Thursday, July 16, 2015

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Initial and Continued July 16 2015

Today’s jobless claims report showed declines to both initial and insured (continued) unemployment claims as seasonally adjusted initial claims remained below the 300K level.

Seasonally adjusted “initial” unemployment claims declined by 15,000 to 281,000 claims while seasonally adjusted “insured” claims declined by 112,000 to 2.215 million resulting in an “insured” unemployment rate of 1.6%.