The U.S. Labor Department released the jobless claims for the week ending October 22, where jobless claims fell to 402,000, compared with the prior revised estimate of 404,000, and slightly above than median estimates of 401,000, while continuing claims for the week ending October 15, fell to 3.645 million, compared with the prior revised estimate of 3.741 million, and below median estimates of 3.700 million.