Data Round-Up: Harvey Blows Up Initial UI Claims; Fischer to Resign

posted by Michael Lewis on September 07, 2017

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Claims grow big in Texas! Fueled by Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall in Texas on August 25, initial UI claims spiked up +62K to 298K in the week ending September 2.


FMI’s analysis of this morning’s Weekly UI Claims results and the Revised 17Q2 Productivity & Labor Costs report as well as notes on this morning's 17Q2 Quarterly Services Survey and today's Mario Draghi press conference.

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