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US Initial Jobless Claims Refuse To Budge From Near Record Lows

US Initial Jobless Claims Refuse To Budge From Near Record Lows

According to the magical data providers at the US Department of Labor, just 215,000 Americans filed for jobless benefits for the first time last week (down from the prior week’s 223,000).

 

Source: Bloomberg

Of course, back in the real world, this is what we have seen this year…

1. Everybuddy: 100% of workforce
2. Wisense: 100% of workforce
3. CodeSee: 100% of workforce
4. Twig: 100% of workforce
5. Twitch: 35% of workforce
6. Roomba: 31% of workforce
7. Bumble: 30% of workforce
8. Farfetch: 25% of workforce
9. Away: 25% of workforce
10. Hasbro: 20% of workforce
11. LA Times: 20% of workforce
12. Wint Wealth: 20% of workforce
13. Finder: 17% of workforce
14. Spotify: 17% of workforce
15. Buzzfeed: 16% of workforce
16. Levi’s: 15% of workforce
17. Xerox: 15% of workforce
18. Qualtrics: 14% of workforce
19. Wayfair: 13% of workforce
20. Duolingo: 10% of workforce
21. Rivian: 10% of workforce
22. Washington Post: 10% of workforce
23. Snap: 10% of workforce
24. eBay: 9% of workforce
25. Sony Interactive: 8% of workforce
26. Expedia: 8% of workforce
27. Business Insider: 8% of workforce
28. Instacart: 7% of workforce
29. Paypal: 7% of workforce
30. Okta: 7% of workforce
31. Charles Schwab: 6% of workforce
32. Docusign: 6% of workforce
33. Riskified: 6% of workforce
34. EA: 5% of workforce
35. Motional: 5% of workforce
36. Mozilla: 5% of workforce
37. Vacasa: 5% of workforce
38. CISCO: 5% of workforce
39. UPS: 2% of workforce
40. Nike: 2% of workforce
41. Blackrock: 3% of workforce
42. Paramount: 3% of workforce
43. Citigroup: 20,000 employees
44. ThyssenKrupp: 5,000 employees
45. Best Buy: 3,500 employees
46. Barry Callebaut: 2,500 employees
47. Outback Steakhouse: 1,000
48. Northrop Grumman: 1,000 employees
49. Pixar: 1,300 employees
50. Perrigo: 500 employees
51. Tesla: 10% of workforce

California and Indiana saw the largest drop in claims while Michigan and Texas saw the largest rise…

Continuing claims remain glued just below 1.8mm Americans…

Source: Bloomberg

While WARNs and job cut announcements (not provided by the government) are notably elevated…

Source: Bloomberg

Ah, Bidenomics!!

If Trump wins in November, will all this data suddenly be fully released to reflect reality?


Thu, 05/23/2024 – 08:38

Source: ZeroHedge


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TruthPukes Take:

  • According to the magical data providers at the US Department of Labor, just 215,000 Americans filed for jobless benefits for the first time last week (down from the prior week’s 223,000).
  • 5% of workforce.
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