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What parts of the world are seeing the weakest performance in their jobs markets? Here is a ranking of major countries posting the highest unemployment rates over the past month:

1.
South Africa
27.7 %
Q3
2.
Greece
20.6 %
AUG
3.
Spain
16.4 %
Q3
4.
Brazil
12.4 %
SEP
5.
Croatia
11.6 %
OCT
6.
Italy
11.1 %
SEP
7.
Turkey
10.8 %
AUG
8.
Eurozone
8.9 %
SEP
9.
Latvia
8.5 %
Q3
10.
Portugal
8.5 %
Q3
Time (et)
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
Wednesday ,Nov.22
00:00
Monetary Policy Meeting
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Eurozone
08:30
Durable Goods Orders (M-o-M)
OCT
-1.2 %
0.67 %
2.2 %
United States
08:30
Durable Goods Orders Ex. Transportation (M-o-M)
OCT
0.4 %
0.4 %
1.1 (R) %
United States
08:30
Initial Jobless Claims
NOV 18
239 K
237.5 K
252 (R) K
United States
10:00
Consumer Confidence Index
NOV P
0.1
-0.9
-1.0
Eurozone
10:00
Univ. of Mich. Consumer Confidence Index
NOV
98.5
98.2
100.7
United States
10:30
EIA Crude Oil Inventory (Barrels)
NOV 17
457.1 M
 
459.0 M
United States
12:00
EIA Natural Gas Inventory (Cubic Feet)
NOV 17
3726 B
 
3772 B
United States
14:00
FOMC Meeting Minutes
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United States
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