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HomeNewsEconomyJobless Claims Slightly Higher to 222K for June 8, Missing Forecast

Jobless Claims Slightly Higher to 222K for June 8, Missing Forecast

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Mr Assange, sporting a long white beard and wagging a finger, shouted "UK must resist" as he was carried out in handcuffs by seven men and hauled into a police van.
U.S. jobless claims graph on a tablet screen. (Photo: AdobeStock)

The Labor Department reported the advance figure for initial jobless claims for June 8 was 222,000, up 3,000 from the revised previous week and more than the consensus forecast. The 4-week moving average came in at 217,750, up slightly from the revised previous week.

IndicatorPriorRevisedConsensus ForecastForecast RangeActual
Initial Jobless Claims218 K219 K216 K215 K to 220 K222 K
4-week Moving Average215.00 K215.25 K217.75 K
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