Even with an upward revision of 3,000 to the previous week's number, last weeks new unemployment claims climbed 10,000 to 383,000.
(Rachel Maddow Blog) For the week ending May 26, the Department of Labor reported Thursday, seasonally adjusted initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits rose to 383,000, 10,000 more than the previous week's revised figure ... Read Post
CHANGE: Stubborn Jobless Claims Just Keep Climbing Higher. “New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly climbed to 424,000 last week from a revised 414,000 in the prior week, pointing to a painfully slow improvement in th... Read Post
The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report was released this morning for last week. Claims rose 43,000 from an upward revision of the previous week to 431,000. That is a 10% increase for the week and a 4-week moving average inc... Read Post