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  • U.S. jobless claims unchanged last week Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 8:30 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Nov 12- New U.S. applications for unemployment benefits last week held steady at levels consistent with sustained labor market strength that could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next month. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits were unchanged at a seasonally adjusted 276,000 for the week ended Nov. 7, the Labor...

  • Fed setting stage for rate hike: Economist Friday, 6 Nov 2015 | 6:28 AM ET
    Fed setting stage for rate hike: Economist

    Michelle Girard, RBS economist, shares her thoughts on today's jobs report and the likelihood of a rate hike in December.

  • *Weekly jobless claims up 16,000, largest gain since February. WASHINGTON, Nov 5- New U.S. applications for unemployment benefits last week recorded their largest increase in eight months, but remained at levels consistent with a fairly healthy labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 276,000 for the...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 5- New U.S. applications for unemployment benefits last week recorded their largest increase in eight months, but remained at levels consistent with a fairly healthy labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 276,000 for the week ended Oct. 24, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • Jobless claims 276,000; Q3 productivity up 1.6% Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Jobless claims 276,000; Q3 productivity up 1.6%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and checks in on better-than-expected productivity in the third quarter. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.

  • *Weekly jobless claims rise 3,000, less than expected. WASHINGTON, Oct 22- The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, remaining at levels consistent with a fairly healthy labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 259,000 for the...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 22- The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, remaining at levels consistent with a fairly healthy labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 259,000 for the week ended Oct. 17, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • Initial jobless claims up 3,000 to 259,000 Thursday, 22 Oct 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Initial jobless claims up 3,000 to 259,000

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

  • *Dow components 3 M, Caterpillar and McDonald's report results before the bell, while technology majors Microsoft, Alphabet, AT&T and Amazon are due to report after the close. *Dow Chemicals rose 3.2 percent to $49.00 premarket after its results. *Global stocks were up ahead of a policy-setting meeting by the European Central Bank.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 15- U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest drop in eight months in September as the cost of gasoline fell, but a steady pick-up in the prices of other goods and services suggested inflation was starting to firm. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index fell 0.2 percent last month after slipping 0.1 percent in August.

  • U.S. jobless claims revisit 42-year lows Thursday, 15 Oct 2015 | 8:31 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct 15- The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell back to a 42- year low last week, suggesting the labor market remained strong despite an abrupt slowdown in job growth in the past two months. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 255,000 for the week ended Oct. 10, the...

  • Weekly jobless claims revisit 42 year lows Thursday, 15 Oct 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Weekly jobless claims revisit 42 year lows

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and consumer pricing. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight.

  • UK is looking like a rare bright spot in EU Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    UK is looking like a rare bright spot in EU

    The unemployment rate in the U.K. came in at 5.4%, reaching to its lowest level since 2008.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 8- The number of Americans filing new applications for jobless benefits fell more than expected to near a 42- year low last week, pointing to ongoing tightening in the labor market despite the recent slowdown in hiring. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 263,000 for the week ended Oct. 3, the...

  • U.S. jobless claims fall to near 42-year low Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 | 8:31 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct 8- The number of Americans filing new applications for jobless benefits fell more than expected to a near 42- year low last week, pointing to ongoing tightening in the labor market despite the recent slowdown in hiring. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 263,000 for the week ended Oct. 3, the...

  • Initial jobless claims down 13,000 to 263,000 Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Initial jobless claims down 13,000 to 263,000

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

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 1- The number of new applications for U.S. jobless benefits rose modestly last week and a gauge of the trend in claims fell, pointing to ongoing tightening in the labor market that could push the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 277,000 for the week ended...

  • Jobless claims up 10,000 to 277,000 Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Jobless claims up 10,000 to 277,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment, and CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 1- The number of Americans filing new applications for jobless benefits rose modestly last week and a gauge of its trend fell, pointing to ongoing tightening in the labor market that could push the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 277,000 for the week...

  • Depressed confidence from suppressed rates: Pro Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 8:36 AM ET
    Depressed confidence from suppressed rates: Pro

    Insight to current market conditions, with Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab chief investment strategist and senior vice president.