Economic Calendar

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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
All Day
USD
Jackson Hole Policy Symposium
med
All Day
EUR
ECB's Coeure Speaks in Jackson Hole, US
med
05:00
JPY
Leading Indicators Index
low
105.9106.3
06:45
EUR
French Business Survey
med
111.0108.0108.0*
08:30
GBP
BBA Mortgage Approvals
low
41.59k40.39k*
08:30
GBP
GDP (Prelim) (q/q)
high
0.3%0.3%0.3%
08:30
GBP
GDP (Prelim) (y/y)
high
1.7%1.7%1.7%
10:00
GBP
CBI Distributive Trades Survey
med
2.0%16.0%21.0%
12:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
235.0k238.0k232.0k

Unemployment Claims

12:30
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
med
235.0k238.0k232.0k

Details

Source
U.S. Department of Labor
Measures
This report measures the number of individuals who filed for unemployment insurance for the first time during the past week.
Usual Effect
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.
Frequency
Weekly
Next Release
Aug 31, 2017
Why Traders Care
An increase in jobless claims signals slow job growth and additional unemployment. The lack of jobs can affect the consumer spending and confidence.
Also Called
Initial Jobless Claims. Unemployment Claims, Jobless Claims, Initial Claims
14:00
USD
Existing Home Sales
med
5.44M5.55M5.51M*
23:30
JPY
CPI Core (Nation) (y/y)
med
0.4%0.4%0.4%
23:30
JPY
Core CPI (y/y)
med
0.5%0.3%0.1%

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