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  • 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 numbers on unemployment.

  • Trump's jobless numbers recount

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at why President Trump should get the jobs numbers right.

  • *Housing starts increase 11.3 percent in December. WASHINGTON, Jan 19- U.S. homebuilding rebounded more than expected in December as a strengthening economy boosts demand for rental housing. Housing starts jumped 11.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.23 million units last month, the Commerce Department said.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 19- The number of Americans filing initial claims for unemployment benefits fell unexpectedly last week back to near the lowest levels in decades. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined by 15,000 to a seasonally adjusted 234,000 for the week ended Jan. 14, the Labor Department said on Thursday. Economists polled by Reuters had...

  • Housing starts up 11.3% in December

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on housing, and weekly jobless claims which was down 15,000 to 234,000.

  • *Weekly jobless claims increase 10,000. WASHINGTON, Jan 12- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, pointing to 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...

  • *Weekly jobless claims increase 10,000. 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...

  • 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.