ORIGINAL POST: The first big US data event: The always-important weekly initial jobless claims.
Analysts expect to see 378K, which is down a touch from 383K last week.
This is a measure that tracks nicely with the market, and is a great high-frequency measure of the overall economy.
We’ll have it right here LIVE.
A slight beat. Nothing too special to write home about.
377K is not horrible.