US Initial Jobless Claims:

213000.0 for Wk of Aug 04 2018
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US Initial Jobless Claims is at a current level of 213000.0, a decrease of 6000.00 or 2.74% from last week. This is a decrease of 28000.00 or 11.62% from last year and is lower than the long term average of 354518.6.

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Aug. 4, 2018 213000.0
July 28, 2018 219000.0
July 21, 2018 217000.0
July 14, 2018 208000.0
July 7, 2018 215000.0
June 30, 2018 232000.0
June 23, 2018 228000.0
June 16, 2018 218000.0
June 9, 2018 221000.0
June 2, 2018 222000.0
May 26, 2018 223000.0
May 19, 2018 234000.0
May 12, 2018 223000.0
May 5, 2018 211000.0
April 28, 2018 211000.0
April 21, 2018 209000.0
April 14, 2018 233000.0
April 7, 2018 233000.0
March 31, 2018 242000.0
March 24, 2018 218000.0
March 17, 2018 227000.0
March 10, 2018 226000.0
March 3, 2018 230000.0
Feb. 24, 2018 217000.0
Feb. 17, 2018 218000.0
   
Feb. 10, 2018 234000.0
Feb. 3, 2018 223000.0
Jan. 27, 2018 234000.0
Jan. 20, 2018 229000.0
Jan. 13, 2018 226000.0
Jan. 6, 2018 247000.0
Dec. 30, 2017 248000.0
Dec. 23, 2017 242000.0
Dec. 16, 2017 242000.0
Dec. 9, 2017 229000.0
Dec. 2, 2017 235000.0
Nov. 25, 2017 239000.0
Nov. 18, 2017 239000.0
Nov. 11, 2017 250000.0
Nov. 4, 2017 237000.0
Oct. 28, 2017 234000.0
Oct. 21, 2017 234000.0
Oct. 14, 2017 230000.0
Oct. 7, 2017 241000.0
Sept. 30, 2017 258000.0
Sept. 23, 2017 269000.0
Sept. 16, 2017 260000.0
Sept. 9, 2017 281000.0
Sept. 2, 2017 298000.0
Aug. 26, 2017 236000.0

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US Initial Jobless Claims Summary

  • Last Value: 213000.0
  • Latest Period: Aug 04 2018
  • Updated: Aug 16, 2018, 08:33 EDT
  • Next Release: Aug 23, 2018, 08:30 EDT
  • Frequency: Weekly
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Long Term Average: 354518.6
  • Value Previously: 219000.0
  • Change From Previous: -2.74%
  • Value One Year Ago: 241000.0
  • Change From One Year Ago: -11.62%
  • First Period: Jan 07 1967
  • First Value: 208000.0

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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