Weekly Unemployment Claims Unexpectedly Jump to 372K

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January 3, 2013 - 9:55am

Jan 03, 2013 Doug Short  The Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report was released this morning for last week. The 372,000 new claims number was a 10,000 increase from a 12,000 upward adjustment of the previous week. The less volatile and closely watched four-week moving average, which is usually a better indicator of the recent trend, rose to 360,000. Here is the official statement from the Department of Labor: Here is the official statement from the Department of Labor:More...


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