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Economic Reports Jobless Claims

  • Initial jobsless claims up 17K to 268K

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the details of the latest jobless claims data.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, hitting their highest level in five months, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 17,000 to a seasonally adjusted 268,000 for the week ended Nov. 26,...

  • Reading economic tea leaves: Economist

    Maybe this will influence fed behavior, says John Ryding, RDQ Economics, breaking down the latest data on jobs and durable goods.

  • Jobless claims up 18K to 251,000 & October durable goods up 4.8%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli, provides the latest data on durable goods and unemployment.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 23- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose from a 43- year low last week, but remained below a level that is consistent with a tightening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 18,000 to a seasonally adjusted 251,000 for the week ended Nov. 19, the Labor Department said on Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 17- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a 43- year low last week, pointing to a rapidly tightening labor market that could allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next month. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 235,000 for the week ended Nov. 12, the lowest...

  • Initial jobless claims down 19K to 235K

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest reads on jobless claims, Philadelphia Fed index and housing starts.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 10- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, underscoring the robustness of the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 11,000 to a seasonally adjusted 254,000 for the week ended Nov. 5, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The Labor Department said there were no...

  • Weekly jobless claims down 11,000 to 254,000

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

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 10- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, underscoring the robustness of the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 11,000 to a seasonally adjusted 254,000 for the week ended Nov. 5, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The Labor Department said there were no...

  • U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez

    The country is moving in the right direction in a number of areas, but there is still room for improvement, Labor Secretary Tom Perez says.

  • *Services sector activity slower in October. WASHINGTON, Nov 3- U.S. services industry activity cooled in October amid a slowdown in new orders and hiring, suggesting a moderation in economic growth early in the fourth quarter. The Institute for Supply Management said its non-manufacturing index fell 2.3 percentage points to a reading of 54.8 percent in...

  • *Weekly jobless claims increase 7,000. 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 tightening labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 265,000 for the week ended Oct. 29,...

  • Weekly jobless claims up 7,000 to 265,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on unemployment and third quarter productivity.

  • 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...