Economic Reports Jobless Claims

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped last week and the number of Americans on jobless rolls fell back to levels last seen in 1973, suggesting a further tightening in labor market conditions. "The labor market is tight by any quantitative metric and companies are holding on to labor because of the difficulty of replacing...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped last week and the number of Americans on jobless rolls fell back to levels last seen in 1973, suggesting a further tightening in labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits decreased 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted 210,000 for the week ended Oct. 13, the...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 18- U.S. Treasury yields held earlier gains on Thursday as domestic jobless claims fell last week, while business activity data from the Philadelphia Federal Reserve declined less than forecast in October. At 8:38 a.m., benchmark 10- year Treasury yield was 3.205 percent, up 2.6 basis points from late on Wednesday, while the 30- year yield was 3.373...

  • Inital jobless claims down 5,000 to 210,000

    CNBC'S Rick Santelli reports on October's jobless claims and the Philadelphia Fed numbers.

  • TREASURY YIELDS HOLD AT HIGHER LEVELS AFTER JOBLESS CLAIMS, PHILLY FED BUSINESS DATA; 10- YEAR YIELD LAST AT 3.205 PCT.

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    New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped last week and the number of Americans on jobless rolls fell back to levels last seen in 1973.

  • *Consumer prices, core CPI up 0.1 percent on monthly basis. WASHINGTON, Oct 11- U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in September, held back by a slower increase in the cost of rent and falling energy prices, as underlying inflation pressures appeared to cool slightly. The Consumer Price Index increased 0.1 percent last month after rising 0.2 percent in...

  • *Consumer prices, core CPI up 0.1 percent on monthly basis. WASHINGTON, Oct 11- U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in September, held back by a slower increase in the cost of rent and falling energy prices, as underlying inflation pressures appeared to cool slightly. The Consumer Price Index increased 0.1 percent last month after rising 0.2 percent in...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 4- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a near 49- year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength, which should continue to underpin economic growth. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 207,000 for the week ended Sept. 29, the Labor Department said on...

  • August durable goods up 4.4 percent

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses jobless claims, durable goods, wholesale inventories and GDP revisions.

  • Job seekers stand in a line at a career fair in Chicago.

    First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 210,000 in the most recent week, up from the 201,000 claims reported for the previous week.

  • Jobless claims fall to lowest since 1969

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action on weekly initial jobless claims and Philadelphia's Fed Index.

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

    First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 210,000 for the most recent week, following 204,00 claims filed in the previous week.

  • Consumer price index increases 0.2 percent in August. WASHINGTON, Sept 13- U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in August as increases in gasoline and rents were offset by declines in healthcare and apparel costs, and underlying inflation pressures also appeared to be slowing. "With labor market conditions tight, wage growth accelerating and input...

  • *Consumer price index increases 0.2 percent in August. WASHINGTON, Sept 13- U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in August as increases in gasoline and rents were offset by declines in healthcare and apparel costs, and underlying inflation pressures also appeared to be slowing. "There is no reason to suspect that the weaker increase in consumer prices in...

  • A job seeker speaks with recruiters from The Home Depot at a RecruitMilitary veterans job fair in Cleveland.

    First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 210,000 in the most recent week, up from the 203,000 claims filed in the previous week.

  • We've got no real gain in wages despite tightest labor market in 50 years, says strategist

    Diane Swonk, Grant Thornton chief economist, and David Kelly, J.P. Morgan Funds chief global strategist, join the 'Squawk on the Street' team to discuss August's jobs report and the effect on the markets.

  • The economy so far appears to be weathering an escalating trade war between the United States and China as well as tensions with other trade partners, including Canada, the European Union and Mexico, which have rattled financial markets. "The economy is in overdrive with jobless claims at lows not seen since the 1960 s, and this gives the Fed the green light to raise...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 6- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment aid fell to near a 49- year low last week and private payrolls rose steadily in August, pointing to sustained labor market strength that should continue to underpin economic growth. The economy so far appears to be weathering an escalating trade war between the United States and...

  • Job seekers wait in line to speak with representative during the TechFair LA career fair in Los Angeles.

    The data pointed to sustained labor market strength that should continue to underpin economic growth.