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US jobless claims rise by 28,000, but still low at 222,000

1 month ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week even though the U.S. job market has been rebounding from last year's coronavirus recession.
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Jobless claims rebound to 222,000 in second-lowest weekly read of 2021

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Hundreds of people line up outside a Kentucky Career Center hoping to find assistance with their unemployment claim in Frankfort, Kentucky, U.S. June 18, 2020. Bryan Woolston/Reuters
Weekly jobless claims rose to 222,000 last week, rising above the previous week's 52-year low.
Economists expected claims to jump to 240,000 after marking a full pandemic recovery the week prior.
Continuing claims dropped to 1.96 million for the week that ended November 20, also beating estimates.
More Americans filed for unemployment insurance last week, placing claims back above pre-crisis levels, if only...
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U.S. weekly jobless claims total 222,000 vs. 240,000 estimate

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Initial claims for unemployment insurance were expected to total 240,000 for the week ended Nov. 27, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones.
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