Tag: initial jobless claims

Jobless Claims Rise Again


Good economic news doesn’t last long these days, so it’s no surprise that after last week’s low number there was a big jump in initial jobless claims reported this week. 329,000 new claims were filed while economists were expecting 315,000.…

304K Initial Jobless Claims


Initial jobless claims beat expectations again, coming in at 304,000. So, does this mean that Fed Chair Janet Yellen is correct, and the Fed’s monetary policy is helping the employment situation? Or could there be another explanation? For all those…