Thursday, January 14, 2016

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Initial and Continued January 14 2015

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

Seasonally adjusted “initial” unemployment claims increased by 7,000 to 284,000 claims while seasonally adjusted “insured” claims increased by 29,000 to 2.263 million resulting in an “insured” unemployment rate of 1.7%.