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Economic Report: Jobless claims fall to 231,000 after Thanksgiving, but still near 5-month high

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell slightly at the beginning of December, but they remained near a five-month high......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims surge to 6-month high of 234,000

The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits in the week of Thanksgiving rose to the highest level in six months. But the recent upturn might stem from holiday-season hiccups or other temporary factors and it could be reversed soon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 29th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims hit 6-month high of 234,000 — government fine-tuning for Thanksgiving likely to blame

The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits in the week of Thanksgiving rose to the highest level in six months. But the recent upturn might stem from holiday-season hiccups or other temporary factors, and it could be reversed soon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 29th, 2018

Economic Report: Initial jobless claims fall 19,000 to 234,000, return near post-recession lows

The number of people who applied for jobless benefits in early February fell back toward recent post-recession lows after a holiday-related spike pushed them to a 16-month high at the end of last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims stick to 3-month high of 230,000 after Easter holiday, spring break

The number of people who applied for jobless benefits at the end of April stood at a three-month high of 230,000 for the second week in a row, but the recent increase in new claims is likely inflated by the recent Easter holiday and spring break......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 2nd, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims jump 37,000 to 230,000 in late April to hit 2 1/2-month high

The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits in late April surged to a two-and-a-half month high of 230,000, but the spike was likely exaggerated by spring break and the Easter holiday. New claims are still near historic lows......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 25th, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims rise to one-month high

The number of jobless workers who applied for unemployment benefits last week rose to a one-month high, but the level of layoffs in the U.S. remained extremely low. Jobless claims rose by 6,000 to 229,000......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 14th, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims climb to one-month high of 222,000

The rate of layoffs in the U.S. rose in early May to the highest level in a month, but so-called initial jobless claims are still near the lowest levels in half a century. Initial jobless claims rose by 11,000 to 222,000 in the week ended May 12......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims climb to 4½-month high of 224,000

The number of Americans who appl.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 21st, 2018

Jobless claims fall to 231,000 after Thanksgiving, but still near 5-month high

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell slightly at the beginning of December, but they remained near a five-month high......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 6th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims fall to one-month low of 216,000 as labor market stays strong entering 2019

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefi.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims surge to 16-month high, but spike is likely a one-off due to seasonal quirks that will fade soon

The number of people who applied for jobless benefits in late January soared to a 16-month high of 253,000, but the spike stemmed mostly from seasonal quirks that occur around the holidays and are likely to fade soon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims surge to 16-month high, but spike is likely a one-off due to seasonal quirks

The number of people who applied for jobless benefits in late January soared to a 16-month high of 253,000, but the spike stemmed mostly from seasonal quirks that occur around the holidays and are likely to fade soon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims climb again in February; chink in labor market’s armor?

The number of people who applied for jobless benefits in the past month rose to a one-year high, a possible sign the U.S. labor market might be losing some steam......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims climb again in February as monthly average reaches one-year high

The number of people who applied for jobless benefits in the past month rose to a one-year high, a possible sign the U.S. labor market might be losing some steam......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

Bond Report: 30-year Treasury yield touches three-week high after upbeat economic data

Treasury yields rise Thursday after a jump in producer prices and the lowest jobless-claims print in 50 years highlight signs of consistent health in the U.S. labor market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 11th, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims fall to 211,000 in late March to match 2019 low

The number of people who applied for unempl.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 28th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. jobless claims fall 9,000 to 221,000 as layoffs show no sign of rising

The number of laid.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims fall to lowest level in 48 years

The rate of layoffs in the U.S. fell in late April to the lowest level since 1969, yet another sign that a roaring labor market shows no sign of cooling off......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims fall slightly to 232,000 in late April

The rate .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 19th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims rise to 7-week high of 234,000

The rate of layoffs in the U.S. rose in early May to a seven-week high, but the increase is probably tied to seasonal swings in education-related employment. Initial jobless claims rose by 11,000 to 234,000 in the week ended May 19......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018