Jobless Claims Dip 7,000 to 298,000

McConnell, Alison L.
July 2006
Bond Buyer;7/28/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32433, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decline in first-time applications for state unemployment benefits in the week ended July 22, 2006. According to figures released by the United States Labor Department on July 27, 2006, jobless claims declined 7,000 to 298,000. The article reveals that the seasonally adjusted figure was below the 310,000 level predicted by IFR Markets.


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