In the week ending October 2, the number of people filing for unemployment benefits for the first time in the United States fell by 38,000. To 326,000, according to data provided Thursday by the Department of Labor.

The reading is much better than the average forecast of economists, which assumes a reduction to 350,000. Who are you 364. A week before the correction from 362K.

Conversely, the number of people who continued to receive benefits decreased by 97,000 in the week ending September 25. up to 2.71 million

A separate report by Challenger, Gray and Christmas found that job cuts announced by US employers rose by 14 percent in September to 17,895. However, layoffs fell by 85 percent compared to September 2020[procwporównaniudowrześnia2020r][فيالمائةمقارنةبشهرسبتمبر2020[procwporównaniudowrześnia2020r

In the third quarter, employers announced 52,560 layoffs, the lowest level since the second quarter of 1997 and at 23 percent. Less than a year ago.

Important government readings on the unemployment rate and changes in the number of jobs in the economy will also be published in September tomorrow. The rate is expected to drop from 5.2 percent to 5.1 percent. While 470,000 jobs were created in the non-agricultural sector. Careers. The forecast also assumes an hourly wage increase of 4.6%. On an annual basis keeping the average workweek length at 34.7 hours.

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