January 9, 2013
Weekly Jobless Claims: 5 January 2013 Preview
Tomorrow's weekly update on jobless claims is expected to report a modest decline from the previous estimate, according to The Capital Spectator's average econometric forecast. New claims are projected to slip 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted 367,000 for the week through January 5. That's roughly in line with consensus forecasts via surveys of economists.
Here's a closer look at the numbers, followed by brief definitions of the methodologies behind The Capital Spectator's projections:
Posted by jp at January 9, 2013 10:02 AM