Economic Calendar

Category: US Weekly Jobless Report

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Date 19 Dec 2018 5:00pm EST almost 3 years ago
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The Department of Labor's Unemployment Insurance Initial Claims report that comes out weekly tracks how many new people have filed for unemployment benefits in the previous week. It is a good gauge of the U.S. job market.

Typical stories:
- Jobless Claims Surprise Analysts, Exceed Expectations
- Labor Market Doing Better than Expected
- Labor Market Tightens Further, Jobless Claims Rise
- Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest in X Months/Years
- Unemployment Rolls Hit 2018 High at XXX
- Lower-than-Expected Jobless Claims Data Boosts Greenback