Initial Weekly Jobless Claims At 352k

The U.S. Department of Labor reports that initial jobless claims for the week ending April 13 were a seasonally adjusted 352k. This is a modest increase from last week’s revised reading of 348k. Jobless claims non-seasonally adjusted last week were 355k.

Jobless Claims 4 18 2013 650x433 Initial Weekly Jobless Claims At 352k

Jobless Claims Long 4 18 2013 650x433 Initial Weekly Jobless Claims At 352k

The insured unemployment rate was unchanged at a seasonally adjusted 2.4%.

Insured Unemployment Rate 4 18 2013 650x433 Initial Weekly Jobless Claims At 352k

The total number of Americans receiving unemployment insurance benefits was a seasonally adjusted 3.068 million, a decrease from last week’s revised reading of 3.103 million.

Unemployment Insurance Recipients 4 18 2013 650x433 Initial Weekly Jobless Claims At 352k

Jobless Claims Table 4 18 2013 650x106 Initial Weekly Jobless Claims At 352k

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