US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance:

304000.0 for Wk of Apr 12 2014
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US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance is at a current level of 304000.0, an increase of 2000.00 or 0.66% from last week. This is a decrease of 44000.00 or 12.64% from last year and is lower than the long term average of 362844.8.

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April 12, 2014 304000.0
April 5, 2014 302000.0
March 29, 2014 332000.0
March 22, 2014 310000.0
March 15, 2014 323000.0
March 8, 2014 319000.0
March 1, 2014 325000.0
Feb. 22, 2014 351000.0
Feb. 15, 2014 330000.0
Feb. 8, 2014 343000.0
Feb. 1, 2014 328000.0
Jan. 25, 2014 345000.0
Jan. 18, 2014 334000.0
Jan. 11, 2014 329000.0
Jan. 4, 2014 333000.0
Dec. 28, 2013 344000.0
Dec. 21, 2013 339000.0
Dec. 14, 2013 368000.0
Dec. 7, 2013 358000.0
Nov. 30, 2013 317000.0
Nov. 23, 2013 324000.0
Nov. 16, 2013 332000.0
Nov. 9, 2013 342000.0
Nov. 2, 2013 341000.0
Oct. 26, 2013 346000.0
   
Oct. 19, 2013 347000.0
Oct. 12, 2013 355000.0
Oct. 5, 2013 362000.0
Sept. 28, 2013 318000.0
Sept. 21, 2013 316000.0
Sept. 14, 2013 318000.0
Sept. 7, 2013 307000.0
Aug. 31, 2013 328000.0
Aug. 24, 2013 336000.0
Aug. 17, 2013 338000.0
Aug. 10, 2013 329000.0
Aug. 3, 2013 335000.0
July 27, 2013 333000.0
July 20, 2013 343000.0
July 13, 2013 339000.0
July 6, 2013 353000.0
June 29, 2013 344000.0
June 22, 2013 345000.0
June 15, 2013 352000.0
June 8, 2013 337000.0
June 1, 2013 347000.0
May 25, 2013 350000.0
May 18, 2013 344000.0
May 11, 2013 355000.0
May 4, 2013 332000.0

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US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Summary

  • Last Value: 304000.0
  • Latest Period: Apr 12 2014
  • Updated: Apr 17, 2014, 8:32 AM EDT View Release
  • Next Release: Apr 24, 2014, 8:30 AM EDT
  • Frequency: Weekly
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Long Term Average: 362844.8
  • Value Previously: 302000.0
  • Change From Previous: 0.66%
  • Value One Year Ago: 348000.0
  • Change From One Year Ago: -12.64%
  • Excel Add-In Code: I:USICUI

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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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