Initial claims
initial claims is that new the middle of its recent range
  • Prior week 222K revised to 223K
  • initial jobless claims 215K versus 220K estimate.
  • 4-week moving average 219.7 5K versus 218.0K last week
  • continuing claims 1.794M vs 1.794M estimate. Last week 1.786 revised from 1.794K
  • 4-week moving average of continuing claims 1.782M vs 1.777M last week
Continuing claims
Continuing claims closer to low of recent range

The initial jobless claims figures are for the BLS survey week for the next month employment report.