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Chart of the Day (COTD): New Claims for Unemployment Insurance

New claims” or “initial claims” means new applications for unemployment insurance. This of course, is a fancy way of saying “newly unemployed” people and is a nearly real-time barometer of the job picture in the U.S. Without further delay, here is the chart: Continue reading

August 19, 2010 Posted by | COTD, Economics, Employment | , , , | Leave a comment

   

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