Thursday, September 03, 2015

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Initial and Continued September 03 2015

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

Seasonally adjusted “initial” unemployment claims increased by 12,000 to 282,000 claims while seasonally adjusted “insured” claims declined by 9,000 to 2.257 million resulting in an “insured” unemployment rate of 1.7%.