Jobless Claims Declined by 26,000 in First Full Week of July
Washington, DC, July 15, 2021-In the week ending July 10, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 360,000, a decrease of 26,000 from the previous week's revised level, according to the Department of Labor.
This is the lowest level for initial claims since March 14, 2020 when it was 256,000.
The previous week's level was revised up by 13,000 from 373,000 to 386,000. The four-week moving average was 382,500, a decrease of 14,500 from the previous week's revised average. This is the lowest level for this average since March 14, 2020 when it was 225,500. The previous week's average was revised up by 2,500 from 394,500 to 397,000.