The jobs report was just released, and nonfarm payroll creation was well below consensus.
Gold, bonds, and S&P 500 futures are all trading higher.
The yellow metal is trading at $US1334 an ounce, up 1.4%.
S&P 500 futures are trading at 1742.5, up 0.2%.
10-year U.S. Treasury futures are up 0.4%.
The yield on the 10-year Treasury is 7 basis points below yesterday’s close at 2.53%, while the dollar is sliding fast against the euro and the yen.
The charts below show the reactions of various markets to the release.