Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims
In the week ending March 5, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 259,000, a decrease of 18,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The previous week’s level was revised down by 1,000 from 278,000 to 277,000. The 4-week moving average was 267,500, a decrease of 2,500 from the previous week’s revised average. The previous week’s average was revised down by 250 from 270,250 to 270,000.