Jobless Claims

By |2016-11-17T15:53:40+00:00April 12th, 2016|Categories: Leading|Tags: , , |

In the week ending April 2, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 267,000, a decrease of 9,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 276,000. The 4-week moving average was 266,750, an increase of 3,500 from the previous week's unrevised average of 263,250. There were no special factors impacting this week's initial claims. This marks 57 consecutive weeks of initial claims below 300,000, the longest streak since 1973.

Jobless Claims

By |2016-11-17T15:55:10+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Leading|Tags: , , |

In the week ending March 12, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 265,000, an increase of 7,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised down by 1,000 from 259,000 to 258,000. The 4-week moving average was 268,000, an increase of 750 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised down by 250 from 267,500 to 267,250. There were no special factors impacting this week's initial [...]

Jobless Claims

By |2016-11-17T15:56:07+00:00March 8th, 2016|Categories: Leading|Tags: , , |

The labor market remains solid and unemployment claims very low. Initial claims in the February 27 week did edge 6,000 higher to 278,000 but the 4-week average is down 1,750 to a 270,250 level that, significantly, is nearly 15,000 below the month-ago trend. This comparison offers a positive signal for February's employment conditions. Continuing claims, where data lag by a week, remain near historic lows. In data for the February 20 week, continuing claims rose 3,000 to [...]

Jobless Claims

By |2016-11-17T15:56:46+00:00March 1st, 2016|Categories: Leading|Tags: , , |

In the week ending February 20, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 272,000, an increase of 10,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 262,000. The 4-week moving average was 272,000, a decrease of 1,250 from the previous week's unrevised average of 273,250. There were no special factors impacting this week's initial claims.

Jobless Claims

By |2016-11-17T15:57:21+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Leading|Tags: , , |

In the week ending February 13, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 262,000, a decrease of 7,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 269,000. The 4-week moving average was 273,250, a decrease of 8,000 from the previous week's unrevised average of 281,250. There were no special factors impacting this week's initial claims.

Jobless Claims

By |2016-11-17T15:58:49+00:00February 16th, 2016|Categories: Leading|Tags: , , |

In the week ending February 6, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 269,000, a decrease of 16,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 285,000. The 4-week moving average was 281,250, a decrease of 3,500 from the previous week's unrevised average of 284,750. There were no special factors impacting this week's initial claims.

Jobless Claims

By |2016-11-17T15:59:47+00:00February 9th, 2016|Categories: Leading|Tags: , , |

In the week ending January 30, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 285,000, an increase of 8,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised down by 1,000 from 278,000 to 277,000. The 4-week moving average was 284,750, an increase of 2,000 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised down by 250 from 283,000 to 282,750. There were no special factors impacting this week's initial [...]

Initial Jobless claims

By |2016-11-17T16:01:11+00:00January 25th, 2016|Categories: Leading|Tags: , , |

In the week ending January 16, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 293,000, an increase of 10,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised down by 1,000 from 284,000 to 283,000. The 4-week moving average was 285,000, an increase of 6,500 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised down by 250 from 278,750 to 278,500. There were no special factors impacting this week's initial [...]

Jobless Claims

By |2016-11-17T16:01:46+00:00January 12th, 2016|Categories: Leading|Tags: , , |

In the week ending January 2, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 277,000, a decrease of 10,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 287,000. The 4-week moving average was 275,750, a decrease of 1,250 from the previous week's unrevised average of 277,000. There were no special factors impacting this week's initial claims.

Jobless Claims

By |2016-11-17T16:02:16+00:00January 5th, 2016|Categories: Leading|Tags: , , |

In the week ending December 26, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 287,000, an increase of 20,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 267,000. The 4-week moving average was 277,000, an increase of 4,500 from the previous week's unrevised average of 272,500. There were no special factors impacting this week's initial claims.