First-time jobless claims have a significant impact on the financial markets since in contrast to continuous claims data, which monitors the number of people receiving unemployment benefits, first-time jobless claims measure fresh and developing unemployment.

A higher than expected figure should be seen as negative (bearish) for the USD while a lower than expected figure should be seen as positive (bullish) for the USD.

Category:  Initial Jobless Claims
Units:  Thousand
Details
Impact: High
Country:
Currency: USD
Latest Release
Previous: 223K
Consensus: 220K
Actual: 215K
Next Release
Date: May 30, 12:30
Time left: 6 days
Consensus: 218K

Forex Sentiment (USD)

Symbol Community Trend (Shorts vs Longs) Symbol Popularity Avg. Short Price /
Distance From Price
Avg. Long Price /
Distance From Price
Current Price
EURUSD
1.0769
-41 pips
1.0862
-52 pips
1.08103
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
EURUSD Short 56% 14661.75 lots 45766
Long 44% 11627.25 lots 54104
36% of traders are currently trading EURUSD.
GBPUSD
1.2608
-84 pips
1.2737
-45 pips
1.26919
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
GBPUSD Short 80% 15523.59 lots 46497
Long 20% 3872.54 lots 16437
24% of traders are currently trading GBPUSD.
USDJPY
151.3356
-573 pips
155.5450
+152 pips
157.067
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDJPY Short 68% 3233.70 lots 12657
Long 32% 1554.81 lots 7592
10% of traders are currently trading USDJPY.
USDCAD
1.3604
-132 pips
1.3700
+36 pips
1.37356
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDCAD Short 82% 7898.47 lots 31920
Long 18% 1761.75 lots 7582
15% of traders are currently trading USDCAD.
AUDUSD
0.6567
-32 pips
0.6647
-48 pips
0.65986
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
AUDUSD Short 46% 3953.23 lots 14339
Long 54% 4730.63 lots 19541
17% of traders are currently trading AUDUSD.
NZDUSD
0.6034
-55 pips
0.6157
-68 pips
0.60893
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
NZDUSD Short 81% 5804.95 lots 16779
Long 19% 1388.57 lots 8274
12% of traders are currently trading NZDUSD.
USDCHF
0.9024
-122 pips
0.9188
-42 pips
0.91460
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDCHF Short 82% 4852.97 lots 19173
Long 18% 1037.93 lots 4842
10% of traders are currently trading USDCHF.
USDCZK
23.2030
+3364 pips
22.9347
-681 pips
22.86660
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDCZK Short 18% 0.03 lots 2
Long 82% 0.14 lots 5
0% of traders are currently trading USDCZK.
USDHUF
354.3983
-283 pips
361.2273
-400 pips
357.23
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDHUF Short 27% 2.31 lots 23
Long 73% 6.16 lots 11
0% of traders are currently trading USDHUF.
USDMXN
16.8395
+1100 pips
17.8752
-11457 pips
16.7295
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDMXN Short 46% 10.95 lots 141
Long 54% 12.74 lots 104
0% of traders are currently trading USDMXN.