Jobless Claims


  • Jobless Claims Go Higher; Income, Spending Both Up Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 9:55 AM ET
    An applicant stands after meeting potential employers at a job fair in New York.

    The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose sharply last week but remained at a level consistent with moderate hiring, while income surged much higher than expected and spending inched higher as well.

  • Initial Jobless Claims Up 38,000 to 368,000  Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the data on unemployment, consumer spending, and personal income. And, CNBC's Steve Liesman explains what it indicates about the U.S. economy and its impact on the markets.

  • Is the US Economy Rebounding?  Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 7:47 PM ET

    What to expect from the U.S. markets in 2013 in regards to spending cuts, and the Federal Reserve's monetary policy, with Robert McTeer, Former President of Dallas Fed and Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank.

  • Bond Yields Jump May Herald End of 'Risk-Off' Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 2:28 PM ET

    As the yield on the Treasury 10-year note rose to 2 percent for the first time since April 2012, the "Futures Now" traders debated whether the bond rally was over.

  • Better Growth Ahead?  Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 7:22 PM ET

    The leading economic indicators are suggesting better growth ahead, explains CNBC's Larry Kudlow.

  • Initial Jobless Claims Move Lower  Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services reports this week's unemployment numbers fell to its lowest level since January 2008. CNBC's Steve Liesman, discusses what it indicates about the health of the U.S. recovery.

  • What's Bernanke Worried About?  Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 12:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and Jeff Cox discuss the state of U.S. unemployment, and when Fed Chairman Bernanke might be convinced it's time to ease up on money printing.

  • Big Drop in Jobless Claims; Housing Starts Up 12.1%  Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the numbers on unemployment and weighs in on December's housing picture. Also, a look at the latest details on the debt ceiling debate, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Initial Jobless Claims Up Slightly to 371,000  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the numbers on unemployment and discusses what it indicates about the nation's jobs market, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Weekly Jobless Claims Rise 10,000  Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports what the latest jobs number indicates about the markets and U.S. economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • 'We Were Always Going Over Cliff': Iuorio  Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, break down the latest numbers on unemployment, and debate several "fiscal cliff" sticking points from both sides of the political aisle. "They can show some incompetence at very critical moments," Iuorio added.

  • Santelli: Here's What I'm Hearing in Washington  Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 10:50 AM ET

    Rick Santelli looks to history for some "ghosts of Christmas eves past" as he argues that Congress shouldn't have taken a holiday break with the "fiscal cliff" still looming. (3:04)

  • Latest Numbers on Jobs, PPI & Retail Sales  Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 8:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli drills down on the latest economic data and discusses its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Busy Morning For the Economy  Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 6:33 AM ET

    A look at what investors should be watching ahead of a slew of economic reports due out today, with Scott Nations, NationsShares CIO.

  • Jobless Rate Down, Food Stamps Up  Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 7:32 PM ET

    Caroline May, Daily Caller political reporter, discusses why the number of people applying for food stamps is increasing despite a drop in the nation's unemployment rate, with Margie Omero, democratic strategist.

  • Why Are Workers Refusing Jobs?  Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 3:01 PM ET

    James Bianco, Bianco Research; Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist; and Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago professor, discuss today's positive jobs data and worker shortages in some industries, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • How to Play Jobs Data  Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down this morning's stronger-than-expected employment data, and Jim Iuorio, Director; CNBC Contributor, TJM Institutional Services, shares his trades on the numbers.

  • Initial Jobless Claims: 370,000  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reveals the latest numbers on unemployment, and discussing its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • US Economy Dancing on the 'Fiscal Cliff'  Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 6:08 AM ET

    Is the economy going over the "cliff?" Drew Matus, UBS senior U.S. economist, provides perspective ahead of key employment data due out this morning and Friday.

  • Republicans Won't Like the Sound of This  Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers says the Wall Street Journal is reporting the White House wants $1.6 trillion in up front tax increases and at least $50 billion in new spending. (5:49)