• US weekly jobless claims fall slightly to a 45-year low

    7 days ago - By CNBC

    New applications for U.S. unemployment fell slightly last week and the number of Americans receiving benefits remained at a 45-year low as strong labor market conditions continued.
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  • Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 214,000

    Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 214,000

    8 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    The DOL reported :
    In the week ending November 3, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 214,000, a decrease of 1,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 from 214,000 to 215,000. The 4-week moving average was 213,750, a decrease of 250 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up by 250 from 213,750 to 214,000.
    emphasis added The previous week was revised up.
    The following graph shows the 4-week moving average of weekly claims since 1971.
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