U.S. unemployment claims fall
In the week ending Oct. 31, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 512,000, a decrease of 20,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 523,750, a decrease of 3,000 from the previous week’s revised average.
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 4.4 percent for the week ending Oct. 24, unchanged from the prior week’s unrevised rate.
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending Oct. 24 was 5.749 million, a decrease of 68,000 from the preceding week’s revised level. The four-week moving average was approximately 5.89 million, a decrease of 79,500 from the preceding week’s revised average.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
FOLLOW THE MBJ ON TWITTERMy Tweets
Top Posts & Pages
- Canadian company purchasing Southern Lumber for nearly $50M
- Winchester lands $50M ammunition contract from Homeland Security
- Lawmakers question education leaders about escalating administrative costs
- Deer processors need to use caution to insure safe, tasty venison
- Pearl ordering rental properties to retrofit with sprinklers, build storm shelters
- C Spire completes acquisition of MegaGate Broadband
- Peavey Electronics reorganizing under new globalization plan
- Jackson’s Landmark Center slated for mixed-use conversion
- Ex-circuit clerk Palmertree gets 10 years for embezzlement
- 50 Leading Business Women in Mississippi (digital magazine)