US Jobless Claims Lowest Since September

The number of Americans filling for unemployment benefits decreased by 10 thousand to 203 thousand in the week ended November 30th from the previous week’s unrevised level of 213 thousand and compared with market expectations of 215 thousand. It is the lowest level since the week ended September 7th.
DOL | Rafael Gonzalez | rafael.gonzalez@tradingeconomics.com 12/5/2019 2:31:21 PM
The 4-week moving average was 217,750, a decrease of 2,000 from the previous week's unrevised average of 219,750.

According to unadjusted data, the largest declines were reported in California (-12,312), Texas (-5,915) and New York (-5,283) while the biggest increases were observed in Iowa (+1,523), Ohio (+1,152) and Wisconsin (+739). 

The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 1.2 percent for the week ending November 23, an increase of 0.1 percentage point from the previous week's unrevised rate.

The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending November 23 was 1,693,000, an increase of 51,000 from the previous week's revised 1,642,000. The 4-week moving average was 1,681,000, unchanged from the previous week's revised average.

US Jobless Claims Lowest Since September