Free Trial
US TSYS

A Touch Firmer

Real-time Actionable Insight

Get the latest on Central Bank Policy and FX & FI Markets to help inform both your strategic and tactical decision-making.

Free Access
Release for week ended: August 12, 2017
Source:  U.S. Department of Labor
Data in millions, seasonally adjusted unless noted
Figures lag initial weekly claims by one week.
Week       Receiving             4-week    Insured   Benefits   Change
ended      benefits   Change    average       Rate     unadj.   unadj.
12-Aug-17      #N/A     #N/A       #N/A       #N/A       #N/A     #N/A
05-Aug-17     1.953       -3      1.960        1.4      1.889      -32
29-Jul-17     1.956      -11      1.966        1.4      1.920      -19
22-Jul-17     1.967        2      1.965        1.4      1.940      -35
15-Jul-17     1.965      -12      1.964        1.4      1.975      -22
08-Jul-17     1.977       28      1.959        1.4      1.997      155
01-Jul-17     1.949      -16      1.950        1.4      1.842      -27
24-Jun-17     1.965       20      1.947        1.4      1.869       55
17-Jun-17     1.945        3      1.938        1.4      1.813       16
10-Jun-17     1.942        6      1.932        1.4      1.797       12
03-Jun-17     1.936        7      1.927        1.4      1.785       31
27-May-17     1.929       10      1.918        1.4      1.754      -10
20-May-17     1.919       -5      1.916        1.4      1.763      -24
13-May-17     1.924       25      1.931        1.4      1.787        2
06-May-17     1.899      -21      1.946        1.4      1.785      -70
29-Apr-17     1.920      -59      1.966        1.4      1.855      -96
22-Apr-17     1.979       -8      1.993        1.4      1.951      -63
15-Apr-17     1.987        9      2.007        1.4      2.015      -30
08-Apr-17     1.978      -50      2.023        1.4      2.045      -94
01-Apr-17     2.028       -7      2.026        1.5      2.139      -85
25-Mar-17     2.035      -17      2.025        1.5      2.224      -62
18-Mar-17     2.052       65      2.031        1.5      2.286        3
11-Mar-17     1.987      -38      2.032        1.4      2.283      -66
04-Mar-17     2.025      -34      2.048        1.5      2.349      -98
25-Feb-17     2.059        2      2.060        1.5      2.448       55
18-Feb-17     2.057        5      2.062        1.5      2.392      -97
11-Feb-17     2.052      -19      2.063        1.5      2.490       25
04-Feb-17     2.071        4      2.071        1.5      2.465      -18
28-Jan-17     2.067        4      2.069        1.5      2.483      -12
21-Jan-17     2.063      -20      2.072        1.5      2.495       30
14-Jan-17     2.083       22      2.082        1.5      2.464      -54
07-Jan-17     2.061      -20      2.085        1.5      2.519       51
31-Dec-16     2.081      -21      2.081        1.5      2.468      214
24-Dec-16     2.102        5      2.069        1.5      2.254      136
17-Dec-16     2.097       53      2.049        1.5      2.118       21
10-Dec-16     2.044       11      2.045        1.5      2.097      100
03-Dec-16     2.033       13      2.047        1.5      1.997      -74
26-Nov-16     2.020      -64      2.041        1.5      2.071      324
19-Nov-16     2.084       34      2.049        1.5      1.746     -111
12-Nov-16     2.050       40      2.039        1.5      1.857      116
05-Nov-16     2.010      -40      2.039        1.5      1.741      -22
29-Oct-16     2.050        5      2.053        1.5      1.763       21
22-Oct-16     2.045       -7      2.056        1.5      1.742        2
15-Oct-16     2.052      -12      2.061        1.5      1.740       33
08-Oct-16     2.064        1      2.067        1.5      1.707       -3
01-Oct-16     2.063       -3      2.078        1.5      1.710      -34
24-Sep-16     2.066      -10      2.097        1.5      1.744      -12
17-Sep-16     2.076      -29      2.113        1.5      1.756      -80
10-Sep-16     2.105      -34      2.131        1.5      1.836      -31
03-Sep-16     2.139        6      2.139        1.6      1.867     -106
27-Aug-16     2.133      -13       #N/A        1.5      1.973      -48
20-Aug-16     2.146        7       #N/A        1.6      2.021      -41
13-Aug-16     2.139      -22       #N/A        1.6      2.062      -22
06-Aug-16     2.161     #N/A       #N/A        1.6      2.083     #N/A
          ** MNI Washington Bureau (202) 371-2121 **
[TOPICS: MAUDT$,MAUJ2$]

To read the full story

Why Subscribe to

MarketNews.com

MNI is the leading provider

of news and intelligence specifically for the Global Foreign Exchange and Fixed Income Markets, providing timely, relevant, and critical insight for market professionals and those who want to make informed investment decisions. We offer not simply news, but news analysis, linking breaking news to the effects on capital markets. Our exclusive information and intelligence moves markets.

Our credibility

for delivering mission-critical information has been built over three decades. The quality and experience of MNI's team of analysts and reporters across America, Asia and Europe truly sets us apart. Our Markets team includes former fixed-income specialists, currency traders, economists and strategists, who are able to combine expertise on macro economics, financial markets, and political risk to give a comprehensive and holistic insight on global markets.