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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

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Latest Release
Jul 28, 2016
Actual
266K
Forecast
260K
Previous
252K
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
Aug 04, 2016 08:30     266K
Jul 28, 2016 08:30 266K 260K 252K
Jul 21, 2016 08:30 253K 265K 254K
Jul 14, 2016 08:30 254K 265K 254K
Jul 07, 2016 08:30 254K 270K 270K
Jun 30, 2016 08:30 268K 267K 258K

News

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U.S. stocks trades lower on wave of earnings; GDP in focus By Investing.com - Jul 28, 2016

Investing.com – Wall Street traded mostly lower on Thursday with the Nasdaq fighting for gains as investors continued to react to numerous earnings reports and, with the Federal Reserve (Fed) on...

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Dollar index hovers at 2-week lows in quiet trade By Investing.com - Jul 28, 2016

Investing.com - The dollar continued to hover at two-week lows against the other major currencies on Thursday, after the release of disappointing U.S. jobless claims data and as the Federal ...

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Initial Jobless Claims Discussion

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All Comments (27)
Alex Lee
Alex Lee Jul 16, 2015 12:34PM GMT
Slam the GOLD down to 112x c'mon US
Ronnie OOO
Ronnie OOO Jan 29, 2015 3:36PM GMT
Bounces of EUR/USD will happen. The trend is down and will remain down as the fundamentals have not changed. The Euro has tremendous downward pressure, and the ECB wants the Euro down- the policy is they are just going to QE, and WANT it down...its going down by end of year 1.09 or even less. Worry in USA perhaps about 2 strong dollar will cause bounces - thats it.
Jim Jones
Jim Jones Feb 25, 2016 1:38AM GMT
1.09 by end of year? it'll be that in 2 weeks
Abdullah Ramadan
Abdullah Ramadan Dec 18, 2014 10:17AM GMT
Let do the usd a favor and seeelllll
Zahid Amir
Zahid Amir Nov 13, 2014 11:41AM GMT
Actual will be lower and Usd will build pressure on other currencies.
Latha Ambica
Latha Ambica Sep 25, 2014 9:52AM GMT
EUR is falling down, when EUR will moving up ......plz reply.
Fábio Santos
Fábio Santos Sep 25, 2014 11:22AM GMT
hi Latha, i think that you should look for selling opp on EURUSD; US economy is improving, data has been good, euro zone has cut interest rates, so as an investor you should look to sell this pair i still think that till the end of the year we could see EURUSD hitting 1.2000 - 1.22000. but this is just my opinion.
Fábio Santos
Fábio Santos Sep 25, 2014 11:26AM GMT
my twitter is @fabiojrsantos20 normaly i post my analysis there, if anyone is open to share your trading ideas/setups please add. ;) cumps ;) and have a great day ;)
Raafat Ghoson
Raafat Ghoson Oct 02, 2014 12:48PM GMT
hi fabio,i followed you on twitter.but we cant see your tweets unless you accept to benifit from your opinions.
Raafat Ghoson
Raafat Ghoson Oct 02, 2014 12:50PM GMT
hi fabio,i followed you on twitter.but we cant see your tweets unless you accept to benifit from your opinions.
Mazen Alawar
Mazen Alawar Nov 26, 2014 11:44AM GMT
correct
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Latha Ambica
Latha Ambica Sep 25, 2014 9:41AM GMT
EUR is falling down, when EUR will moving up ......plz reply.
santosh mandal
santosh mandal Aug 21, 2014 12:37PM GMT
Too much of good news for US dollar is acting against it...... Its annoying. to see the dollar fall after such a good Jobless data..
NOB BINARY CAPITAL
NOB BINARY CAPITAL Aug 21, 2014 12:44PM GMT
for surre....................
Jack Sprat
Jack Sprat Aug 21, 2014 11:46AM GMT
what impact do you think this announcement will have on the market
Hesham Ahmed
Hesham Ahmed Aug 14, 2014 12:11PM GMT
EUR/USD going up
Yoseph Kuncorojati
Yoseph Kuncorojati Aug 14, 2014 11:54AM GMT
even if the result is bad, i think dollar will go up, since other currencies are not doing well.
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