US Jobless Claims Hit 49-Year Low


ㅤ”Seasonally adjusted jobless claims were 210,000 for the week ending Feb. 24, a decrease of 10,000 from the previous week, according to a Department of Labor report Thursday. That is the lowest level for jobless claims since December 1969, when it was 202,000.
ㅤEconomists predicted jobless claims would be roughly 226,000 for the week. The labor market is considered healthy when jobless claims are roughly 300,000. Thursday’s figures mark the 156th consecutive week that jobless claims have remained below the 300,000 mark.”

Full story at The Daily Caller, image from oneclassblog(.com) – 3/1/18.ㅤTags: jobless claims.

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