Economic Reports Jobless Claims

  • 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.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 27- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength and firming economic growth. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits decreased 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 258,000 for the week ended Oct. 22, the Labor Department said on Thursday. A Labor Department analyst said...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 20- U.S. home resales surged in September after two straight months of declines as first-time buyers stepped into the market, pointing to underlying momentum in the economy. That's important because the jobs and housing markets are going to be critical to supporting growth in 2017, "said Ryan Sweet, senior economist at Moody's Analytics in West...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 20- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but remained below a level that is associated with a strong labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 260,000 for the week ended Oct. 15, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 260,000 for the week ended Oct. 15, the Labor Department said on Thursday. Outside the storm-affected states, there were big increases in unadjusted claims for Michigan, Kentucky and California. A Labor Department analyst said there were no special factors influencing...

  • Weekly jobless claims up 13K to 260,000

    Jim Iuorio, CNBC contributor, breaks down the latest data on unemployment.

  • Thursday's report from the Labor Department added to data such as September automobile sales and manufacturing and services sector surveys in reinforcing the view that economic growth picked up in the third quarter after a sluggish performance in the first half of the year. "The data are making the Fed's current policy look too wrong footed and the markets...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 13- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits held at a 43- year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in December. Thursday's report from the Labor Department added to data such as September automobile sales and manufacturing and...

  • Weekly jobless claims unchanged at 246,000

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

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 13- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits held at a 43- year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in December. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits were unchanged at a seasonally adjusted 246,000 for the week ended Oct. 8, the...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 6- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to near a 43- year low, an indication of firmness in the labor market which may support an interest rate increase by the U.S. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted 249,000 for the week ended Oct. 1, the Labor...

  • Jobless claims down 5K to 249,000

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

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 6- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to near a 43- year low, an indication of firmness in the labor market which may support an interest rate increase by the U.S. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted 249,000 for the week ended Oct. 1, the Labor...

  • Initial jobless claims up 3K to 254,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on unemployment and the US10Y Treasury.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week and held at relatively healthy levels that could support Federal Reserve plans to raise interest rates this year. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 254,000 for the week ended Sept. 24, the Labor...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week and held at relatively healthy levels that could support Federal Reserve plans to raise interest rates this year. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 254,000 for the week ended Sept. 24, the Labor...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to a two-month low, pointing to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates by December. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 252,000 for the week ended...

  • Weekly jobless claims down 8K to 252,000

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

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to a two-month low, pointing to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates by December. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 252,000 for the week ended...