Thursday, September 24, 2015

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Initial and Continued September 24 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 3,000 to 267,000 claims while seasonally adjusted “insured” claims declined by 1,000 to 2.242 million resulting in an “insured” unemployment rate of 1.7%.