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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

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Latest Release
Dec 02, 2021
Actual
222K
Forecast
240K
Previous
194K
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
Dec 09, 2021 21:30   215K 222K
Dec 02, 2021 21:30 222K 240K 194K
Nov 24, 2021 21:30 199K 260K 270K
Nov 18, 2021 21:30 268K 260K 269K
Nov 10, 2021 21:30 267K 265K 271K
Nov 04, 2021 20:30 269K 275K 283K

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Initial Jobless Claims Discussion

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