Number Collecting Jobless Aid Fell to 50-Yr Low

The total number of Americans collecting jobless benefits for the week ending April 23 fell by 19,000 from the previous week, to 1,384,000. That’s the fewest since January 17, 1970.

On Tuesday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that U.S. employers posted a record 11.5 million job openings in March — an unprecedented two job openings for every person who is unemployed.…


I wish you would post this over at METaR.

I haven’t visited METAR for ages. Go ahead and post it there yourself.