Economic Reports Jobless Claims

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell from a five-month high last week, pointing to labor strength that underscores the economy's sustained momentum. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 258,000 for the week ended Dec. 3, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • Initial jobless claims down 10,000 to 258,000

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

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell from a five-month high last week, pointing to labor strength that underscores the economy's sustained momentum. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 258,000 for the week ended Dec. 3, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • *Weekly jobless claims increase 17,000. WASHINGTON, Dec 1- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, hitting the highest level in five months, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a healthy labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 17,000 to a seasonally adjusted...

  • Initial jobsless claims up 17K to 268K

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the details of the latest jobless claims data.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, hitting their highest level in five months, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 17,000 to a seasonally adjusted 268,000 for the week ended Nov. 26,...

  • Reading economic tea leaves: Economist

    Maybe this will influence fed behavior, says John Ryding, RDQ Economics, breaking down the latest data on jobs and durable goods.

  • Jobless claims up 18K to 251,000 & October durable goods up 4.8%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli, provides the latest data on durable goods and unemployment.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 23- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose from a 43- year low last week, but remained below a level that is consistent with a tightening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 18,000 to a seasonally adjusted 251,000 for the week ended Nov. 19, the Labor Department said on Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 17- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a 43- year low last week, pointing to a rapidly tightening labor market that could allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next month. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 235,000 for the week ended Nov. 12, the lowest...

  • Initial jobless claims down 19K to 235K

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest reads on jobless claims, Philadelphia Fed index and housing starts.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 10- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, underscoring the robustness of the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 11,000 to a seasonally adjusted 254,000 for the week ended Nov. 5, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The Labor Department said there were no...

  • Weekly jobless claims down 11,000 to 254,000

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

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 10- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, underscoring the robustness of the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 11,000 to a seasonally adjusted 254,000 for the week ended Nov. 5, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The Labor Department said there were no...

  • U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez

    The country is moving in the right direction in a number of areas, but there is still room for improvement, Labor Secretary Tom Perez says.

  • *Services sector activity slower in October. WASHINGTON, Nov 3- U.S. services industry activity cooled in October amid a slowdown in new orders and hiring, suggesting a moderation in economic growth early in the fourth quarter. The Institute for Supply Management said its non-manufacturing index fell 2.3 percentage points to a reading of 54.8 percent in...

  • *Weekly jobless claims increase 7,000. WASHINGTON, Nov 3- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose to near a three-month high last week, but remained below a level associated with tightening labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 265,000 for the week ended Oct. 29,...

  • Weekly jobless claims up 7,000 to 265,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on unemployment and third quarter productivity.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 3- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose to near a three-month high last week, but remained below a level associated with a strong labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 265,000 for the week ended Oct. 29, the highest level since early August, the Labor...

  • Initial  jobless claims down 3,000 to 258,000

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