The number of people applying for unemployment benefits in the week ended April 18 increased by 1,000 to 295,000, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. It was the seventh consecutive week that benefits were below 300,000. The 55 economists surveyed by Bloomberg had forecast claims of 287,000. The four-week moving average of new claims increased by 1,750 to 284,500.
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