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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 transparent
Currency USD
Latest Release
Previous 312K
Consensus 330K
Actual 332K
Next Release
Date Sep 23, 12:30
Time left 2 days
Consensus 320K

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
1.1603
-128 pips
1.1817
-86 pips
1.17306
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
EURUSD Short 29% 8734.50 lots 25697
Long 71% 21152.55 lots 47911
38% of traders are currently trading EURUSD.
GBPUSD
1.3497
-169 pips
1.3758
-92 pips
1.36657
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
GBPUSD Short 12% 2041.46 lots 9170
Long 88% 14744.39 lots 36497
23% of traders are currently trading GBPUSD.
USDJPY
107.6382
-195 pips
109.9060
-32 pips
109.585
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDJPY Short 51% 2978.66 lots 10159
Long 49% 2825.87 lots 10268
14% of traders are currently trading USDJPY.
USDCAD
1.2683
-101 pips
1.2997
-213 pips
1.27844
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDCAD Short 66% 4905.62 lots 13251
Long 34% 2483.90 lots 7055
13% of traders are currently trading USDCAD.
AUDUSD
0.7117
-146 pips
0.7353
-90 pips
0.72626
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
AUDUSD Short 23% 1219.08 lots 5029
Long 77% 4089.20 lots 11398
12% of traders are currently trading AUDUSD.
NZDUSD
0.6862
-159 pips
0.7074
-53 pips
0.70211
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
NZDUSD Short 46% 897.02 lots 3774
Long 54% 1052.15 lots 4591
7% of traders are currently trading NZDUSD.
USDCHF
0.9203
-72 pips
0.9357
-82 pips
0.92754
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDCHF Short 66% 3319.58 lots 9860
Long 34% 1695.15 lots 6074
11% of traders are currently trading USDCHF.
USDCZK
0
-216968 pips
21.4848
+2120 pips
21.69682
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDCZK Short 0% 0.00 lots 0
Long 100% 0.01 lots 1
0% of traders are currently trading USDCZK.
USDHUF
296.4418
-516 pips
299.4706
+213 pips
301.604
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDHUF Short 62% 2.65 lots 39
Long 38% 1.61 lots 18
0% of traders are currently trading USDHUF.
USDMXN
19.9826
-1166 pips
20.5401
-4409 pips
20.09921
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDMXN Short 69% 34.64 lots 277
Long 31% 15.78 lots 84
0% of traders are currently trading USDMXN.