U.S. unemployment claims decrease
by Wally Northway
Published: April 2,2010
In the week ending March 27, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 439,000, a decrease of 6,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 447,250, a decrease of 6,750 from the previous week’s revised average.
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.6 percent for the week ending March 20, unchanged from the prior week’s unrevised rate.
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending March 20 was 4.662 million, a decrease of 6,000 from the preceding week’s revised level. The four-week moving average was approximately 4.68 million, a decrease of 12,500 from the preceding week’s revised average.
The fiscal year-to-date average of seasonally adjusted weekly insured unemployment, which corresponds to the appropriated AWIU trigger, was 5.259 million. The increase in this number is attributable to the implementation of new seasonal factors.
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