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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

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Latest Release
Sep 16, 2021
Actual
332K
Forecast
330K
Previous
312K
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
Sep 23, 2021 13:30   320K 332K
Sep 16, 2021 13:30 332K 330K 312K
Sep 09, 2021 13:30 310K 335K 345K
Sep 02, 2021 13:30 340K 345K 354K
Aug 26, 2021 13:30 353K 350K 349K
Aug 19, 2021 13:30 348K 363K 377K

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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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