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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

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Latest Release
Jan 26, 2023
Actual
186K
Forecast
205K
Previous
192K
Initial Jobless Claims measures the number of individuals who filed for unemployment insurance for the first time during the past week. This is the earliest U.S. economic data, but the market impact varies from week to week.

A higher than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the USD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the USD.
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Source: Department of Labor
U.S. Initial Jobless Claims
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Feb 03, 2023 00:30   200K 186K
Jan 27, 2023 00:30 186K 205K 192K
Jan 20, 2023 00:30 190K 214K 205K
Jan 13, 2023 00:30 205K 215K 206K
Jan 06, 2023 00:30 204K 225K 223K
Dec 30, 2022 00:30 225K 225K 216K

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