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Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims Decrease to 281,000

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by Calculated Risk on 10/28/2021 08:37:00 AM

The DOL reported:

In the week ending October 23, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 281,000, a decrease of
10,000 from the previous week’s revised level. This is the lowest level for initial claims since March 14, 2020 when it
was 256,000. The previous week’s level was revised up by 1,000 from 290,000 to 291,000. The 4-week moving average
was 299,250, a decrease of 20,750 from the previous week’s revised average. This is the lowest level for this average
since March 14, 2020 when it was 225,500. The previous week’s average was revised up by 250 from 319,750 to
320,000.
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The following graph shows the 4-week moving average of weekly claims since 1971.

Click on graph for larger image.

The dashed line on the graph is the current 4-week average. The four-week average of weekly unemployment claims decreased to 299,250.

The previous week was revised up.

Regular state continued claims decreased to 2,243,000 (SA) from 2,480,000 (SA) the previous week.

Weekly claims were below consensus forecast.

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