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Initial Claims: Layoffs Not the Issue

Posted July 11, 2013 by rvillareal

Initial claims unexpectedly rise by 16,000 (Consensus and Decision Economics: -3,000) from a prior-week level revised up by 1,000.  Labor Department analysts pointed to no special factors other than normal July seasonal adjustment difficulties involving shifting auto-plant shutdowns and the national holiday.

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