USA Initial Jobless Claims
|Latest Release:||25-12-2014 13:30:00|
|Next Release:||03-10-2013 12:30:00|
|Source:||US Department of Labor|
The official US Unemployment Rate, along with the Non Farm Payrolls for September are not due to be announced until tomorrow afternoon, but some insight can be gained into the likely strength of these statistics from todayâs labor market change numbers. The Challenger Job Cuts reading for the month of September has been reported as 30.477k year on year, this is a significant fall from the August reading of 40.010k.
Initial Jobless Claims for the week ending 26th September have been revealed as 287k, the prior weekâs number was 297k and the expectation was for a level of 296k today. Continuing Jobless Claims now stand at 2.398M according to the latest reading for the week ending 19th September, this follows on from the prior weekâs 2.443M recording, the market consensus estimate was for a number closer to 2.438M.
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