Economic Reports Jobless Claims

  • CPI (May) up 0.2%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on weekly jobless claims, and provides a read on May's consumer prices. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight.

  • WASHINGTON, June 9- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to sustained strength in the labor market despite a sharp slowdown in hiring last month. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 264,000 for the week ended June 4, the Labor Department said on...

  • US TREASURY YIELDS RISE SLIGHTLY AFTER JOBLESS CLAIMS FALL, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS INCREASE TO 1.6764 PCT.

  • WASHINGTON, June 9- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to sustained strength in the labor market despite a sharp slowdown in hiring last month. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 264,000 for the week ended June 4, the Labor Department said on...

  • *Futures down: Dow 43 pts, S&P 6.5 pts, Nasdaq 12 pts. June 9- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday as a rally in oil prices ended, and ahead of weekly jobless claims data, the first labor report since dismal May payrolls numbers jolted markets last Friday. *A report due 8:30 a.m. ET is likely to show initial jobless claims increased by 3,000 to 270,000 last week.

  • WASHINGTON, June 2- U.S. private employers increased hiring in May and new applications for jobless benefits fell last week, further boosting the economic outlook for the second quarter. "Labor market conditions are stable, which is all the reassurance the Fed will need to act soon," said Paul Ashworth chief U.S. economist at Capital Economics in Toronto.

  • Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 267,000 for the week ended May 28, the Labor Department said on Thursday. A Labor Department analyst said there were no special factors influencing last week's claims data. However, claims for Tennessee, Virginia, Wyoming, Puerto Rico and Hawaii were estimated because of the...

  • WASHINGTON, May 26- Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in April on strong demand for transportation equipment and a range of other products, but continued weakness in business spending plans suggested the manufacturing rout was far from over. But GDP growth will nevertheless accelerate, driven by stronger consumption growth, "said Paul...

  • Weekly jobless claims total 268,000 vs. 275,000 estimate

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and durable goods. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the data.

  • *Weekly jobless claims drop 16,000. WASHINGTON, May 19- The number of Americans filing for unemployment aid fell from a 14- month high last week, the latest sign that the economy was regaining speed after stumbling in the first quarter. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 278,000 for the week ended May 14, the...

  • Initial jobless claims down 16K to 278,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest number on unemployment and provides the latest data from the Philly Fed survey in May.

  • WASHINGTON, May 19- The number of Americans filing for unemployment aid fell from a 14- month high last week, the latest sign that the economy was regaining speed after stumbling in the first quarter. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 278,000 for the week ended May 14, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 20,000 to a seasonally adjusted 294,000 for the week ended May 7, the highest level since late February 2015, the Labor Department said. The broader underlying trend in claims remains very constructive, "said Jacob Oubina, senior U.S. economist at RBC Capital Markets in New York. RBC Capital Markets said...

  • WASHINGTON, May 12- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week to the highest level in more than a year, raising further concerns about the health of the labor market in the wake of a slowdown in job gains in April. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 20,000 to a seasonally adjusted 294,000 for the...

  • Initial jobless claims up 20K to 294,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest read on unemployment and import/export prices. And Steve Liesman adds perspective.

  • WASHINGTON, May 5- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, posting the biggest gain in more than a year, but the underlying trend continued to point to a strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 17,000 to a seasonally adjusted 274,000 for the week ended April 30, the...

  • WASHINGTON, May 5- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, posting the biggest gain in more than a year, but the underlying trend continued to point to a strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 17,000 to a seasonally adjusted 274,000 for the week ended April 30, the...

  • Weekly jobless claims up 17K to 274,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment which climbed higher over last week.

  • GDP... gross domestic problem?

    Ethan Harris, BofA Merrill Lynch, weighs in on first quarter GDP data and shares his thoughts on the U.S. economy.

  • WASHINGTON, April 28- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits bounced back from a 42-1/ 2- year low last week, but the underlying trend remained consistent with tightening labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 257,000 for the week ended April 23, the Labor Department...