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.
|Indicator||Prior||Revised||Consensus Forecast||Forecast Range||Actual|
|Initial Jobless Claims||218 K||219 K||216 K||215 K to 220 K||222 K|
|4-week Moving Average||215.00 K||215.25 K||217.75 K|