New Jobless

“In the week ending Dec. 20, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 353,000, a decrease of 1,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 354,000.”

Here’s the UNADJUSTED number: ETA Press Release: Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report,

“The advance number of actual initial claims under state programs, unadjusted, totaled 423,782 in the week ending Dec. 20, an increase of 11,248 from the previous week.”