Unemployment Numbers Still Rising--How's Your State Doing?
The only good news in the most recent unemployment numbers comes if you believe the saying, "What goes up must come down." Filings for unemployment benefits continue to rise. Last week there were 496,000 seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims -- that's an increase of 22,000 above the previous week's 474,000 new claims. These figures are the latest released by the United States Department of Labor.