Category: It’s the Economy

Weekly Unemployment Claims: The Canary in the Coal Mine. Continued Strength.

The weekly unemployment claims data is the canary in the coal mine. Right now that canary is singing “Whistle While You Work.” This year we set a record for the number of weeks with the first time unemployment (FTU) claims, non-seasonally adjusted (NSA,) under 200,000 claims. We recorded […]