US Initial Jobless Claims:

255000.0 for Wk of Jul 18 2015
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US Initial Jobless Claims is at a current level of 255000.0, a decrease of 26000.00 or 9.25% from last week. This is a decrease of 48000.00 or 15.84% from last year and is lower than the long term average of 361050.9.

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July 18, 2015 255000.0
July 11, 2015 281000.0
July 4, 2015 296000.0
June 27, 2015 282000.0
June 20, 2015 271000.0
June 13, 2015 268000.0
June 6, 2015 279000.0
May 30, 2015 277000.0
May 23, 2015 284000.0
May 16, 2015 275000.0
May 9, 2015 264000.0
May 2, 2015 265000.0
April 25, 2015 262000.0
April 18, 2015 296000.0
April 11, 2015 295000.0
April 4, 2015 282000.0
March 28, 2015 267000.0
March 21, 2015 288000.0
March 14, 2015 293000.0
March 7, 2015 290000.0
Feb. 28, 2015 325000.0
Feb. 21, 2015 313000.0
Feb. 14, 2015 282000.0
Feb. 7, 2015 304000.0
Jan. 31, 2015 279000.0
   
Jan. 24, 2015 267000.0
Jan. 17, 2015 309000.0
Jan. 10, 2015 317000.0
Jan. 3, 2015 304000.0
Dec. 27, 2014 298000.0
Dec. 20, 2014 281000.0
Dec. 13, 2014 289000.0
Dec. 6, 2014 295000.0
Nov. 29, 2014 297000.0
Nov. 22, 2014 314000.0
Nov. 15, 2014 292000.0
Nov. 8, 2014 293000.0
Nov. 1, 2014 278000.0
Oct. 25, 2014 288000.0
Oct. 18, 2014 284000.0
Oct. 11, 2014 266000.0
Oct. 4, 2014 287000.0
Sept. 27, 2014 288000.0
Sept. 20, 2014 295000.0
Sept. 13, 2014 281000.0
Sept. 6, 2014 316000.0
Aug. 30, 2014 304000.0
Aug. 23, 2014 298000.0
Aug. 16, 2014 299000.0
Aug. 9, 2014 312000.0

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US Initial Jobless Claims Summary

  • Last Value: 255000.0
  • Latest Period: Jul 18 2015
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2015, 08:34 EDT View Release
  • Next Release: Jul 30, 2015, 08:30 EDT
  • Frequency: Weekly
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Long Term Average: 361050.9
  • Value Previously: 281000.0
  • Change From Previous: -9.25%
  • Value One Year Ago: 303000.0
  • Change From One Year Ago: -15.84%
  • First Period: Jan 07 1967
  • First Value: 208000.0

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US Initial Jobless Claims Excel Add-In Codes

  • Indicator Code: I:USICUI
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:USICUI","name")
  • Latest Value: =YCP("I:USICUI")
  • Last 5 Values: =YCS("I:USICUI",,-4)

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About Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance

Number of new filings for unemployment insurance benefits, released every Thursday, providing a timely reflection of current economic conditions. Many economists believe that the report is also a predictor of future economic activity, with increasingly high levels of new filings indicating an impending economic downturn, and a sustained decline suggesting a future recovery.

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