Weekly Jobless Claims Continue to Rise 23-June, 2011 by Tripp Futures taking a hit this morning. 69 points below fair value on the Dow following the weekly jobless claims numbers. Up 9,000 from 429,000 last week. Author: Tripp I'm an incessantly curious anthropologist who likes wet dogs, dirty hands, freshly baked bread, and a decent bottle of wine. I've lived a fantastic life.