The Initial Jobless Claims 4-Week Average indicates the number of persons who filed for unemployment insurance for the first time in the last four weeks. The indicator is used to gauge the labor market's health and the overall health of the US economy. In other words, the indicator indicates the number of persons who lost jobs over the specified time period.

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:  Jobless Claims 4-week Average
Units:  Thousand
Details
Impact: High
Country:
Currency: USD
Latest Release
Previous: 218K
Consensus: 219K
Actual: 219.75K
Next Release
Date: May 30, 12:30
Time left: 6 days
Consensus: 221K

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
-43 pips
1.0862
-50 pips
1.08119
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
EURUSD Short 56% 14664.16 lots 45771
Long 44% 11629.11 lots 54119
36% of traders are currently trading EURUSD.
GBPUSD
1.2608
-87 pips
1.2737
-42 pips
1.26946
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
GBPUSD Short 80% 15527.16 lots 46502
Long 20% 3878.96 lots 16443
24% of traders are currently trading GBPUSD.
USDJPY
151.3360
-569 pips
155.5474
+148 pips
157.027
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDJPY Short 68% 3232.55 lots 12658
Long 32% 1556.04 lots 7604
10% of traders are currently trading USDJPY.
USDCAD
1.3604
-126 pips
1.3700
+30 pips
1.37297
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDCAD Short 82% 7898.73 lots 31922
Long 18% 1761.34 lots 7582
15% of traders are currently trading USDCAD.
AUDUSD
0.6567
-34 pips
0.6647
-46 pips
0.66008
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
AUDUSD Short 46% 3953.24 lots 14340
Long 54% 4720.58 lots 19538
17% of traders are currently trading AUDUSD.
NZDUSD
0.6034
-59 pips
0.6157
-64 pips
0.60932
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
NZDUSD Short 80% 5804.89 lots 16779
Long 20% 1437.27 lots 8367
12% of traders are currently trading NZDUSD.
USDCHF
0.9024
-121 pips
0.9188
-43 pips
0.91450
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDCHF Short 82% 4852.97 lots 19173
Long 18% 1038.56 lots 4843
10% of traders are currently trading USDCHF.
USDCZK
23.2030
+3530 pips
22.9347
-847 pips
22.85000
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
-271 pips
361.2273
-412 pips
357.11
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
16.8410
+1281 pips
17.9701
-12572 pips
16.7129
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDMXN Short 48% 10.72 lots 139
Long 52% 11.44 lots 96
0% of traders are currently trading USDMXN.