Inital Jobless Claims Archive


[Skip to the end] Karim writes: Claims Initial claims down to 631k (last week revised up from 637k to 643k) Continuing claims up another 75k; up every week this year Need to see initial claims (which represent layoffs) move back to 350-400k to signal no further job losses Continuing claims reflect lack ...Read More

Last week’s initial claims summary

[Skip to the end] On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 2:47 PM, Cesar writes: federal extension of benefits SHOULD have no DIRECT impact on initial claims like they did in 2002 in 2002 part of the law required people to make an initial claim in the state system to become eligible for ...Read More