Items Tagged with 'Jobless claims'


Jobless claims post highest reading since July 2015

Surpasses consensus expectations
Jobless claims increased to 293,000 filings for the week ending Jan. 16, surpassing an industry consensus of 275,000. In Econoday’s analysis of the report, it noted that while there were no special factors affecting the data, volatility in this series is not unusual at the start of the year.
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Jobless claims drop by 20,000 filings

Pulls down 4-week moving average
Jobless claims dropped by 20,000 filings, falling to 268,000 for the week ended March 28, pulling the 4-week average down an unusually steep 14,750 to 285,000.
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