Here come initial jobless claims ...

The weekly report on initial jobless claims is set for release at 8:30 am ET.

Expectations are for the report to show claims rose slightly last week to 286,000.

For the last several weeks, claims have hovered around or below 300,000, a low for the post-recession cycle.

This is the last big piece of labour data we’ll get before Friday’s March Jobs Report.

We’ll be back with the live numbers when they drop.

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