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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

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Latest Release
Oct 11, 2018
Actual
214K
Forecast
206K
Previous
207K
Initial Jobless Claims measures the number of people who filed for unemployment insurance for the first time during the past week. This is the most timely U.S. economic data, but the market impact varies from week to week.

A reading that is higher than forecast is generally negative (bearish) for the USD, while a lower than forecast reading is generally supportive (bullish) for the USD.
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Source: Department of Labor
U.S. Initial Jobless Claims
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Oct 18, 2018 18:00   210K 214K
Oct 11, 2018 18:00 214K 206K 207K
Oct 04, 2018 18:00 207K 211K 215K
Sep 27, 2018 18:00 214K 208K 202K
Sep 20, 2018 18:00 201K 210K 204K
Sep 13, 2018 18:00 204K 210K 205K

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