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U.S. Jobless Claims 4-Week Avg.

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U.S. Jobless Claims 4-Week Avg.

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Latest Release
Dec 02, 2021
Actual
238.75K
Previous
251.00K
Initial Jobless Claims measures the number of individuals who filed for unemployment insurance for the first time during the past week.

As the week to week numbers might be very volatile, the four week moving average smooths the weekly data and used for the initial jobless claims metric

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.
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Source: Department of Labor
U.S. Jobless Claims 4-Week Avg.
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Dec 09, 2021 08:30     238.75K
Dec 02, 2021 08:30 238.75K   251.00K
Nov 24, 2021 08:30 252.25K   273.25K
Nov 18, 2021 08:30 272.75K   278.50K
Nov 10, 2021 08:30 278.00K   285.25K
Nov 04, 2021 07:30 284.75K   299.75K

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