Initial Jobless Claims Rose by 10,000 in Week Ending October 21

Washington, DC, October 26, 2023-In the week ending October 21, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 210,000, an increase of 10,000 from the previous week's revised level, reports the Department of Labor. 

The previous week's level was revised up by 2,000 from 198,000 to 200,000. The four-week moving average was 207,500, an increase of 1,250 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up by 500 from 205,750 to 206,250.