The U.S. Labor Department said Wednesday first-time jobless benefits claims rose by 10,000 in the week to 372,000 claims.
The four-week rolling average for the week was 360,000, an increase of 250 from the previous week's revised average of 359,750.
In the current week, the unadjusted advance number of first-time unemployment benefits claims under state programs totaled 495,588 for the week, an increase of 40,459 from the previous week, the Labor Department said.
Most Popular Stories
- PBS Series Examines America's Demographic Shift
- Tim Cook Has Proved That Apple is His Baby
- Royals Beat A's in 12-inning Wild Card Thriller
- Construction Spending Down Again for August
- Texas Sees Gains in Hispanic College Enrollment
- Americans Bet Big on Gambling Industry
- California's Ban on Plastic Bags: What Now?
- Petri Likely Broke House Ethics Rules
- Exxon Gives Nod to Fracking Risks
- Morgan: 'Can't Believe' Wal-Mart Blaming Him