No Hurricanes; No Bush Boom

From Holden:

No hurricanes for nearly two weeks yet New Jobless Claims surged again.

In the week ending Oct. 1, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 390,000, an increase of 21,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 369,000. The 4-week moving average was 404,500, an increase of 15,750 from the previous week’s revised average of 388,750.