U.S. unemployment claims rise again
by Wally Northway
Published: August 12,2010
In the week ending Aug. 7, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims in the U.S. was 484,000, an increase of 2,000 from the previous week’s revised figure. The four-week moving average was 473,500, an increase of 14,250 from the previous week’s revised average.
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.5 percent for the week ending July 31, a decrease of 0.1 percentage point from the prior week’s unrevised rate of 3.6 percent.
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending July 31 was 4.452 million, a decrease of 118,000 from the preceding week’s revised level. The four-week moving average was approximately 4.52 million, a decrease of 64,500 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 5.018 million.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- Chris McDaniel gets a thank you note from Travis Childers
- Senate passes teacher pay raise legislation
- Lawmakers debating alternative to Medicaid expansion
- Pickering collects more money from failed beef plant project
- The First acquiring Alabama bank in cash/stock deal
- Todd Smith's Spin Cycle — Not milk! It’s end of era for milk industry’s iconic ‘Got Milk?’ campaign
- States settle with manufacturers in DRAM price-fixing case
- District at Eastover takes shape with financing in place, tenant signings under way
- MBJ's Businesswoman of the Year never expected her career to take this path
- Mississippi ag aviation plays a critical role in production and profitability