Economic Reports Jobless Claims

  • Initial jobless claims up 3K to 254,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on unemployment and the US10Y Treasury.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week and held at relatively healthy levels that could support Federal Reserve plans to raise interest rates this year. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 254,000 for the week ended Sept. 24, the Labor...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week and held at relatively healthy levels that could support Federal Reserve plans to raise interest rates this year. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 254,000 for the week ended Sept. 24, the Labor...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to a two-month low, pointing to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates by December. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 252,000 for the week ended...

  • Weekly jobless claims down 8K to 252,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to a two-month low, pointing to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates by December. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 252,000 for the week ended...

  • Weekly jobless claims up 1,000 to 260,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment, retail sales and producer prices.

  • Three key data points to watch

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy takes a look at three economic indicators Wall Street will be watching today.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 8- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength even as the pace of job growth is slowing. The Fed has operational risk, "said Chris Rupkey, chief economist at MUFG Union Bank in New York. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits decreased 4,000 to a...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 8- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength even as the pace of job growth is slowing. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits decreased 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 259,000 for the week ended Sept. 3, the lowest level since mid-July, the Labor...

  • Jobless claims down 4K to 259,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment.

  • Job seekers stand in a line at a career fair in Chicago.

    The number of Americans filing for benefits unexpectedly fell, pointing to sustained labor strength even as the pace of job growth is slowing.

  • Initial claims for state unemployment benefits decreased 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 259,000 for the week ended Sept. 3, the lowest level since mid-July, the Labor Department said on Thursday. A Labor Department analyst said there were no special factors influencing last week's claims data. However, claims for Virginia, New Mexico, Alabama and Minnesota, as...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 1- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength that could push the Federal Reserve closer to raising interest rates. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 263,000 for the week ended Aug. 27, the Labor...

  • Jobless claims rise less than expected

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the reads on jobless claims and productivity.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 25- New orders for U.S. manufactured capital goods rose for a second straight month in July as demand for machinery and a range of other products picked up, offering a tentative sign that a business spending downturn was starting to ease. The Commerce Department said non-defense capital goods orders excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy...

  • Jobless claims down 1,000 to 261,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and durable goods.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 25- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market was continuing to gain momentum. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 261,000 for the week ended Aug. 20, the Labor Department said on Thursday. A Labor Department analyst said...

  • *Weekly jobless claims fall 4,000. WASHINGTON, Aug 18- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, reinforcing views of labor market strength that could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates soon. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 262,000 for...

  • Initial jobless claims down 4K to 262,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and jobs and data from the Philly Fed in August.