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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

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Latest Release
May 23, 2024
Actual
215K
Forecast
220K
Previous
223K
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
May 30, 2024 14:30     215K
May 23, 2024 14:30 215K 220K 223K
May 16, 2024 14:30 222K 219K 232K
May 09, 2024 14:30 231K 212K 209K
May 02, 2024 14:30 208K 212K 208K
Apr 25, 2024 14:30 207K 214K 212K

News

Dollar calm at end of week; sterling gains on growth data
Dollar calm at end of week; sterling gains on growth data By Investing.com - May 10, 2024

Investing.com - The U.S. dollar steadied Friday after losing ground the previous session on weak jobs data, while the pound gained in the wake of stronger-than-expected growth numbers. At 04:10 ET...

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Initial Jobless Claims Discussion

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