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U.S. JOLTs Job Openings

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Latest Release
Jul 07, 2021
Actual
9.209M
Forecast
9.388M
Previous
9.193M
A survey done by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics to help measure job vacancies. It collects data from employers about their businesses' employment, job openings, recruitment, hires and separations.
JOLTS defines Job Openings as all positions that are open (not filled) on the last business day of the month. A job is "open" only if it meets all three of the following conditions:
1. A specific position exists and there is work available for that position.
2. The job could start within 30 days, whether or not the establishment finds a suitable candidate during that time.
3. There is active recruiting for workers from outside the establishment location that has the opening.
A reading that is stronger than forecast is generally supportive (bullish) for the USD, while a weaker than forecast reading is generally negative (bearish) for the USD.
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Currency: USD
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S. JOLTs Job Openings
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Aug 09, 2021 (Jun) 10:00   9.388M 9.209M
Jul 07, 2021 (May) 10:00 9.209M 9.388M 9.193M
Jun 08, 2021 (Apr) 10:00 9.286M 8.300M 8.288M
May 11, 2021 (Mar) 10:00 8.123M 7.500M 7.526M
Apr 06, 2021 (Feb) 10:00 7.367M 6.995M 7.099M
Mar 11, 2021 (Jan) 11:00 6.917M 6.600M 6.752M

News

U.S. Futures Edge Higher; FOMC Minutes Dominate
U.S. Futures Edge Higher; FOMC Minutes Dominate By Investing.com - Jul 07, 2021 2

By Peter Nurse    Investing.com - U.S. stocks are seen edging higher at the open Wednesday, cautiously rebounding after the previous session’s losses ahead of the release of the keenly awaited minutes...

Analysis

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Aussie Crashes To Lowest Level In 2021 By Kenny Fisher - Jul 08, 2021

The Australian dollar has fallen for a third straight day. In the European session, AUD/USD was trading at 0.7428, down 072% on the day. It’s turning into an ugly week for the Australian dollar,...

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U.S. Dollar Shows Strong Performance By InstaForex Group - Jul 07, 2021

Yesterday, the majority of currencies, as well as commodities, incurred losses amid the strengthening of the US dollar. The greenback went up already at the very beginning of the European session. The...

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Jeff Blacca
Jeff Blacca May 11, 2021 5:41AM ET
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We saw the damage the NFP did last week so this should be a no brainer. Here is my prediction SELL USDXXX & BUY XXXUSD, take trade 15 seconds before release. Thank me later.
Shahid Mehmood
Shahid Mehmood Mar 11, 2021 10:07AM ET
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increase in budget deficit shows that economic activities are slow down, and yesterday the increase in crude oil stock level, also indicate less demand in the market. So I think Job opening will be less than expected.
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CasinoCrypt Jan 11, 2021 7:13PM ET
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Gig jobs don't count . Door dash jobs don't count . Uber jobs dont count .  Jolt needs to reflect modern times or the economists will be hitting their stick on a dead tree stump.
Wijtha Gayan
Wijtha Gayan Sep 09, 2020 2:16PM ET
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impotence
Bradley Mifsud
Bradley Mifsud Sep 10, 2019 5:30AM ET
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positive or negative? predict
Carl Collin
Carl Collin May 09, 2017 10:48AM ET
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yay
Gold Miner
Gold Miner Feb 07, 2017 7:42AM ET
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usd down
Nader EL-Kaissi
Nader EL-Kaissi Feb 10, 2015 10:08AM ET
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A reading that is stronger than forecast is generally supportive (bullish) for the USD, while a weaker than forecast reading is generally negative (bearish) for the USD.. . reading = higher then forecast . . this means what? how does it affect specific pairs?. Please provide examples
mahdi farahani
mahdi farahani Aug 12, 2014 10:03AM ET
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as i told you the result is usd : Down. But Gold : Up
mahdi farahani
mahdi farahani Aug 12, 2014 9:54AM ET
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usd : down
 
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