Thursday, September 2, 2021, 14:30
Unemployment Claims, USA
Measures the number of individuals who filed for unemployment insurance for the first time during the past week;
Every Thursday, the US Department of Labor publishes the number of the previous week’s initial claims for unemployment benefits in the US. Since this reading could be highly volatile, investors may pay closer attention to the four-week average. A downtrend is seen as a sign of an improving labor market and could have a positive impact on the USD’s performance against its rivals and vice versa.