Here come initial jobless claims...

The latest data on initial jobless claims crosses the wires at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Economists expect claims to rise slightly to 265,000, according to the Bloomberg consensus.

Last week claims held steady at 254,000.

Claims have not risen above 300,000 for 71 straight weeks as of last Thursday — the longest stretch in 43 years.

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