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Jobless claims hit 14-year low

Continue steady decline
Brena Swanson
Jobless claims for the week ended Oct. 11 printed at 264,000, a drop of 23,000 from the previous week’s revised level of 287,000. This is the lowest level for initial claims since April 15, 2000.
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Initial jobless claims hold steady for week

Four-week rolling average reaches eight-year low
Trey Garrison
Initial jobless claims for the week ending Oct. 4 printed at 287,000, a decrease of 1,000 from the previous week's revised level.
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Jobless claims down to 287,000 for week

Down 8,000 from previous week
Trey Garrison
Jobless claims for the week ending Sept. 27 printed at 287,000, a decrease of 8,000 from the previous week's revised level.
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Initial jobless claims rise by 12K to 293K

Four-week rolling average stands at 298.5K
Trey Garrison
The advance figure for initial claims was 293,000 for the week ending Sept. 20, an increase of 12,000 from last week.
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Initial jobless claims beat expectations, down to 280K

Weekly claims lowest since 2000
Trey Garrison
Initial jobless claims dropped to 280,000 for the week ending Sept. 13, dramatically better than expectations of 305,000, the lowest since 2000.
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Jobless claims inch higher for first week in September

4-week rolling average up above 300K benchmark
Trey Garrison
Jobless claims remain at low levels but are edging slightly higher. Initial claims rose 11,000 in the Sept. 6 week to 315,000, pulling up the 4-week average slightly to 304,000.
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Jobless claims drop to 8-year low

But it’s not all-positive news
Brena Swanson
Jobless claims plummeted by 19,000 filings to 284,000 for the week ended July 19, the lowest level for initial claims since Feb. 18, 2006. But it's what is hidden behind the numbers that is important to note.
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The unemployment rate keeps getting better

Level of insured unemployment reaches 7-year low
Ben Lane
Last week saw the advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment fall to 2,507,000. It hasn't been that low since June 30, 2007.
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Jobless claims continue downward trend

Maintain lowest level since 2007
Ben Lane
The four-week moving average for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment was 2,571,250, a decrease of 7,750 from the previous week's revised average. This is the lowest level for this average since October 27, 2007 when it was 2,561,750.
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Jobless claims maintain downward trend

Falls by 2,000 filings
Brena Swanson
Jobless claims continue to maintain a steady, downward trend, with unemployment filings for the week ended June 21 falling by 2,000 to 312,000.
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