Settlement Risk.

Settlement risk is the risk that a counterparty will not be able to meet its obligations under a financial contract. This risk can arise if the counterparty is unable to pay its debts as they come due, or if it becomes insolvent. Settlement risk can be a significant issue in the forex market, as most … Read more

What Are Nonfarm Payrolls?

Nonfarm payrolls are a measure of the number of jobs in the economy, excluding jobs in the agricultural sector. They are released monthly by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and are closely watched by economists and financial markets as a leading indicator of economic activity. The nonfarm payrolls report is released on the first … Read more