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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 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: 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

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 climb to 4½-month high of 224,000

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

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 21st, 2018

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 sink 27,000 to 206,000, erase Thanksgiving surge that now seems a mirage

The number of Americans a.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims fall by 8,000 as Hurricane Florence impact fades

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits declined at the end of September and returned close to a 49-year low as the effects of Hurricane Florence faded. Initial jobless claims, a rough way to measure layoffs, dropped 8,000 to 207,000......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 4th, 2018

Economic Report: Trade gap in August widens to six-month high as exports fall

The U.S. trade deficit in goods in August widened to a seasonally adjusted $75.8 billion, according to a preliminary report released by the Census Bureau that excludes services......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 27th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims fall slightly to 204,000 and stick to 49-year low

The.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims fall to 203,000. They haven’t been this low since Dec. 6, 1969

Layoffs in the U.S. haven’t vanished, but they haven’t been this low in 49 years. Initial jobless claims could soon drop below 200,000 for the first time since early in the Nixon presidency......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 6th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims fall 10,000 to lowest level in nearly 49 years

Layoffs in the U.S. haven’t vanished, but they haven’t been this low in 49 years. Initial jobless claims could soon drop below 200,000 for the first time since early in the Nixon presidency......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 6th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims fall 18,000 to 214,000 around July 4 holiday, back near 49-year low

Initial jobless claims, a tracker of sorts for layoffs in the U.S., sank in the first week of July toward the lowest levels in almost 50 years. New claims fell by 18,000 to 214,000......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims hit 6-week high of 231,000, but layoffs still near lowest level in decades

Initial jobless claims, a tracker of sorts for layoffs in the U.S., rose slightly at the end of June but clung near the lowest level in decades. New claims rose by 3,000 to 231,000 in the seven days ended June 30......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 5th, 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

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: Big jump in credit-card use drives 11-month high for consumer credit growth

Thanks to credit card usage, consumer credit grew at the fastest rate in 11 months, the Federal Reserve said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2018

Jobless Claims Hit A 6-Month High

Jobless Claims Hit A 6-Month High.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaNov 29th, 2018

Jobless claims in U.S. hit six-month high during holiday week

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose for a third week to the highest level since May, potentially reflecting volatility around two consecutive periods that included holidays......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 29th, 2018

U.S. Unemployment Benefit Claims Rise to 4-Month High

Jobless claims increased by 3,000 to 224,000 in the week ended Nov. 17. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 21st, 2018