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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

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Jun 14, 2018
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218K
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223K
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222K
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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U.S. Initial Jobless Claims
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Jun 21, 2018 08:30   220K 218K
Jun 14, 2018 08:30 218K 223K 222K
Jun 07, 2018 08:30 222K 223K 223K
May 31, 2018 08:30 221K 234K 234K
May 24, 2018 08:30 234K 220K 223K
May 17, 2018 08:30 222K 215K 211K

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U.S. Jobless Claims Fall by 4,000 in Latest Week
U.S. Jobless Claims Fall by 4,000 in Latest Week By Investing.com - Jun 14, 2018

Investing.com - The number of people who filed for unemployment assistance in the U.S. last week fell more than expected, according to official data released on Thursday. The number of individuals...

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Arete Anonymous
Arete Anonymous Oct 12, 2016 4:29PM ET
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Initial jobless claims have been consistently below the forecast for quite some time. Likewise, I can't see PPI / CPI going down, either.
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Alex Lee
Alex Lee Jul 16, 2015 8:34AM ET
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Slam the GOLD down to 112x c'mon US
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Ronnie OOO
Ronnie OOO Jan 29, 2015 10:36AM ET
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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.
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Jim Jones
Jim Jones Jan 29, 2015 10:36AM ET
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1.09 by end of year? it'll be that in 2 weeks
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Abdullah Ramadan
Abdullah Ramadan Dec 18, 2014 5:17AM ET
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Let do the usd a favor and seeelllll
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Zahid Amir
Zahid Amir Nov 13, 2014 6:41AM ET
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Actual will be lower and Usd will build pressure on other currencies.
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Latha Ambica
Latha Ambica Sep 25, 2014 5:52AM ET
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EUR is falling down, when EUR will moving up ......plz reply.
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Raafat Ghoson
Raafat Ghoson Sep 25, 2014 5:52AM ET
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hi fabio,i followed you on twitter.but we cant see your tweets unless you accept to benifit from your opinions.
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Raafat Ghoson
Raafat Ghoson Sep 25, 2014 5:52AM ET
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hi fabio,i followed you on twitter.but we cant see your tweets unless you accept to benifit from your opinions.
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Mazen Alawar
Mazen Alawar Sep 25, 2014 5:52AM ET
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correct
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Sep 25, 2014 5:52AM ET
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fabio def you are correct, do you always trade currency, and where do you see eur heading, would it reach 1 USD
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Ronnie OOO
Ronnie OOO Sep 25, 2014 5:52AM ET
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Eur/usd long trend is down. How could it be otherwise? USA is talking about rate rise inside of 6 months and Euro zone econ is weak and just strarting QE - and Greek debt not worked out. So where will it go? Down of course.
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Latha Ambica
Latha Ambica Sep 25, 2014 5:41AM ET
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EUR is falling down, when EUR will moving up ......plz reply.
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santosh mandal
santosh mandal Aug 21, 2014 8:37AM ET
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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..
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NOB BINARY CAPITAL
NOB BINARY CAPITAL Aug 21, 2014 8:37AM ET
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for surre....................
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Jack Sprat
Jack Sprat Aug 21, 2014 7:46AM ET
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what impact do you think this announcement will have on the market
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Hesham Ahmed
Hesham Ahmed Aug 14, 2014 8:11AM ET
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EUR/USD going up
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