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U.S. Unit Labor Costs QoQ

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Latest Release
Jun 05, 2017
Actual
2.2%
Forecast
2.5%
Previous
3.0%
Unit Labor Costs measure the annualized change in the price businesses pay for labor, excluding the farming industry. It is a leading indicator of consumer inflation.

A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the USD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the USD.
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U.S. Unit Labor Costs QoQ
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Jun 05, 2017 (Q1) 08:30 2.2% 2.5% 3.0%
May 04, 2017 (Q1) 08:30   3.0% 2.5% 1.3%
Mar 08, 2017 (Q4) 09:30 1.7% 1.6% 1.7%
Feb 02, 2017 (Q4) 09:30   1.7% 1.9% 0.2%
Dec 06, 2016 (Q3) 09:30 0.7% 0.3% 0.3%
Nov 03, 2016 (Q3) 08:30   0.3% 1.3% 3.9%

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