US weekly jobless claims 1314K v 1375K expected for the week ending July 4
Prior 1427K (revised to 1413K)
Continuing claims 18032K vs 18750K exp
Prior 19290K (revised to 18760K)
PUC claims 1,038,905 vs 996,842 a week ago (highest since week of May 22)
32.92m on some form of aid in the week of June 20
The latest number lifted the total reported since March 21st to 50.0 million, as record spikes in coronavirus infections forced several states to scale back or pause the reopening of their economies, sending workers home again.