Initial jobless claims above 300K for third week

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Apr. 21, 2018 dropped to 1,960 from the previous week’s total of 2,142.. The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Mar. 31, 2018 dropped to 1,648 from the previous week’s total of 1,863.. Press Releases are added to the list above as soon.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose last week for a third straight week, but the underlying trend continued to point to a solidly improving labor.

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First-time claims for jobless benefits fell by 12,000 to 377,000 in the week ended June. rate has been above 8 percent since February 2009, the longest such stretch since monthly records began in.

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Not "unambiguously good" as Shale states see initial jobless claims spiking. Overall initial jobless claims missed expectations for the 4th week in a row, holding above 300k for the 3d week in a row (for the first time since July). At 307k, this week’s print is below last week’s but well above the 300k expectation.

 · Jobless claims in the U.S. rose again. In the week ended 24 November, the initial jobless claims rose by 10k to 234k, as compared with the consensus expectations of.

Initial claims remain above 350,000. a drop of 5,500, the third consecutive weekly decline. The four week average for continuing claims dropped 17,250 to 3,271,500. The total number of people.

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The number of Americans who filed applications for unemployment benefits last week rose to the highest in almost two. California-based company said. Initial jobless claims reflect weekly firings.

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There were no special factors impacting this week’s initial claims. [See full report] Today’s seasonally adjusted number at 302K was slightly above the forecast of 300K. For an.

the graph above of Initial Jobless Claims as a Percent of the Labor Force (1975-2009) has been updated to reflect the June labor force of 154,926,000 and the June average for initial unemployment.

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First-time filings for unemployment claims jumped last week, coming in above the key 400,000 level for the third straight week, according to a government report Thursday.

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