The number of initial claims for unemployment insurance, a measure of new layoffs, rose by 5,801, or 151.7 percent, to 9.624.
That is the longest stretch since 1970, when the labor market was much smaller.
Decreases in new claims are typically an indication of an improving labor market as fewer individuals are losing jobs.
Two weeks ago claims had fallen to a 44-year low of 223,000.
USA initial jobless claims declined slightly to 241,000 in the week ending March 11th from 243,000 the previous week and the latest figure was very close to consensus forecasts of 240,000. Claims for the prior week were unrevised.
When compared to the unemployment rates from January a year ago 89 counties had decreased, while five increased, and six stayed the same.
Amazon brings Alexa to the iPhone
Alexa in the Amazon app supports voice-driven skills already set up in the the Alexa app or on alexa. amazon .com. That app tracks voice search activity for the Echo but doesn't have any voice interaction capability of its own.
Trump budget goes big on border wall, short on agents
Funding for the government runs out in late April. "And so now Donald Trump wants the American taxpayers to pay for it". Building a wall - and having Mexico pay for it - was a regularly repeated campaign pledge of Trump's.
UCL Match Report: Monaco v Manchester City 15 March 2017
Tiemoue Bakayoko scored the deciding goal 13 minutes from time with a delicious header, beating Willy Caballero at the front post. We have to admit that the German side didn't have any luck because they had several situations where they missed.
Clark said year-end hiring typically increases in the fourth quarter. In January 2016, the rate was also 7.1 percent.
North Carolina state unemployment rate was at 5.3 percent in January compared to 4.7 percent in December.
The rate rose as the number of jobs declined, while the number of new layoffs increased, according to the press release.
Worth added that the number of job openings has exceeded the number of hires in nine of the past ten months. The number of unemployed increased by 797 to 4,500, while the number of employed individuals increased by 387 to 58,856.
The unadjusted unemployment rates and job estimates for the labor market areas reflect seasonal fluctuations and therefore may show different levels and trends than the statewide seasonally adjusted estimates. Data on continuing claims are released with a one-week lag. (Karen Lentz/MEDILL) Continuing claims in IL were up 2,282 for the week ended February 25 from the previous week, but down by 6,980 from a year ago.
The jobless rate jumped 1.2 percent in January in Whitfield County to 6.9 percent and rose in Murray County by 1 percentage point to 7.8 percent.
The rate rose as the labor force grew and the number of new layoffs increased.
At the time, the X9 discovery was unusual because black holes typically were not found in globular star clusters, like X9's. The scientists also found evidence of large amounts of oxygen in the system, an element found in white dwarfs.
The government "will vigorously investigate and prosecute the people behind such attacks to the fullest extent of the law". They hired Alexsey Belan and Karim Baratov, described as "criminal hackers ", to carry out the attacks.
Atletico Madrid won the first leg 4-2 away to Bayer Leverkusen, so their passage to the quarter-finals was never really in doubt. Bottom club City produced spirited resistance but Rush finished them off after a length-of-the-pitch counter-attack.
Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely moves underneath 30 notify oversold conditions. The stock stands almost $2.01 off versus the 52-week high of $7.3 and $1.59 above the 52-week low of $3.7.
Turkey has declared the YPG a terrorist organization and considers it to be linked to its own home-grown Kurdish insurgency. SDF fighters have been on the offensive in the Raqqa area since November and have closed major supply roads used by IS.
Brey's crew made only one of its final 10 field-goal attempts (a Colson layup at 2:07 to push Notre Dame ahead by three). The Republican has been friends with Notre Dame coach Mike Brey since he worked at the University of Delaware.
Last week, the State Department officially offered McPike an opportunity to cover the secretary's upcoming trip to Asia. Either circumstances will remain the same, and the press will still have limited access to Tillerson when he travels.
She added: "I've never had a runner in the race before so to train the victor - I don't know when I'll come down to earth". Grade One victor as a novice at Kempton last season, when Native River was third.
Kishida said he had conveyed Japan's views to Tillerson for consideration during the policy review, but he didn't go into details. The regime change idea may resemble past actions like the 2003 invasion of Iraq that toppled Saddam Hussein.
Fans Flock to Theatre To Watch Beauty & The Beast
Alan Menken, who wrote the original songs with Howard Ashman, provided the score and wrote three new songs with Tim Rice. But with Beauty and the Beast coming out today, it seems kids prefer another princess.
Okla. State Senator Hit With Child Prostitution Charges
The messages, which were found on the teenager's Kindle Fire tablet, later led to the charges against the Oklahoma senator. Senate officials said Shortey will still receive his $38,400 annual salary as a senator and will be allowed to vote.
Emily Blunt to star with husband for first time
But both loved the script for A Quiet Place so much, they made a decision to go ahead and make it together . Paramount and Platinum Dunes are handling production, and Michael Bay is among the producers.
A Carnival Cruise Ship Almost Hit Some Jet Skiers
While attempting to get back on board, the panicked vacationer accidentally flipped the jet ski over completely. The incident occurred Saturday as the Carnival Magic was departing Port Canaveral harbor.
Worst Year Yet For Children In Syria's Civil War
After six years of war, almost six million children now depend on humanitarian assistance, a twelve-fold increase from 2012. UNICEF noted that it can not assess the "full scale of children's suffering" due to limited access to parts of Syria.
Russian security officers charged in Yahoo hack
They allegedly targeted Yahoo accounts of Russian and USA government officials, as well as Russian journalists. Belan escaped arrest in Europe by fleeing to Russian Federation before he could extradited, the report says.