Perhaps The Business Cycle Is Dead – Initial Claims Approach Record

This week's Initial Claims figure came in at 267K, an increase of 12K from the 255K of the prior week.

The sub-300K Initial Claims figure isn't surprising lately.

In fact, Initial Claims have been below 300K for 21 consecutive weeks.
Business Cycle - Looking at Times When Initial Claims Stayed Below 300K
The incredible amount of time Initial Claims have been below 300K brings the question - How does this performance compare to past experiences of Initial Claims strength?

Here's a look.

The table captures instances when Initial Claims stayed below 300K.

The rows . . .


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