REUTERS/Shannon StapletonThe latest jobless claims data for the week ended June 19 are out.
Initial claims rose to 343,000 from an upward-revised 336,000 the week before, slightly above consensus estimates for a rise to 340,000.
Continuing claims for the week ended July 13 fell to 2.997 million from an upward-revised 3.116 million in the previous week, beating expectations for a smaller drop to 3.025 million.
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