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  • Jobless jump another ominous labor sign     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 9:55 AM ET
    A career counselor reviews a document with information about finding jobs at the Western Addition Neighborhood Access Point in San Francisco.

    In today's The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, worse than expected jobless claims do little to allay labor concerns; slowing oil growth demand may not be all bad; and T-Mobile allows WiFi calls and texts.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 11- The U.S. dollar retreated from six-year highs against the yen after data showed that more Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, though the dollar index remained on track to post its ninth consecutive week of gains.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 11- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but that probably does not signal a material shift in labor market conditions as claims remain near their pre-recession levels.

  • Jobless claims 315, 000     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, provides the latest numbers on unemployment. And CNBC's Steve Liesman shares his thought on its impact on the markets.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 11- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but that probably does not signal a material shift in labor market conditions as claims remain near their pre-recession levels.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 11- U.S. stock index futures were very slightly lower on Thursday as investors awaited data on the labor market and attempted to determine whether equities' long-term advance or recent weakness would be the driving trend going forward.

  • Draghi has freed himself: Sperling     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    Gene Sperling, former director of the National Economic Council under President Obama, shares perspective on the ECB's latest policy announcement to buy asset-backed securities.

  • Weekly jobless claims total 302,000     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on unemployment and Q2 productivity.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 4- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose a bit more than expected last week, but remained at levels consistent with tightening labor market conditions.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 28- The U.S. economy rebounded more strongly than initially thought in the second quarter with a bigger chunk of the growth driven by domestic demand in a bright sign for the future. Gross domestic product expanded at a 4.2 percent annual rate instead of the previously reported 4.0 percent pace, the Commerce Department said on Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 28- The U.S. economy rebounded more strongly than initially thought in the second quarter with more of the growth being driven by domestic demand and less by restocking by businesses.

  • Liesman: Hard to find the trend     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses revised Q2 GDP of 4.2 percent, and what weekly jobless claims of 298,000 says about the economic recovery. He says weather does not explain what happened in the first quarter.

  • Weekly jobless claims: 298,000     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports revised Q2 GDP resulted in 4.2 percent, and weekly jobless claims came in at 298,000.

  • US TREASURY YIELDS RISE SLIGHTLY AFTER JOBLESS CLAIMS, GDP DATA.

  • U.S. jobless claims fall for second consecutive week Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Aug 28- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell for a second straight week last week, underscoring the strengthening labor market fundamentals. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 298,000 for the week ended Aug. 23, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • *Family Dollar rejects Dollar General buyout offer. NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. stocks were set for a slightly higher open on Thursday, after jobless claims data pointed to continued improvement in the labor market and before the start of a meeting of top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 21- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly more than expected last week, pointing to a sustained improvement in labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 298,000 for the week ended Aug. 16, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 21- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a sustained improvement in labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 298,000 for the week ended Aug. 16, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • Initial jobless claims 298,000     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and jobs.

  • FOREX-Dollar falls on U.S. jobless claims Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 14- The dollar weakened broadly on Thursday, falling after three straight days of gains, on yet another piece of data suggesting a bumpy recovery for the U.S. economy.