gbp MEDIUM, 03:30PM, GBP,   Claimant Count ChangeForecast: 10.5K
Previous: 7.3K
Actual < Forecast = Good for currency;
Although it’s generally viewed as a lagging indicator, the number of unemployed people is an important signal of overall economic health because consumer spending is highly correlated with labor-market conditions. Unemployment is also a major consideration for those steering the country’s monetary policy;