Unemployment Claims Dropped by 7,000 Last Week

Washington, DC, November 7, 2019-In the week ending November 2, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 211,000, a decrease of 8,000 from the previous week's revised level, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 1.2% for the week ending October 26, unchanged from the previous week's unrevised rate.