Jobless Claims at 5-Week High

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits increased by 10,000 to 281,000 in the week ended June 27th from 271,000 in the previous week.
DOL | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com 7/2/2015 1:41:01 PM
The 4-week moving average was 274,750, an increase of 1,000 from the previous week's unrevised average of 273,750.

The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 1.7 percent for the week ending June 20, unchanged from the previous week's unrevised rate. The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending June 20 was 2,264,000, an increase of 15,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up 2,000 from 2,247,000 to 2,249,000. The 4-week moving average was 2,252,500, an increase of 15,000 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up by 500 from 2,237,000 to 2,237,500. 

Jobless Claims at 5-Week High