Thursday, April 14, 2016

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Initial and Continued April 14 2016

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

Seasonally adjusted “initial” unemployment claims declined by 13,000 to 253,000 claims while seasonally adjusted "continued" unemployment claims decreased by 18,000 to 2.171 million resulting in an “insured” unemployment rate of 1.6%.