Thursday, June 04, 2009

Weekly Unemployment Claims May 30


In the week ending May 30,
  • the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 621,000, a decrease of 4,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 625,000.
  • The 4-week moving average was 631,250, an increase of 4,000 from the previous week's revised average of 627,250.
  • The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 5.0 percent for the week ending May 23, unchanged from the prior week's revised rate of 5.0 percent.
  • The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending May 23 was 6,735,000, a decrease of 15,000 from the preceding week's revised level of 6,750,000.
  • The 4-week moving average was 6,687,500, an increase of 88,750 from the preceding week's revised average of 6,598,750.
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