ADP, Roseland, N.J., on Thursday said private-sector employment came in below expectations. Meanwhile, the Labor Department reported initial claims for unemployment insurance fell to their lowest levels since 1969.
Initial claims for unemployment insurance rose slightly last week and haven’t shown much movement for several months now as employers continue to have difficulty filling jobs, the Labor Department reported Thursday.
Initial claims for unemployment insurance hovered near historic lows last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday. In a separate report, the Conference Board, New York, reported its Leading Economic Index rose in March, the second consecutive monthly improvement.