According to the US Department of Labor, in the week ending November 19, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 393,000, an increase of 2,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 391,000. The 4-week moving average was 394,250, a decrease of 3,250 from the previous week’s revised average of 397,500.
Advance Seasonally Adjusted Insured Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 2.9% percent for the week ending November 12, unchanged from the prior week’s unrevised rate.
Advance Seasonally Adjusted Insured Unemployment Increases
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending November 12 was 3,691,000, an increase of 68,000 from the preceding week’s revised level of 3,623,000. The 4-week moving average was 3,671,500, a decrease of 2,250 from the preceding week’s revised average of 3,673,750.