JOLTS Job Openings

MeasuresNumber of job openings during the reported month, excluding the farming industry;
Usual Effect'Actual' greater than 'Forecast' is good for currency;
FrequencyReleased monthly, about 35 days after the month ends;
Next Release
FF NotesIt's released late, but can impact the market because job openings are a leading indicator of overall employment;
Why Traders
Job creation is an important leading indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for a majority of overall economic activity;
Acro ExpandJob Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS);