Pantheon Macroeconomics - The 62K jump in jobless claims for the week ended September 2 is a hint of what's to come. Claims usually don't surge until the second week after major hurricanes, because people have better things to do in the immediate aftermath, so we are braced for a further big increase next week.

U.S. | 8 September 2017 Jobless Claims will be Elevated for Some Time, Payroll hit Uncertain
The 62K jump in jobless claims for the week ended September 2 is a hint of what's to come. Claims usually don't surge until the second week after major hurricanes, because people have better things to do in the immediate aftermath, so we are braced for a further big increase next week.

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8 September 2017 Jobless Claims will be Elevated for Some Time, Payroll hit Uncertain

By Ian Shepherdson

The 62K jump in jobless claims for the week ended September 2 is a hint of what's to come. Claims usually don't surge until the second week after major hurricanes, because people have better things to do in the immediate aftermath, so we are braced for a further big increase next week.

Posted: 7th Sep 2017 in 'U.S.'

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