Breaking News
0

U.S. JOLTs Job Openings

Create Alert
New!
Create Alert
Website
  • As an alert notification
  • To use this feature, make sure you are signed-in to your account
Mobile App
  • To use this feature, make sure you are signed-in to your account
  • Make sure you are signed-in with the same user profile

U.S. JOLTs Job Openings

Frequency

Delivery Method

Website popup

Mobile App notifications

Status

 
Latest Release
Jan 08, 2019
Actual
6.888M
Forecast
7.063M
Previous
7.131M
A survey done by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics to help measure job vacancies. It collects data from employers about their businesses' employment, job openings, recruitment, hires and separations.
JOLTS defines Job Openings as all positions that are open (not filled) on the last business day of the month. A job is "open" only if it meets all three of the following conditions:
1. A specific position exists and there is work available for that position.
2. The job could start within 30 days, whether or not the establishment finds a suitable candidate during that time.
3. There is active recruiting for workers from outside the establishment location that has the opening.
A reading that is stronger than forecast is generally supportive (bullish) for the USD, while a weaker than forecast reading is generally negative (bearish) for the USD.
Importance:
Country:
Currency: USD
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S. JOLTs Job Openings
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Feb 12, 2019 (Dec) 17:00   7.063M 6.888M
Jan 08, 2019 (Nov) 17:00 6.888M 7.063M 7.131M
Dec 10, 2018 (Oct) 17:00 7.079M 7.220M 6.960M
Nov 06, 2018 (Sep) 17:00 7.009M 7.100M 7.293M
Oct 16, 2018 (Aug) 16:00 7.136M 6.945M 7.077M
Sep 11, 2018 (Jul) 16:00 6.939M 6.646M 6.822M

News

Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Tuesday
Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Tuesday By Investing.com - Jan 08, 2019

Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Tuesday, Jan. 8: 1. Focus on U.S.-Sino trade as talks wrap up Tuesday marked the second and final day in a round...

Top 5 Things to Know in The Market on Tuesday
Top 5 Things to Know in The Market on Tuesday By Investing.com - Nov 06, 2018 1

Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Tuesday, November 6: 1. U.S. Midterm Elections Control of both houses of the U.S. Congress, currently dominated...

Top 5 Things to Know in The Market on Tuesday
Top 5 Things to Know in The Market on Tuesday By Investing.com - Oct 16, 2018

Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Tuesday, October 16: 1. Netflix Reports Earnings Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) results due out after the closing bell...

Analysis

Kathy Lien
Event-Risk Spotlight: Will RBNZ Disappoint? By Kathy Lien - Aug 08, 2017 1

By Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management. The biggest event risk this week will be Wednesday’s Reserve Bank of New Zealand monetary policy announcement and since...

Kathy Lien
Will USD/JPY Break 115? By Kathy Lien - May 09, 2017

By Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management. The U.S. dollar continued to rise against all of the major currencies with USD/JPY extending its gains above 114. A test of 115...

JOLTs Job Openings Discussion

Comment Guidelines

We encourage you to use comments to engage with users, share your perspective and ask questions of authors and each other. However, in order to maintain the high level of discourse we’ve all come to value and expect, please keep the following criteria in mind: 

  • Enrich the conversation
  • Stay focused and on track. Only post material that’s relevant to the topic being discussed.
  • Be respectful. Even negative opinions can be framed positively and diplomatically.
  •  Use standard writing style. Include punctuation and upper and lower cases.
  • NOTE: Spam and/or promotional messages and links within a comment will be removed
  • Avoid profanity, slander or personal attacks directed at an author or another user.
  • Don’t Monopolize the Conversation. We appreciate passion and conviction, but we also believe strongly in giving everyone a chance to air their thoughts. Therefore, in addition to civil interaction, we expect commenters to offer their opinions succinctly and thoughtfully, but not so repeatedly that others are annoyed or offended. If we receive complaints about individuals who take over a thread or forum, we reserve the right to ban them from the site, without recourse.
  • Only English comments will be allowed.

Perpetrators of spam or abuse will be deleted from the site and prohibited from future registration at Investing.com’s discretion.

Write your thoughts here
 
Are you sure you want to delete this chart?
 
Post
Post also to:
 
Replace the attached chart with a new chart ?
1000
Your ability to comment is currently suspended due to negative user reports. Your status will be reviewed by our moderators.
Please wait a minute before you try to comment again.
Thanks for your comment. Please note that all comments are pending until approved by our moderators. It may therefore take some time before it appears on our website.
 
Are you sure you want to delete this chart?
 
Post
 
Replace the attached chart with a new chart ?
1000
Your ability to comment is currently suspended due to negative user reports. Your status will be reviewed by our moderators.
Please wait a minute before you try to comment again.
Add Chart to Comment
Confirm Block

Are you sure you want to block %USER_NAME%?

By doing so, you and %USER_NAME% will not be able to see any of each other's Investing.com's posts.

%USER_NAME% was successfully added to your Block List

Since you’ve just unblocked this person, you must wait 48 hours before renewing the block.

Report this comment

I feel that this comment is:

Comment flagged

Thank You!

Your report has been sent to our moderators for review
%USERNAMETAG% %USERNAMETAG%
%USERNAME% wrote:

%TEXT%

%USERNAME% wrote:

%TEXT%

Economic Calendar's Live Chat
Sign in / Sign up now to join the chat
Your ability to comment is currently suspended due to negative user reports. Your status will be reviewed by our moderators.
Please wait a minute before you try to comment again.
Report this comment

I feel that this comment is:

Comment flagged

Thank You!

Your report has been sent to our moderators for review
Continue with Google
or
Sign up with Email