Unemployment claims increase
by Wally Northway
Published: August 3,2009
In the week ending July 25, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims was 584,000, an increase of 25,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 559,000, a decrease of 8,250 from the previous week’s revised average of 567,250.
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 4.7 percent for the week ending July 18, unchanged from the prior week’s unrevised rate.
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending July 18 was 6.197 million, a decrease of 54,000 from the preceding week’s revised level of 6.251 million. The four-week moving average was approximately 6.416 million, a decrease of 131,750 from the preceding week’s revised average.
The fiscal year-to-date average for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment for all programs is 5.497 million.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- Hood clarifies opinion on open-carry gun law
- IKE TROTTER: There are primary changes in Social Security for 2014
- Expert on airlines predicts Jackson-Evers will keep remaining carriers
- C Spire launches next phase of 1-gig service rollout
- Court to hear case involving alligators and ExxonMobil
- MAN OF STEEL: Madhu Ranade leading Severstal Columbus
- Alcorn's finances being investigated; CFO resigns
- Officials hand mayor projects list totaling $57.7M
- Town given Obamacare insurance break, but faces additional costs in 2015
- Public meeting called to mull future of convention center