Rus News Journal

The number of demands for the unemployment benefit in the USA has fallen to a minimum

Today, on October, 15th, agency Bloomberg informs that the number of the Americans who for the first time have addressed for the unemployment benefit, has decreased last week on 10 thousand - to 514 thousand - a minimum level since January.
According to the reconsidered data, week before this indicator made 524 thousand, instead of 521 thousand as it was informed earlier.

Number of the Americans, continuing to go on the dole, has decreased for the week which has come to the end on October, 7th, for 75 thousand - to 5,99 million persons - a minimum since March, in comparison with 6,067 million week before. Experts predicted decrease to 6 million

Reduction of quantity of demands for the unemployment benefit is a signal of that rates of deterioration of a situation on a labour market are weakened, as the economy of the USA leaves recession. It does not say that the companies will start to increase rates of hiring, therefore unemployment will continue to increase, experts mark.

in September unemployment in the USA has grown to 9,8 %, and decrease in number of workplaces has surpassed forecasts.

the American economy has lost 7,2 million workplaces from the beginning of the recession which have begun in December, 2007.

Interfax - Ukraine