WASHINGTON — Seasonally adjusted initial jobless claims rose to 399,000 for the week ending Jan. 7, an increase of 24,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 375,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Continuing claims increased to 3.628 million for the week ending Dec. 31, an increase of 19,000 from the previous week’s revised level of 3.609 million.

Subscribe Now

Independent and authoritative analysis and perspective for the bond buying industry.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.