US jobless claims are at a low not seen since November of 1969
These numbers are well into the partial government shutdown that many have claimed would cause a slowdown in the economy. It does not appear to have happened yet.
Unemployment benefit applications are the lowest since 1969, official data reveals in boost to Trump's claims of U.S. economic strength
Claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 13,000 to 199,000 for the week ended Jan. 19, the lowest level since mid-November in 1969, the Labor Department said.