-to-date with the latest non-farm payrolls news and analysis and its affect on the markets, from our global market analysts team.

CMC Markets UK@CMC Markets UK

Live Market Update from the CMC dealing desk - US Opening Calls: #NDX 12628 0.52% #SPX 3984 0.83% #DOW 32542 0.9… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

21/03/23 12:47

CMC Markets UK@CMC Markets UK

Live Market Update from the CMC dealing desk - US Closing Prices: #NDX 12562.607 0.34% #SPX 3951.57 0.89% #DOW 3224… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

20/03/23 20:08

CMC Markets UK@CMC Markets UK

Do you spread bet or trade CFDs on indices with us? View this week’s indices dividend drop points:… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

20/03/23 07:30

CMC Markets UK@CMC Markets UK

Plan your trading week with our chief market analyst @mhewson_CMC as he looks ahead to interest rate decisions from… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

20/03/23 07:00

CMC Markets UK@CMC Markets UK

Live Market Update from the CMC dealing desk - US Closing Prices: #NDX 12581.39 2.69% #SPX 3960.29 1.76% #DOW 32246… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

16/03/23 20:03

Join the conversation

Before you go…

Try a demo of our Spread Betting or CFD trading accounts on our innovative platform. Free of charge and risk-free with virtual capital starting from €10,000.