the U.S Department of labor delivered the latest jobless claims for January 1 week, where initial jobless claims jumped 23 thousand to 399 thousand in past week, from a revised 375 thousand areported the week ago and trailing analysts' median estimates of 375 thousand.

The Commerce Department said continuing claims for the week ended December 31 climbed to 3628 thousand, from a revised 3609 thousand reported last and of definitely missing economicst' average estimates of 3595 thousand. Moreover, the four-week moving average increased to 381,750 last week from 374,000.