Primary Jobless ClaimsWhat is the essence: This indicator shows how many people became unemployed last month.
Why it should be followed: The fewer new applications, the more powerful country's economy is and the more stable the labor market. High employment level leads to higher consumer spending and higher GDP data. Therefore, if the actual value in the Economic calendar is lower than the forecast, the USDJPY price is likely to fall.
When data is published: weekly, on Thursdays.