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U.S. Jobless Claims 4-Week Avg.

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Latest Release
Oct 18, 2018
Actual
211.75K
Previous
209.75K
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
Oct 25, 2018 14:30     211.75K
Oct 18, 2018 14:30 211.75K   209.75K
Oct 11, 2018 14:30 209.50K   207.00K
Oct 04, 2018 14:30 207.00K   206.50K
Sep 27, 2018 14:30 206.25K   206.00K
Sep 20, 2018 14:30 205.75K   208.00K

Analysis

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Jobless Claims 4-Week Avg. Discussion

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