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  • US weekly jobless claims 312,000     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the latest unemployment numbers and their impact on the markets.

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- U.S. retail sales rose less than expected in May and first-time applications for unemployment benefits increased last week, but that will probably do little to change views that the economy is regaining momentum. The Commerce Department said on Thursday retail sales gained 0.3 percent last month.

  • NEW YORK, June 12- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Thursday after data showed retail sales rose less than expected and weekly initial jobless claims increased in the latest week.

  • Economy better now than Q1: Pro     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks to John Ryding, RDQ Economics founding partner, about the 0.3 percent rise in retail sales in May.

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but not enough to change views the labor market was strengthening. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits climbed 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 317,000 for the week ended June 7, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • May retail sales up 0.3%     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports May retail sales are up 0.3 percent, and U.S. initial jobless claims from the week ending with June 7th moved up to 317,000. CNBC's Steve Liesman, provides perspective.

  • WASHINGTON, June 5- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to a firming labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 312,000 for the week ended May 31, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, June 5- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to a firming labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 312,000 for the week ended May 31, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • Tyson Foods is making an all cash offer of $50 per share to buy Hillshire Brands, reports "Squawk Box's" Joe Kernen. This is being driven by cash flow, says Ken Langone, The Home Depot co-founder.

  • WASHINGTON, May 29- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 27,000 to a seasonally adjusted 300,000 for the week ended May 24, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest unemployment and GDP numbers.

  • WRAPUP 1-U.S. home sales rebound; jobless claims rise Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 10:56 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, May 22- U.S. home resales rose in April and the supply of properties on the market hit its highest level since August 2012, hopeful signs for the stalled housing market recovery.

  • *Best Buy rebounds from early declines after results. NEW YORK, May 22- U.S. stocks were set to open little changed on Thursday, in the wake of data showing initial jobless claims rose in the latest week but were still near pre-recession levels, and ahead of data on the housing market.

  • WASHINGTON, May 22- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week but stayed close to a seven-year low and pointed to ongoing healing in the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 28,000 to 326,000 for the week ended May 17, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • Weekly jobless claims up 28,000 to 326,000     Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the latest numbers on unemployment.

  • US Treasurys rally, market nervous     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    Discussing the action in the bond market, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; CNBC's Bob Pisani; and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities.

  • 3 Stocks with better yield than 10-year     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports where investors can find yield.

  • 3 Reasons bond yields are falling     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 1:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight to why bond yields are falling, including the long-term trend of lower rates.

  • WASHINGTON, May 15- New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits hit a seven-year low last week while consumer prices recorded their largest increase in 10 months in April, pointing to a firming economy.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the latest unemployment numbers and consumer prices. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on the data.