FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - According to the Labor Department, the americans that filed in their first initial claims for regular state unemployment-insurance benefits fell by 8K last week to a seasonally adjusted 355K in the week ended November 3, below expectations at 370K and coming from 363K (revised) in the previous print.

Continuing claims, which reflect people already receiving benefits, fell by 136K to a seasonally adjusted 3.127 million in the week ended October 27 vs. 3.263 million in the previous week (revised).