Economic Reports Jobless Claims

  • Initial jobless claims drop 16,000

    CNCB's Rick Santelli reports on initial jobless claims ahead of jobs Friday.

  • Jobs Friday preview

    Initial jobless claims are down 16,000 as traders look to tomorrow's jobs data, with Stu Hoffman, PNC chief economist.

  • Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 254,000 for the week ended July 2, 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 Hawaii, Kansas, Nebraska, Puerto Rico, Virginia and Wyoming were estimated...

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained below a level associated with a healthy labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 268,000 for the week ended June 25, the Labor Department said on Thursday. Although economists believe job...

  • Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 268,000 for the week ended June 25, the Labor Department said on Thursday. A Labor Department analyst said there were no special factors influencing last week's claims data and only claims for Georgia had been estimated. Although economists believe job growth picked...

  • Weekly jobless claims up 10K to 268,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli sifts through the latest unemployment numbers.

  • WASHINGTON, June 23- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week to near a 43- year low, suggesting labor market resilience even though hiring slowed sharply in May. "Today's data suggest that growth has bounced back in the second quarter," said Ryan Sweet, senior economist at Moody's Analytics in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

  • WASHINGTON, June 23- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week to near a 43- year low, suggesting labor market resilience even though hiring slowed sharply in May. "Overall labor market conditions are not as bad as one might assume based on May's nonfarm payroll print alone," said Jim Baird, chief investment officer at Plante Moran...

  • WASHINGTON, June 23- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week to near a 43- year low, suggesting labor market resilience even though hiring slowed sharply in May. "Overall labor market conditions are not as bad as one might assume based on May's nonfarm payroll print alone," said Jim Baird, chief investment officer at Plante Moran...

  • WASHINGTON, June 23- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week to near a 43- year low, suggesting labor market resilience even though hiring slowed sharply in May. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 18,000 to a seasonally adjusted 259,000 for the week ended June 18, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • Weekly jobless claims down 18K to 259,000

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

  • WASHINGTON, June 16- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the underlying trend remained consistent with healthy labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 277,000 for the week ended June 11, the Labor Department said on...

  • 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...