According to data released by the US Department of Labor on Thursday, the number of initial jobless claims in the US on November 3 fell slightly, near historical lows.
In the US on November 3, the number of initial jobless claims was 214,000, and the expected number was 213,000. The previous value was revised from 214,000 to 215,000. In the United States on October 27, the number of jobless claims for the week was 1.623 million, with an expected 1.34 million and a previous value of 1.631 million.
The number of US initial jobless claims last week fell slightly by 1,000 to 214,000, slightly higher than market expectations, near historical lows, indicating that the job market remained strong. The average volatility of the first-time unemployment benefits fell by 250 to 21.375 million. In addition, the number of jobless claims for the week of October 27 fell by 8,000 to 1.62 million, the lowest level since July 1973.