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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

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Latest Release
Aug 11, 2022
Actual
262K
Forecast
263K
Previous
248K
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
Aug 18, 2022 14:30   265K 262K
Aug 11, 2022 14:30 262K 263K 248K
Aug 04, 2022 14:30 260K 259K 254K
Jul 28, 2022 14:30 256K 253K 261K
Jul 21, 2022 14:30 251K 240K 244K
Jul 14, 2022 14:30 244K 235K 235K

News

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Rise to 262,000
U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Rise to 262,000 By Investing.com - Aug 11, 2022

By Scott Kanowsky  Investing.com -- Jobless claims in the U.S. edged higher last week, in a sign of a potential loosening in the country's tight labor market. Initial unemployment claims jumped to...

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Initial Jobless Claims Discussion

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