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Economic Reports Jobless Claims

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 16- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week in part as a backlog of applications from Puerto Rico continued to be processed, but the underlying trend pointed to tightening labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 249,000...

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  • Job seekers stand in line with others looking for jobs at the employment help center in Miami, Florida. (File photo).

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment, import/export prices and data from the Philadelphia Fed Index.

  • A job seeker registers during a Job News USA career fair in Overland Park, Kansas.

    The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week.

  • Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 239,000 for the week ended Nov. 4, the Labor Department said on Thursday. They have declined from an almost three-year high of 298,000 hit at the start of September in the aftermath of hurricanes that ravaged parts of Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 9- U.S. Treasury yields hovered near their session peaks early Thursday even as domestic first-time filings for jobless benefits rose more than forecast last week from a near 44-1/ 2 year low the week before. At 8:36 a.m., the yield on benchmark 10- year government notes was up nearly 2 basis points at 2.335 percent, while the 30- year bond yield was up...

  • Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 239,000 for the week ended Nov. 4, the Labor Department said on Thursday. They have declined from an almost three-year high of 298,000 hit at the start of September in the aftermath of hurricanes that ravaged parts of Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

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  • Initial jobless claims up 10K to 239,000

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  • *Third-quarter productivity rises at 3.0 percent rate. WASHINGTON, Nov 2- U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in three years in the third quarter but the trend remained moderate, suggesting that a recent acceleration in economic growth was unlikely to be sustained. "While the data point to a solid economy, they also reinforce the view that...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 2- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a near 44-1/ 2- year low last week, supporting expectations of a sharp rebound in job growth in October after employment was depressed by hurricane-related disruptions in September. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits decreased 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 2- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a near 44-1/ 2- year low last week, supporting expectations of a sharp rebound in job growth in October after employment was depressed by hurricane-related disruptions in September. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits decreased 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted...

  • A job seeker registers during a Job News USA career fair in Overland Park, Kansas.

    First-time claims for state unemployment insurance fell from the previous week, coming below expectations.

  • Job seekers stand in line with others looking for jobs at the employment help center in Miami, Florida. (File photo).

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and productivity. And CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on tax reform.

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  • WASHINGTON, Oct 26- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last week, suggesting the labor market continued to tighten after recent hurricane-related disruptions. The labor market is very tight, "said John Ryding, chief economist at RDQ Economics in New York. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 26- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last week, suggesting the labor market continued to tighten after recent hurricane-related disruptions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 233,000 for the week ended Oct. 21, the Labor Department...

  • Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 233,000 for the week ended Oct. 21, the Labor Department said on Thursday. They have declined from an almost three-year high of 298,000 hit at the start of September in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which ravaged parts of Texas and Florida.

  • People wait in line to attend TechFair LA, a technology job fair in Los Angeles.

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

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 19- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped to its lowest level in more than 44-1/ 2 years last week, pointing to a rebound in job growth after a hurricane-related decline in employment in September. "It doesn't take one hundred PhD economists at the Fed to figure out that the labor market is on the tight side of normal," said...