Thursday, February 05, 2015

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Initial and Continued February 05 2015

Today’s jobless claims report showed an increase to both initial and insured unemployment claims as seasonally adjusted initial claims remained below the 300K level.

Seasonally adjusted “initial” unemployment claims increased a 11,000 to 278,000 claims while seasonally adjusted “insured” claims increased by 6,000 to 2.400 million resulting in an “insured” unemployment rate of 1.8%.