The Labor Department said weekly jobless claims rose more than expected for the week ending March 18, but signs indicate a strong jobs report for March.
The Labor Department said the U.S. economy added 235,000 new jobs in February and the unemployment rate fell, beating expectations for 190,000 jobs.
The Labor Department said on Thursday weekly jobless claims increased 20,000 to a seasonally adjusted 243,000 for the week ended March 4.
The ADP National Employment Report found the private sector added 298,000 jobs in February, far more than the 190,000 expected by economists for the month.
President Donald J. Trump will meet business leaders at the White House on Wednesday to discuss infrastructure, People’s Pundit Daily confirmed.
Exxon Mobil Corporation announced a $20 billion building project in the U.S. chemical and refining industry, a program it said would create 45,000 jobs.
The Labor Department said weekly jobless claims fell to 223,000 for the week ending Feb. 25, far fewer than the median forecast expecting a rise to 245,000.
The Labor Department said Thursday that the four-week average for weekly jobless claims fell by 4,000 to 241,000, the lowest since July 21, 1973.
The Labor Department said Friday the first jobs report under President Donald J. Trump far exceeded expectations, adding 227,00 versus anticipated 175,000.
The Labor Department said weekly jobless claims fell by 15,000 to 234,000 for the week ending January 14, lower than the 254,000 estimate.