US last month unemployment stayed unchanged cheerfully at 9.7%, which is of course better than the market forecasts of 9.8%, while the change in Nonfarm Payrolls came in at -36 thousand; better than the expected shed of 68 thousand but worse than the prior revised reading of -26 thousand from -20 thousand, however the Change in Manufacturing Payrolls came in at 1 thousand, which is better than the forecasted -15 thousand but lower than the prior revised reading of 20 thousand from 11 thousand.

Moreover, the Average Hourly Earnings for January plunged to 0.1%; worse than the prior and forecasted readings of 0.2%, while for the year ending January it fell to 1.9%, which is worse than the expected and the prior revised 2.0%, plus the Average Weekly Hours inclined to 33.8, which is better than the market expectations of 33.7 and prior reading of 33.9.