January 16, 2013
Weekly Jobless Claims: 12 January 2013 Preview
Initial claims for jobless benefits will decline slightly in tomorrow's weekly update, based on The Capital Spectator's average econometric forecast. New claims for the week through January 12 will dip to 369,000 on a seasonally adjusted basis vs. the previously reported 371,000. The projection is 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 16, 2013 4:01 AM