Jobless Claims


  • Weekly Jobless Claims Falls to 428,000     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 8:31 AM ET

    Reaction to the latest jobless numbers, with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman.

  • The Most Expensive States To Live In 2011 Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 3:02 PM ET
    You won’t get more for your money in these ten states. With the launch of CNBC's fifth annual edition of "America's Top States For Business ," we decided to take a look at the cost of a variety of items in the nation's ten most expensive states. In the CNBC study, states are ranked using a 50-point scale—the lower the score, the higher the cost of living, and vice versa. Interestingly enough, some of the states with the highest cost of living also had some of the highest scores in the quality-of

    So, which states have the highest cost of living? You won’t get more for your money in these ten states.

  • Biggest Jobless Rate Declines Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 4:26 PM ET
    There’s growing impatience about subpar job creation as well as stubbornly high unemployment, even as the economy recovers.  After months of improvement, the national jobless rate has moved sideways recently, stuck around 9 percent.On a state level, the picture is mixed. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 42 states and the District of Columbia reported jobless rate decreases between May 2010 and April 2011. Only five states registered increases, while there were three unchanged. More t

    There’s growing impatience about subpar job creation as well as stubbornly high unemployment. Here are the ten biggest annual declines and the states in which they took place.

  • Direction of the Jobless Trend     Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 8:40 AM ET

    One of the biggest issues facing the economy and the Obama administration is jobs. A discussion about what it will take to turn the jobless trend around, with William Rodgers, Rutgers University professor, and Lakshman Achuthan, Economic Cycle Research.

  • NYSE Traders

    Stocks could continue to trade sluggishly Wednesday, but traders are watching the durable goods orders report expected tomorrow as a potential source of volatility.

  • Weekly Jobless Claims     Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 9:04 AM ET

    A firm rebound in jobless claims allay some fears that the labor market has seriously weakened, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Thursday Look Ahead: Economic Reports Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 8:26 PM ET

    Economic reports could rule the markets Thursday, as investors get a fresh look at the jobs situation and the health of the housing market.

  • Mississippi River Latest     Monday, 16 May 2011 | 8:50 AM ET

    Key Spillway opened to channel water away from Mississippi River, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • Labor Market Pains Grow     Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 10:40 AM ET

    Jobless claims jumped to 474,000, the third rise in 4 weeks but the YPO survey shows growing hiring optimism among CEOs, with Matt Ferguson, CareerBuilder CEO.

  • Fed's Economic Plan Off Track?     Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 11:21 AM ET

    Despite the GDP growling less than expected and jobless claims on the rise, Fed chief Ben Bernanke remains upbeat, with Dan Greenhaus, Miller Tabak Co and Greg Valliere, Potomac Research Group.

  • Demonstrators hold up a banner featuring Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi reading 'Kadhafi is a murderer' as they stage a protest outside the Libyan embassy in Istanbul on February 21, 2011

    Now that the much-anticipated pullback has arrived, traders are debating how low the skittish stock market can go. But one thing's for sure: It'll have a lot to do with oil.

  • Jobless Claims News Story Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET