FOREX TradingCharts.com

Financial News: U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Show Modest Decrease

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Show Modest Decrease

10/24/2019 - 09:47:00 (RTTNews)

(RTTNews) - The Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing a modest decrease in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the week ended October 19th.

The report said initial jobless claims dipped to 212,000, a decrease of 6,000 from the previous week's revised level of 218,000.

Economists had expected jobless claims to inch up to 215,000 from the 214,000 originally reported for the previous week.

The Labor Department said the less volatile four-week moving average also edged down to 215,000, a decrease of 750 from the previous week's revised average of 215,750.

The report said continuing claims, a reading on the number of people receiving ongoing unemployment assistance, also slipped by 1,000 to 1.682 million in the week ended October 12th.

The four-week moving average of continuing claims still rose to 1,677,250, an increase of 6,500 from the previous week's revised average of 1,670,750.

Next Friday, the Labor Department is scheduled to release its more closely watched monthly employment report for October.

For comments and feedback: contact editorial@rttnews.com

Copyright(c) 2019 RTTNews.com. All Rights Reserved

Market News provided by RTTNews

RECENT INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL NEWS


Japan Trade Data On Tap For Wednesday (04 min(s), 36 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - Japan will on Wednesday release October figures for imports, exports and trade balance ...Full Story»

U.S. Housing Starts Show Substantial Rebound In October (08 hr(s), 29 min(s), 36 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - A report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday showed a substantial rebound i ...Full Story»

OECD Growth Slows In Q3 (08 hr(s), 37 min(s), 36 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - Economic growth in the OECD that comprises of 36 member countries slowed further in th ...Full Story»

U.S. Housing Starts Jump 3.8% In October (08 hr(s), 51 min(s), 36 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - A report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday showed a substantial rebound i ...Full Story»

Hungary Central Bank Keeps Rate Unchanged Again (09 hr(s), 08 min(s), 36 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - Hungary's central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Tuesday, in l ...Full Story»

UK Manufacturing Orders Fall At Slower Pace: CBI (10 hr(s), 24 min(s), 36 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - UK manufacturers continued to log a decline in orders in November but the pace of decr ...Full Story»

Portugal Producer Prices Fall For The Fifth Month (11 hr(s), 12 min(s), 36 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - Portugal producer prices fell for the fifth month in a row in October, figures from St ...Full Story»

Eurozone Construction Output Rises In September (11 hr(s), 15 min(s), 36 sec(s) ago)
(RTTNews) - Eurozone's construction output rose for the first time in three months, data from ...Full Story»

Search

INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL NEWS

Japan Trade Data On Tap For Wednesday

11/19/2019 - 17:33 PM (RTTNews)
(RTTNews) - Japan will on Wednesday release October figures for imports, exports and trade balance ...Full Story>>

U.S. Housing Starts Show Substantial Rebound In October

11/19/2019 - 09:08 AM (RTTNews)
(RTTNews) - A report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday showed a substantial rebound i ...Full Story>>

OECD Growth Slows In Q3

11/19/2019 - 09:00 AM (RTTNews)
(RTTNews) - Economic growth in the OECD that comprises of 36 member countries slowed further in th ...Full Story>>

U.S. Housing Starts Jump 3.8% In October

11/19/2019 - 08:46 AM (RTTNews)
(RTTNews) - A report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday showed a substantial rebound i ...Full Story>>

Hungary Central Bank Keeps Rate Unchanged Again

11/19/2019 - 08:29 AM (RTTNews)
(RTTNews) - Hungary's central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Tuesday, in l ...Full Story>>
Copyright © 2019. All market data is provided by Barchart Solutions. Information is provided "as is" and solely for informational purposes, not for trading purposes or advice. To see all exchange delays and terms of use, please see disclaimer.