by Calculated Risk on 10/03/2019 08:42:00 AM
Thursday, October 03, 2019
The DOL reported:
In the week ending September 28, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 219,000, an increase of 4,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 2,000 from 213,000 to 215,000. The 4-week moving average was 212,500, unchanged from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up by 500 from 212,000 to 212,500.The previous week was revised up.
The following graph shows the 4-week moving average of weekly claims since 1971.
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The dashed line on the graph is the current 4-week average. The four-week average of weekly unemployment claims was unchanged at 212,500.
This was higher than the consensus forecast.
Posted by Calculated Risk on 10/03/2019 08:42:00 AM