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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

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Latest Release
Mar 04, 2021
Actual
745K
Forecast
750K
Previous
736K
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
Mar 11, 2021 14:30     745K
Mar 04, 2021 14:30 745K 750K 736K
Feb 25, 2021 14:30 730K 838K 841K
Feb 18, 2021 14:30 861K 765K 848K
Feb 11, 2021 14:30 793K 757K 812K
Feb 04, 2021 14:30 779K 830K 812K

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Initial Jobless Claims Discussion

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