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  • US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Futures extend gains after data Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 8:34 AM ET

    NEW YORK, March 13- U.S. stock index futures added to gains after data showed weekly initial jobless claims fell to a three-month low and retail sales rose slightly more than anticipated in February.

  • Initial jobless claims drops 9,000 to 315,000     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on retail sales and unemployment. And CNBC's Steve Liesman shares his thoughts on the data.

  • WASHINGTON, March 6- The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits hit a three-month low last week, suggesting some strength in a labor market that has been hobbled by severe weather.

  • WASHINGTON, March 6- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected and hit a three-month low last week, a sign of strength in a labor market that has been hobbled by severe weather. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 26,000 to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • WRAPUP 1-U.S. jobless claims tumble to three-month low Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 9:04 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, March 6- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected and hit a three-month low last week, a sign of strength in a labor market that has been hobbled by severe weather. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 26,000 to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • U.S. jobless claims tumble to three-month low Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, March 6- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected and hit a three-month low last week, a sign of strength in a labor market that has been hobbled by severe weather. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 26,000 to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • Initial jobless claims 323,000     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the tally on the latest unemployment numbers. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the data.

  • *Durable goods orders ex-transportation rise 1.1 percent. WASHINGTON, Feb 27- Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods excluding transportation unexpectedly rose last month as did a gauge of business spending plans, but that will probably not change views that factory activity is slowing.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and consumer spending. CNBC's Steve Liesman explains why he thinks the data is not just about the weather.

  • *Jobless claims fall 3,000 in February payrolls survey week. WASHINGTON, Feb 20- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to steadily improving labor market conditions, despite two straight months of weak hiring.

  • *Jobless claims fall 3,000 in February payrolls survey week. WASHINGTON, Feb 20- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to steadily improving labor market conditions, despite two straight months of weak hiring.

  • U.S. jobless claims fall in Feb payrolls survey week Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Feb 20- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to steadily improving labor market conditions, despite two straight months of weak hiring. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 336,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and consumer prices. Jeffrey Cleveland, Payden & Rygel, weighs in.

  • U.S. jobless claims rise in latest week Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 8:35 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Feb 13- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, government data showed Thursday. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose to a seasonally adjusted 339,000 from 331,000 the week before, the Labor Department said.

  • Inital jobless claims 339,000     Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the latest numbers on unemployment, and a big miss on retail sales, down 0.4 percent.

  • Unemployed have to get creative for funds: Pro     Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 1:47 PM ET

    What do the jobless do when benefits end? Ylan Mui of the Washington Post, and CNBC's Steve Liesman weigh in.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St rises after claims data, Disney boost Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 11:09 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 6- U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after a better-than-expected report on weekly initial jobless claims boosted confidence in the economy and Disney rose after its quarterly results. Walt Disney Co shares climbed 5.4 percent to $75.61 to lead both the Dow and S&P 500 higher after the media company's quarterly profit topped Wall Street expectations.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 6- U.S. stocks opened modestly higher on Thursday as a better-than-expected report on weekly initial jobless claims boosted confidence the economy was improving, although caution remained ahead of Friday's employment report. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 58.66 points, or 0.38 percent, at 15,498.89.

  • *Trade deficit widens to $38.7 billion in December. WASHINGTON, Feb 6- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, in a boost to the labor market outlook and the broader economy.

  • *Green Mountain surges on deal with Coca-Cola. NEW YORK, Feb 6- U.S. stocks were set for a slightly higher open on Thursday, as a better-than-expected report on weekly initial jobless claims boosted confidence the economy was improving, although caution remained ahead of Friday's employment report.