Tag: unenployment


U.S. Unemployment Benefits Claims Jumps

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment insurance increased by the most in nearly a year during the week that included the Memorial Day holiday. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 27,000 to a seasonally adjusted 229,000 for the week ended June 4. The figure topped estimates projected by some economists. On an unadjusted basis, claims rose […]