TITLE

Jobless Claims Rise 16,000 to 333,000

AUTHOR(S)
Neuman, Emily
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;09/17/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31971, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increase in the number of unemployed person in the United States. First-time applications benefits rose by 16,000 to 333,000 in the week ended September 11, according to data released by the Labor Department yesterday. The four-week moving average--typically seen as a better gauge of unemployment--was 338,000, unchanged from the previous week's revised average, initially reported as 339,250. Twenty-six states and territories reported a decrease in unadjusted initial claims for the week ended September 4, while 26 reported an increase. One reported no change.
ACCESSION #
14438475

 

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