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  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • *Priceline, Tesla bounce from early lows. NEW YORK, May 8- U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, as a turnaround in beaten-down momentum names boosted the Nasdaq while initial jobless claims data, which suggested the labor market was improving, helped lift the broader market. Tesla Motors halved its losses in the session so far and was down 5.7 percent at $189.87.

  • WASHINGTON, May 8- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, indicating the labor market was strengthening despite a run-up in applications in prior weeks.

  • NEW YORK, May 8- U.S. stocks opened flat on Thursday after initial jobless claims data pointed to a possible strengthening in the labor market and ahead of testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 15.52 points, or 0.38 percent, at 4,052.16.

  • WASHINGTON, May 8- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, indicating the labor market was strengthening despite a run-up in applications in prior weeks.

  • DOLLAR FALLS AGAINST EURO AFTER JOBLESS CLAIMS, AS DRAGHI SPEAKS, TRADES AT $1.3974.

  • Jobless claims 319,000     Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on unemployment. And CNBC's Steve Liesman and Steven Wieting, Citi Private Bank, share their thoughts about what it indicates about the economic recovery.

  • WASHINGTON, May 8- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, indicating the labor market was strengthening despite a run-up in applications in prior weeks.