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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

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Latest Release
Oct 18, 2018
Actual
210K
Forecast
211K
Previous
215K
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
Oct 25, 2018 23:30   214K 210K
Oct 18, 2018 23:30 210K 211K 215K
Oct 11, 2018 23:30 214K 206K 207K
Oct 04, 2018 23:30 207K 211K 215K
Sep 27, 2018 23:30 214K 208K 202K
Sep 20, 2018 23:30 201K 210K 204K

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