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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

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Latest Release
Jun 17, 2021
Actual
412K
Forecast
359K
Previous
375K
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
Jun 24, 2021 13:30   380K 412K
Jun 17, 2021 13:30 412K 359K 375K
Jun 10, 2021 13:30 376K 370K 405K
Jun 03, 2021 13:30 385K 390K 405K
May 27, 2021 13:30 406K 425K 444K
May 20, 2021 13:30 444K 450K 478K

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Initial Jobless Claims Discussion

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Bob Carolgees
Bob Carolgees Jan 14, 2016 13:28
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the text for this release needs altering (still) it reads as bullish whatever happens, I think most people now what the correct statement is but why have anything at all if you are going to leave it incorrect for so long?
 
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