Stronger than expected US economic data Dec housing starts +5.8%, permits +4.5% Jan Phily Fed manu index rose to a strong 26.5 from 11.1 Initial jobless claims -26k, continuing claims down (EvercoreISI charts)
USA Initial Jobless Claims for Jan 15 900.000K vs 910.000K Est; Prior 965.000K
There were 965,000 workers filing initial jobless claims for the week ended Jan. 9. Economists expected 800,000.
USA Initial Jobless Claims for Jan 8 965.000K vs 795.000K Est; Prior 787.000K
Wells Fargo: U.S. Jobless Claims Little Changed Over Holiday Week Initial claims were little changed in the week ending Jan. 2. Smoothing through the holiday volatility, however, the upward trend over the past month shows COVID cases & restrictions are weighing on the jobs market
USA Initial Jobless Claims for Jan 1 787.000K vs 800.000K Est; Prior 790.000K
Initial state jobless claims dip by 3,000 to 787,000 during week ended Jan. 2
The number of Americans filing first-time claims for jobless benefits dipped unexpectedly last week but stayed extremely high. Initial claims totaled a seasonally adjusted 787,000 for the week ended Jan. 2, compared to 790,000 in the prior week
Initial U.S. jobless claims drop 12,000 to 215,000. Lowest level since Jan 1973 after factoring in govt annual benchmark revisions. Any way you slice it it, layoffs are historically low.
USD Initial Jobless Claims (JAN 9): 284k actual vs 275k estimate, 277k prior.
USD Initial Jobless Claims (JAN 2): 277k actual vs 275k estimate, 287k prior.