US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance:

282000.0 for Wk of May 23 2015
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US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance is at a current level of 282000.0, an increase of 7000.00 or 2.55% from last week. This is a decrease of 45000.00 or 13.76% from last year and is lower than the long term average of 361319.2.

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May 23, 2015 282000.0
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
Aug. 2, 2014 290000.0
July 26, 2014 303000.0
July 19, 2014 279000.0
July 12, 2014 303000.0
July 5, 2014 305000.0
June 28, 2014 316000.0
June 21, 2014 313000.0
June 14, 2014 314000.0

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US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Summary

  • Last Value: 282000.0
  • Latest Period: May 23 2015
  • Updated: May 28, 2015, 8:34 AM EDT View Release
  • Next Release: Jun 4, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT
  • Frequency: Weekly
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Long Term Average: 361319.2
  • Value Previously: 275000.0
  • Change From Previous: 2.55%
  • Value One Year Ago: 327000.0
  • Change From One Year Ago: -13.76%
  • First Period: Jan 7 1967
  • First Value: 208000.0

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US Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance 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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