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Economic Calendar Terms

Initial claims

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U.S Labor Department report of initial state jobless benefit claims.

Unemployment insurance data for regular state programs.

Initial claims - Any notice of unemployment filed: (1) to request a determination of entitlement to and eligibility for compensation or (2) to begin a second or subsequent period of eligibility within a benefit year or period of eligibility.