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  • CRUDE FUTURES EXTEND GAINS, UP OVER 50 CENTS TO OVER $31 A BARREL, AFTER U.S.

  • Initial jobless claims up 7K to 284,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on unemployment. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 14- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but remained below levels associated with a healthy labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 284,000 for the week ended Jan. 9, the Labor Department said on Thursday. A Labor Department analyst...

  • *Weekly jobless claims decline 10,000. WASHINGTON, Jan 7- The number of Americans filing for jobless benefits fell last week and layoffs in December were the smallest in 15-1/ 2 years, pointing to a firmer labor market even as economic growth appears to have slowed sharply in the fourth quarter. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 10,000 to a...

  • It's not all the Fed's fault... but some: Pro

    The U.S. is in a profit recession, says Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors, sharing his thoughts on what's driving the market lower amid the Fed's tightening. And CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli weigh in

  • Jobless claims down 10K to 277,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and reaction on the 10-year Treasury.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 31- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose sharply last week, a potential signal the job market was losing steam although some of the increase might be attributed to temporary holiday factors. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 20,000 to a seasonally adjusted 287,000 for the week ended Dec. 26,...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 31- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose sharply last week, a potential signal the job market was losing steam although some of the rise might be attributed to temporary holiday factors. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 20,000 to a seasonally adjusted 287,000 for the week ended Dec. 26, the...

  • Jobs predictions for 2016

    Russell Price, Ameriprise Financial, shares his thoughts on the U.S. labor market and the challenges it may present to the Federal Reserve raising rates.

  • Weekly jobless claims up 20K to 287,000

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

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 24- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, nearing a 42- year low as labor market conditions continued to tighten in a boost to the economy. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted 267,000 for the week ended Dec. 19, not far from levels last seen in...

  • 2016 economic outlook

    Gus Faucher, PNC senior economist, talks about the future of yields after the Fed's hike in rates and provides his economic forecast for next year.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 24- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, nearing a 42- year low as labor market conditions continued to tighten. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted 267,000 for the week ended Dec. 19, not far from levels last seen in late 1973, the Labor...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 17- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits last week fell from a five-month high, suggesting sustained labor market healing that could lead to further Federal Reserve interest rate hikes next year. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 11,000 to a seasonally adjusted 271,000 for the week ended Dec. 12, the...

  • Weekly jobless claim down 11K to 271,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on unemployment and data from the Philadelphia Fed Index.

  • *Weekly jobless claims rise 13,000 to five-month high. WASHINGTON, Dec 10- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose to a five-month high last week, but likely does not signal a deterioration in the labor market as the underlying trend remained consistent with tightening conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits...

  • Weekly jobless claims up 13K to 282,000

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

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 10- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose to a five-month high last week, but likely does not signal a deterioration in the labor market as the underlying trend remained consistent with tightening conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 282,000 for the...

  • November layoffs hit 14-month low

    The decline in layoffs last month could be the calm before the December storm.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 3- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained at levels consistent with a strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 269,000 for the week ended Nov. 28, the Labor Department said on Thursday. A Labor Department analyst said there...