Friday, February 5, 2021

United States Initial Jobless Claims

Initial Jobless Claims in the United States decreased to 779 thousand in the week ending January 30 of 2021 from 812 thousand in the previous week. Initial Jobless Claims in the United States averaged 371.99 Thousand from 1967 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 6867 Thousand in March of 2020 and a record low of 162 Thousand in November of 1968. Initial jobless claims have a big impact in financial markets because unlike continued claims data which measures the number of persons claiming unemployment benefits, Initial jobless claims measures new and emerging unemployment. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Initial Jobless Claims - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.

SOURCE: 🇺🇸 United States
https://tradingeconomics.com/united-states/jobless-claims

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