Unemployment claims fall
WASHINGTON — In the week ending June 27, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims was 614,000, a decrease of 16,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 615,250, a decrease of 2,750 from the previous week’s revised average.
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 5 percent for the week ending June 20, a decrease of 0.1 percentage point from the prior week’s revised rate.
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending June 20 was 6.702 million, a decrease of 53,000 from the preceding week’s revised level. The four-week moving average was approximately 6.752 million, a decrease of 13,750 from the preceding week’s revised average.
The fiscal year-to-date average for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment for all programs is 5.375 million.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- Half century of memories — Christmas on Deer Creek to celebrate 50th anniversary
- Prison-contract task force working in wake of Epps' indictment
- Bryant wants free tuition for students with technical diploma
- (UPDATE) Gov. Bryant: $1.2 billion aluminum plant is a very exciting proposition for the state of Mississippi
- Analyst: KiOR Columbus plant may end up sold as scrap
- Prescott leads field for Conerly Trophy as state's best football player
- BILL CRAWFORD: Bryant’s tax cut won’t stop spending growth
- UM Chancellor Jones: Lymphoma treatment going well
- WILLOUGHBY: Bernie Reed cites hard work as key to success of Reed’s Metals