US Initial Jobless Claims:

269000.0 for Wk of Feb 06 2016
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US Initial Jobless Claims is at a current level of 269000.0, a decrease of 16000.00 or 5.61% from last week. This is a decrease of 15000.00 or 5.28% from last year and is lower than the long term average of 360049.6.

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Feb. 6, 2016 269000.0
Jan. 30, 2016 285000.0
Jan. 23, 2016 277000.0
Jan. 16, 2016 294000.0
Jan. 9, 2016 283000.0
Jan. 2, 2016 277000.0
Dec. 26, 2015 287000.0
Dec. 19, 2015 267000.0
Dec. 12, 2015 272000.0
Dec. 5, 2015 282000.0
Nov. 28, 2015 269000.0
Nov. 21, 2015 260000.0
Nov. 14, 2015 272000.0
Nov. 7, 2015 276000.0
Oct. 31, 2015 276000.0
Oct. 24, 2015 260000.0
Oct. 17, 2015 259000.0
Oct. 10, 2015 256000.0
Oct. 3, 2015 262000.0
Sept. 26, 2015 276000.0
Sept. 19, 2015 267000.0
Sept. 12, 2015 264000.0
Sept. 5, 2015 275000.0
Aug. 29, 2015 281000.0
Aug. 22, 2015 270000.0
   
Aug. 15, 2015 277000.0
Aug. 8, 2015 273000.0
Aug. 1, 2015 269000.0
July 25, 2015 267000.0
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 293000.0
Feb. 28, 2015 327000.0

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US Initial Jobless Claims Summary

  • Last Value: 269000.0
  • Latest Period: Feb 06 2016
  • Updated: Feb 11, 2016, 08:32 EST
  • Next Release: Feb 18, 2016, 08:30 EST
  • Frequency: Weekly
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Long Term Average: 360049.6
  • Value Previously: 285000.0
  • Change From Previous: -5.61%
  • Value One Year Ago: 284000.0
  • Change From One Year Ago: -5.28%
  • 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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