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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
01:30
AUD
Unemployment Rate
high
5.4%5.4%5.4%
01:30
AUD
Participation Rate
med
65.7%65.5%65.5%
01:30
AUD
Employment Change
high
50.916.513.4*
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-0.6%0.1%1.4%*
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-0.5%0.2%1.4%*
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (y/y)
high
3.0%3.7%4.5%*
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (y/y)
high
2.9%3.5%4.1%*
12:30
USD
Philadelphia Fed Survey
med
25.721.519.9
12:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
207.0k220.0k214.0k

Unemployment Claims

12:30
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
med
207.0k220.0k214.0k

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
Jul 26, 2018
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
CB Leading Index (m/m)
low
0.5%0.4%0.0%*
22:45
NZD
International Travel and Migration
low
4,840.05,090.0
23:30
JPY
CPI Core (Nation) (y/y)
med
0.8%0.8%0.7%

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