Economic Calendar

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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
01:30
AUD
Employment Change
high
41.114.0-2.3*
01:30
AUD
Unemployment Rate
high
5.2%5.2%5.2%
04:30
JPY
Capacity Utilization Rate (m/m)
low
-2.6%1.7%
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (m/m)
med
-3.3%-3.6%
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (y/y)
med
-3.8%-4.1%
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.2%-0.2%0.8%*
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (y/y)
high
2.9%2.3%3.6%
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.2%-0.2%0.9%*
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (y/y)
high
3.3%2.5%3.8%
12:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
221.0k212.0k211.0k*

Unemployment Claims

12:30
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
med
221.0k212.0k209.0k

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 22, 2019
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
12:30
USD
Non Farm Productivity (q/q ann)
low
2.3%1.4%3.5%*
12:30
USD
Unit Labor Costs (q/q)
med
2.4%1.9%5.5%*
12:30
USD
Philadelphia Fed Survey
med
16.89.521.8
12:30
USD
Empire State Survey
med
4.82.04.3
12:30
USD
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.7%0.2%0.0%*
12:30
USD
Retail Sales (ex Autos) (m/m)
high
1.0%0.4%0.3%*
12:30
CAD
ADP Canada Releases July Payroll Estimates
med
13:00
CAD
Existing Home Sales (m/m)
med
3.5%3.3%-0.2%
13:15
USD
Capacity Utilization Rate
med
77.5%77.8%77.8%*
13:15
USD
Industrial Production (m/m)
med
-0.2%0.1%0.2%*
14:00
USD
Business Inventories
med
0.0B0.1B0.3B
14:00
USD
NAHB Builders survey
low
66.066.065.0
20:00
USD
TIC Net Long-Term Transactions
low
99.1B4.6B*

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