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Economic Reports Jobless Claims

  • Initial jobless claims drops 19K to 223,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on unemployment and market reaction to it.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 23- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly more than expected last week, but the four-week average of claims fell to its lowest level since 1973, pointing to strengthening labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 244,000 for the week...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 23- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly more than expected last week, but the four-week average of claims fell to its lowest level since 1973, pointing to strengthening labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 244,000 for the week...

  • Initial jobless claims down 6K to 244,000

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

  • *Weekly jobless claims fall 12,000. WASHINGTON, Feb 9- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to near a 43- year low, amid a further tightening of the labor market that could eventually spur faster wage growth. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped by 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 234,000 for the...

  • A 'Now Hiring' sign is displayed during a Job News USA career fair at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

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

  • Hiring going on but it's 'uneven': LinkedIn's Dan Roth

    Dan Roth, LinkedIn executive editor, talks about the key markets that are hiring and why this is a good time to look for a new job.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 2- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to tightening labor market conditions that should support the economy this year. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 246,000 for the week ended Jan. 28, the Labor Department said.

  • 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 weekly numbers on unemployment and labor costs.

  • *New single-family home sales fall 10.4 percent in December. WASHINGTON, Jan 26- New U.S. single-family home sales fell to a 10- month low in December after three straight months of solid gains, but the housing market recovery remains intact as a tightening labor market boosts wage growth. The Commerce Department said new home sales dropped 10.4 percent to a...

  • *New single-family home sales fall 10.4 percent in December. WASHINGTON, Jan 26- New U.S. single-family home sales fell to a 10- month low in December after three straight months of solid gains, but the housing market recovery remains intact as a tightening labor market boosts wage growth. The Commerce Department said new home sales dropped 10.4 percent to a...

  • *Weekly jobless claims increase 22,000. WASHINGTON, Jan 26- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the underlying trend remained consistent with tightening labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 22,000 to a seasonally adjusted 259,000 for the week ended...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 26- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the underlying trend remained consistent with tightening labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 22,000 to a seasonally adjusted 259,000 for the week ended Jan. 21, the Labor Department said on...

  • Does US economy support Dow 20K?

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at whether current levels market levels make sense with the underlying economics.

  • 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...