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U.S. JOLTs Job Openings

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Latest Release
Jan 08, 2019
Actual
6.888M
Forecast
7.063M
Previous
7.131M
A survey done by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics to help measure job vacancies. It collects data from employers about their businesses' employment, job openings, recruitment, hires and separations.
JOLTS defines Job Openings as all positions that are open (not filled) on the last business day of the month. A job is "open" only if it meets all three of the following conditions:
1. A specific position exists and there is work available for that position.
2. The job could start within 30 days, whether or not the establishment finds a suitable candidate during that time.
3. There is active recruiting for workers from outside the establishment location that has the opening.
A reading that is stronger than forecast is generally supportive (bullish) for the USD, while a weaker than forecast reading is generally negative (bearish) for the USD.
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Currency: USD
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S. JOLTs Job Openings
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Jan 08, 2019 (Nov) 15:00 6.888M 7.063M 7.131M
Dec 10, 2018 (Oct) 15:00 7.079M 7.220M 6.960M
Nov 06, 2018 (Sep) 15:00 7.009M 7.100M 7.293M
Oct 16, 2018 (Aug) 14:00 7.136M 6.945M 7.077M
Sep 11, 2018 (Jul) 14:00 6.939M 6.646M 6.822M
Aug 07, 2018 (Jun) 14:00 6.662M 6.740M 6.659M

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