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 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.
The Labor Department released the weekly unemployment insurance report that found claims rose by 10,000 to 247,000 for the week ending January 7.
The final Labor Department jobs report under President Barack Obama finds the U.S. economy added a below average 156,000 jobs and unemployment ticked up.
The ADP National Employment Report by 153,000 people were added to private sector payrolls in December, missing the estimate for 170,000.
The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly jobless claims fell by 28,000 to 235,000 for the week ending December 31, more than the median forecast.
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