North Carolina had biggest increase

 
 

Jobless claims jump to 496,000, February 25, 2010, new claims for unemployment benefits, four week average rose, 8.4 million jobs lost, 4.6 million continuing claims, North Carolina had biggest increase

Jobless claims jump to 496,000, February 25, 2010 From Fox News,  February 25, 2010. “New Jobless Claims Jumped to 496,000 as Heavy Snow Caused Rise in Layoffs” “The number of new claims for unemployment benefits jumped unexpectedly last week as heavy snows caused layoffs to rise.” “The department said Thursday that first-time claims for unemployment insurance rose by 22,000 to a seasonally adjusted 496,000. Wall Street analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected a drop to 455,000.” “The four-week average has risen by about 30,000 in the past month, raising concernsRead More