The 4 week moving average rose slightly to 299.25K from 299K last week.

There were no states that were forced to estimate in the current week. So there was nothing unusual with regard to the data. The prior week was unrevised at 297K

Continuing claims come in at 2514K vs 2344K estimate. Last week at 2372K

Weekly US Jobless Claims come in slightly better than expectations at 294K vs 297K

Weekly US Jobless Claims come in slightly better than expectations at 294K vs 297K