US initial jobless claims have fallen from 343,000 to 326,000 n the week of 26 July. Analysts had forecast a rise to 346,000.
Continuing claims down from 2.997m to 3.2.951. Economists predicted an increase to 3.000m.
Very strong Initial Claims figure - 326K from 345K -puts focus for tomorrow's NFP print on >+190K— Christopher Vecchio (@CVecchioFX) August 1, 2013