US Initial Jobless Claims:

239000.0 for Wk of Feb 11 2017
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US Initial Jobless Claims is at a current level of 239000.0, an increase of 5000.00 or 2.14% from last week. This is a decrease of 20000.00 or 7.72% from last year and is lower than the long term average of 357987.0.

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Feb. 11, 2017 239000.0
Feb. 4, 2017 234000.0
Jan. 28, 2017 248000.0
Jan. 21, 2017 260000.0
Jan. 14, 2017 237000.0
Jan. 7, 2017 249000.0
Dec. 31, 2016 237000.0
Dec. 24, 2016 267000.0
Dec. 17, 2016 275000.0
Dec. 10, 2016 254000.0
Dec. 3, 2016 258000.0
Nov. 26, 2016 268000.0
Nov. 19, 2016 251000.0
Nov. 12, 2016 233000.0
Nov. 5, 2016 254000.0
Oct. 29, 2016 266000.0
Oct. 22, 2016 259000.0
Oct. 15, 2016 261000.0
Oct. 8, 2016 247000.0
Oct. 1, 2016 246000.0
Sept. 24, 2016 254000.0
Sept. 17, 2016 251000.0
Sept. 10, 2016 260000.0
Sept. 3, 2016 259000.0
Aug. 27, 2016 263000.0
   
Aug. 20, 2016 261000.0
Aug. 13, 2016 262000.0
Aug. 6, 2016 266000.0
July 30, 2016 267000.0
July 23, 2016 266000.0
July 16, 2016 252000.0
July 9, 2016 254000.0
July 2, 2016 254000.0
June 25, 2016 270000.0
June 18, 2016 258000.0
June 11, 2016 277000.0
June 4, 2016 264000.0
May 28, 2016 268000.0
May 21, 2016 268000.0
May 14, 2016 278000.0
May 7, 2016 294000.0
April 30, 2016 274000.0
April 23, 2016 257000.0
April 16, 2016 248000.0
April 9, 2016 253000.0
April 2, 2016 266000.0
March 26, 2016 276000.0
March 19, 2016 265000.0
March 12, 2016 259000.0
March 5, 2016 253000.0

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US Initial Jobless Claims Summary

  • Last Value: 239000.0
  • Latest Period: Feb 11 2017
  • Updated: Feb 16, 2017, 08:31 EST
  • Next Release: Feb 23, 2017, 08:30 EST
  • Frequency: Weekly
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Long Term Average: 357987.0
  • Value Previously: 234000.0
  • Change From Previous: 2.14%
  • Value One Year Ago: 259000.0
  • Change From One Year Ago: -7.72%
  • First Period: Jan 07 1967
  • First Value: 208000.0

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I:USICUI 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 Weekly 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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