US Initial Jobless Claims:

222000.0 for Wk of Oct 14 2017
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US Initial Jobless Claims is at a current level of 222000.0, a decrease of 22000.00 or 9.02% from last week. This is a decrease of 25000.00 or 10.12% from last year and is lower than the long term average of 356508.3.

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Oct. 14, 2017 222000.0
Oct. 7, 2017 244000.0
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
Aug. 19, 2017 235000.0
Aug. 12, 2017 232000.0
Aug. 5, 2017 244000.0
July 29, 2017 241000.0
July 22, 2017 245000.0
July 15, 2017 234000.0
July 8, 2017 248000.0
July 1, 2017 250000.0
June 24, 2017 244000.0
June 17, 2017 242000.0
June 10, 2017 238000.0
June 3, 2017 245000.0
May 27, 2017 255000.0
May 20, 2017 235000.0
May 13, 2017 233000.0
May 6, 2017 236000.0
April 29, 2017 238000.0
   
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

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US Initial Jobless Claims Summary

  • Last Value: 222000.0
  • Latest Period: Oct 14 2017
  • Updated: Oct 19, 2017, 08:53 EDT
  • Next Release: Oct 26, 2017, 08:30 EDT
  • Frequency: Weekly
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Long Term Average: 356508.3
  • Value Previously: 244000.0
  • Change From Previous: -9.02%
  • Value One Year Ago: 247000.0
  • Change From One Year Ago: -10.12%
  • 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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