United States Initial Jobless Claims

Category: Initial Jobless Claims
Units: Thousand
Initial jobless claims have a big impact in financial markets because unlike continued claims data which measures the number of persons claiming unemployment benefits, Initial jobless claims measures new and emerging unemployment.
A higher than expected figure should be seen as positive (bullish) for the USD while a lower than expected figure should be seen as negative (bearish) for the USD.

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High
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Symbol: USD

Latest Release

Previous:
222K
Consensus: 215K
Actual:
211K

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Date: 12:30 PM, 18 Apr 2024 (in 4 days)
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