- 01 Feb '19 at 4:30 pm #19746
The U.S. jobs report for Januaryr a robust…
[article]1340[/article]12 Feb '19 at 7:34 pm #19833Helmholtz WatsonParticipant
December US JOLTS job openings new cycle high 7335K vs 6846K expected
December Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey
Estimates ranged from 6800K-7050K
Hires 5907 v 5812K
Quits 3482 v 3494K21 Feb '19 at 11:32 pm #19901
US Initial Jobless claims 216K vs 228K estimate Prior week 239K
The four-week average was 235.7 5K versus 231.7 5K last week. This is the highest level for the average since January 20, 2018
Continuing claims 1725K versus 1743K estimate. Prior week revised to 1780K versus 1773K previously reported.
The four-week average came at 1754.7 5K which was higher than the revised number of 1752K last week
The largest increases in initial claims for the week ending February 9 were in Washington (+4,554), Michigan (+1,356), Puerto Rico (+396), Oregon (+351), and Montana (+287),
The largest decreases were in California (-4,054), Pennsylvania (-2,083), Ohio (-1,859), Iowa (-1,463), and Illinois (-1,415).25 Feb '19 at 10:58 pm #19950Helmholtz WatsonParticipant
Fed FOMC voter Clarida says labor participation rates been going up recently and high inflation a problem for some baby boomers28 Feb '19 at 7:44 pm #19988
US initial jobless claims 225K vs 220K estimate
Initial jobless claims 225K versus 220K expected. Prior week revised to 217K from 216K
Four-week average comes in at 229K versus 236K last week
Continuing claims 1805K versus 1737K estimate. The prior week was revised up slightly to 1726K versus 1725K previously. The continuing claims are trending higher since bottoming in the 4Q of 2018.
The largest increases in initial claims for the week ending February 16 were in Washington (+1,275), Oregon (+183), Georgia (+136), Rhode Island (+131), and Nevada (+122),
The largest decreases were in Wisconsin (-4,606), Pennsylvania (-4,156), Michigan (-3,973), New York (-3,795), and Minnesota (-2,011).
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