MISS: Initial Jobless Claims Come In At 374K

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UPDATE: Initial jobless claims are out, and they came in above economists’ expectations.

The actual number of new claims was 374k, versus a consensus forecast of 370k.

Last week’s number was revised up from 372k to 374k, so the reading was flat.

The full report is here.

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This week’s initial jobless claims number is out at 8:30 a.m. this morning.

Economists are expecting 370k new claims, down slightly from last week’s 372k reading.

We’ll have the number here LIVE at 8:30 a.m. ET.

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