Jobless Claims Rose by 7,000 in Week Ending January 1
Washington, DC, January 6, 2022--In the week ending January 1, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 207,000, an increase of 7,000 from the previous week's revised level, according to 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 204,500, an increase of 4,750 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up by 500 from 199,250 to 199,750.