Economic Calendar

  • May
    12
    Sun
  • May
    13
    Mon
  • May
    14
    Tue
  • May
    15
    Wed
  • May
    16
    Thu
  • May
    17
    Fri
  • May
    18
    Sat
May
16
ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
01:30
AUD
Employment Change
high
28.415.027.7*
01:30
AUD
Unemployment Rate
high
5.2%5.0%5.1%*
02:45
AUD
RBA's Bullock speaks in Sydney
med
07:30
EUR
ECB's Praet moderates panel in Brussels
med
08:15
EUR
German Bundesbank's Weidmann speaks in Hamburg
med
09:00
EUR
Trade Balance
low
17.9B19.4B19.5B
11:15
GBP
BoE's Woods speaks in Lausanne
med
12:30
CAD
Manufacturing Sales (m/m)
med
2.1%1.5%-0.2%
12:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
212.0k220.0k228.0k

Unemployment Claims

12:30
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
med
212.0k220.0k228.0k

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
May 23, 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
Philadelphia Fed Survey
med
16.69.08.5*
12:30
USD
Building Permits
med
1,296.0k1,289.0k1,288.0k*
12:30
USD
Housing Starts
med
1,235.0k1,209.0k1,168.0k*
12:30
CAD
ADP Canada Releases April Payroll Estimates
low
12:30
EUR
ECB's Guindos speaks in Brussels
med
14:30
CAD
BoC Publishes Financial System Review
med
17:30
GBP
BoE's Haskel speaks in York
med
18:00
EUR
ECB's Coeure speaks in Geneva
med

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