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Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decrease to 191,000


The DOL reported:
In the week ending March 18, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 191,000, a decrease of 1,000 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 192,000. The 4-week moving average was 196,250, a decrease of 250 from the previous week’s unrevised average of 196,500.
emphasis addedThe following graph shows the 4-week moving average of weekly claims since 1971.

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The dashed line on the graph is the current 4-week average. The four-week average of weekly unemployment claims decreased to 196,250.

The previous week was unrevised.

Weekly claims were close to the consensus forecast.

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