Change! First Time Jobless Claims Rise By 9,000

9,000 more bumps in the road.

WASHINGTON — The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week rose by the most in a month, signaling growing weakness in the job market.

Applications rose by 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 429,000 last week, the Labor Department said Thursday. It was the second increase in three weeks and the 11th straight week that applications have been above 400,000.

It’s a good thing we passed that trillion dollar stimulus, huh?

 

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2 thoughts on “Change! First Time Jobless Claims Rise By 9,000

  1. “It’s a good thing we passed that trillion dollar stimulus, huh?”

    I saw feret face Alan Colmes claim that the stimulus was not large enough.

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