• US weekly jobless claims drop to near 49-year low

    7 days ago - By CNBC

    First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 210,000 in the most recent week, up from the 203,000 claims filed in the previous week.
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  • U.S. weekly jobless claims drop to near 49-year low

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting its lowest level in nearly 49 years and pointing to robust labor market conditions.
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  • Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 204,000, Lowest Since 1969

    Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 204,000, Lowest Since 1969

    7 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    The DOL reported :
    In the week ending September 8, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 204,000, a decrease of 1,000 from the previous week's revised level. This is the lowest level for initial claims since December 6, 1969 when it was 202,000. The previous week's level was revised up by 2,000 from 203,000 to 205,000. The 4-week moving average was 208,000, a decrease of 2,000 from the previous week's revised average. This is the lowest level for this average since December 6, 1969 when it was 204,500. The previous week's average was revised up by 500 from 209,500...
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