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Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decrease to 230,000


The DOL reported:

In the week ending April 22, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 230,000, a decrease of 16,000
from the previous week’s revised level. The previous week’s level was revised up by 1,000 from 245,000 to 246,000. The
4-week moving average was 236,000, a decrease of 4,000 from the previous week’s revised average. The previous week’s
average was revised up by 250 from 239,750 to 240,000.
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 236,000.

The previous week was revised up.

Weekly claims were below the consensus forecast.

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