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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

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Latest Release
Aug 17, 2017
Actual
232K
Forecast
240K
Previous
244K
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
Aug 17, 2017 13:30 232K 240K 244K
Aug 10, 2017 13:30 244K 240K 241K
Aug 03, 2017 13:30 240K 242K 245K
Jul 27, 2017 13:30 244K 241K 234K
Jul 20, 2017 13:30 233K 245K 248K
Jul 13, 2017 13:30 247K 245K 250K

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Initial Jobless Claims Discussion

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Bob Carolgees
Bob Carolgees Jan 14, 2016 13:28 GMT
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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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