Pantheon Macroeconomics - After three straight lower-than-expected jobless claims numbers, we have to consider, at least, the idea that maybe the trend is falling again. This would be a remarkable development, given that claims already are at their lowest level ever, when adjusted for population growth, and at their lowest absolute level since the early 1970s.

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20 January 2017 Are Layoffs Really Falling Again, Signalling Stronger Payroll Gains?

By Ian Shepherdson

After three straight lower-than-expected jobless claims numbers, we have to consider, at least, the idea that maybe the trend is falling again. This would be a remarkable development, given that claims already are at their lowest level ever, when adjusted for population growth, and at their lowest absolute level since the early 1970s.

Posted: 19th Jan 2017 in 'U.S. Documents'

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