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Economic Reports Jobless Claims

  • Sen: Moran: Border tax talk must be more than a slogan

    Sen. Jerry Moran, (R-Kan.), talks about Donald Trump's proposal to impose a border adjusted tax.

  • Sen: Moran: Key to keeping jobs in the US

    Sen. Jerry Moran, (R-Kan.), talks about how Donald Trump's policies will help create jobs and keep them within the nation's borders.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 12- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week and the underlying trend remained consistent with a tightening labor market that is starting to spur faster wage growth. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 247,000 for the week ended Jan. 7, the...

  • A job seeker fills out papers at a military job fair in San Francisco, California, August 25, 2015.

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

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- U.S. services sector activity held at a one-year high in December as new orders surged, while the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a 43- year-low last week, suggesting the economy ended 2016 with strong momentum. The Institute for Supply Management report on Thursday also showed a sustained increase in prices...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a 43 year-low last week, pointing to further tightening in the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 28,000 to a seasonally adjusted 235,000 for the week ended Dec. 31, the Labor Department said on Thursday. That was close to the 233,000 touched...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a 43 year-low last week, pointing to further tightening in the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 28,000 to a seasonally adjusted 235,000 for the week ended Dec. 31, the Labor Department said on Thursday. That was close to the 233,000 touched...

  • US companies reluctant to lay off labor: John Ryding

    John Ryding, RDQ Economics, discusses what the latest jobless claims numbers may indicate about the way companies are thinking about the workforce in the new era of Trump and jobs. And Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington, shares his outlook on the market.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 29- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, holding well below a level associated with labor market strength. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 265,000 for the week ended Dec. 24, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The department said in a statement there...

  • Initial jobless claims down 10K to 265,000

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

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 22- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose to a six-month high last week, but remained below a level that is associated with labor market strength. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 21,000 to a seasonally adjusted 275,000 for the week ended Dec. 17, the highest since June, the Labor Department said on...

  • Q3 GDP up 3.5% (ann. rate), jobless claims up 21K to 275,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on real GDP, unemployment, durable good.

  • *Spot gold neutral in $1,121- $1,137 range- technicals. The United States will release a third revision of U.S. third quarter gross domestic product along with durable goods orders for November, and weekly initial jobless claims. Spot gold was steady at $1,131.76 an ounce by 0720 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week as the labor market continued to tighten. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 254,000 for the week ended Dec. 10, the Labor Department said on Thursday. Claims for the prior week were unrevised.

  • November CPI up 0.2%

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

  • Weekly jobless claims 254K vs. 256K estimate

    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.

  • 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...