Eur/usd - 1.4995 ... The single currency retreated fm 1.5008 after the release of higher-than-expected U.S. jobless claims data (came in at 531,000 versus the expectation of 515,000 n upwardly revised previous reading of 520,000). Offers are tipped at 1.5005/10 with stops seen abv 1.5015, however, selling interest fm option-players is located fm 1.5030 to 1.5050 to protect the 1.5050 option barrier. On the downside, bids by sovereign names are located at 1.4970 n 1.4945/50 with stops seen below 1.4940.