US Initial Jobless Claims:

257000.0 for Wk of Apr 22 2017
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US Initial Jobless Claims is at a current level of 257000.0, an increase of 14000.00 or 5.76% from last week. This is an increase of 9000.00 or 3.63% from last year and is lower than the long term average of 357555.8.

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April 22, 2017 257000.0
April 15, 2017 243000.0
April 8, 2017 234000.0
April 1, 2017 235000.0
March 25, 2017 259000.0
March 18, 2017 261000.0
March 11, 2017 246000.0
March 4, 2017 249000.0
Feb. 25, 2017 223000.0
Feb. 18, 2017 242000.0
Feb. 11, 2017 238000.0
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

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US Initial Jobless Claims Summary

  • Last Value: 257000.0
  • Latest Period: Apr 22 2017
  • Updated: Apr 27, 2017, 08:32 EDT
  • Next Release: May 4, 2017, 08:30 EDT
  • Frequency: Weekly
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Long Term Average: 357555.8
  • Value Previously: 243000.0
  • Change From Previous: 5.76%
  • Value One Year Ago: 248000.0
  • Change From One Year Ago: 3.63%
  • 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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