US weekly jobless claims better than expected; employment growth still slow

  • Post author:
  • Reading time:1 mins read
  • First-time claims for unemployment insurance totaled 860,000 last week.
  • That was down from the 893,000 a week ago and better than Dow Jones estimates of 875,000.
  • Continuing claims fell by more than 900,000 to 12.63 million.


Ms. G

Welcome back, America!