US jobless claims edge down

Added On March 10, 2019

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A report said that the number of initial jobless claims decreased in the week which ended on March 2.
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According to the report released by the Labor Department, in the week which ended on March 2, the number of people filing for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped by 3,000 to 223,000 from previous week's revised data.
Meanwhile, the previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 from 225,000 to 226,000.
The report also showed that four-week average of initial claims decreased by 3,000 to 226,250, while the previous week's average was revised up by 250 to 229,250.
The reading of jobless claims was still below the 300,000 threshold, which signals a tight labor market in the United States.