Jobless Claims drops 3K to 336K


Initial Jobless Claims:  -3K to 336K vs. 335K consensus, 339K prior revised (339K prior).

Continuing claims +37K to 2.98M.

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  • bbro
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    Run for the hills...
    20 Feb 2014, 08:33 AM Reply Like
  • Papaswamp
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    Yep all is well...
    http://bit.ly/1fC3NZ6
    20 Feb 2014, 09:22 AM Reply Like
  • bbro
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    Papa... a correlation over the lifetime of the data( since 1967)...it doesn't exist....
    20 Feb 2014, 10:41 AM Reply Like
  • Land of Milk and Honey
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    bbro - why? It's only slightly above consensus. (I'm asking seriously - you often have very good observations.)
    20 Feb 2014, 08:43 AM Reply Like
  • WMARKW
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    He's being sarcastic.
    20 Feb 2014, 09:09 AM Reply Like
  • WMARKW
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    Oh dang, last week I forecasted 326,000.

     

    I'll forecast next week at 330,000.
    20 Feb 2014, 09:09 AM Reply Like
  • Rwong8200
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    Can someone explain to me how new claims are -3K and continuing claims are up 37K. Didn't the expiration of the extension take 800K people off unemployment?
    20 Feb 2014, 09:12 AM Reply Like
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