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U.S. Jobless Claims Fall in Holiday Week

The number of Americans filing initial applications for unemployment benefits fell last week, but interpreting a signal from the data can by tricky due to seasonal factors......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall in Holiday Week

The number of Americans filing initial applications for unemployment benefits fell last week, but interpreting a signal from the data can by tricky due to seasonal factors......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall, but trend weakening

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell last week, but the four-week moving average rose to a more than one-year high, suggesting the labor market was slowing down......»»

Category: topSource: reuters11 hr. 12 min. ago

Weekly jobless claims fall less than expected after shutdown

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell by less than expected last week, signaling it may take longer for the labor market to return to its previous trend following the partial government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 7th, 2019

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

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1969

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell to more than a 49-year low last week, but the drop likely overstates the health of the labor market as claims for several states including California were estimated......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 24th, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims fall to five-week of 213,000 in mid-January, but more federal workers seek aid amid government shutdown

The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits through state unemployment programs fell slightly in mid-January to a five-week low, though more furloughed federal workers sought temporary financial help......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 17th, 2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall; mid-Atlantic factory activity rebounds

The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength that should continue to underpin the economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 17th, 2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims unexpectedly fall

The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits unexpectedly fell last week......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 17th, 2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims unexpectedly fall

The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits unexpectedly fell last week......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 17th, 2019

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 5 Week-Low Despite Government Shutdown

But the results are still in line with a tight labor market. Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell to a five-week low, even amid a partial federal government shutdown. Jobless claim.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 17th, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims fall slightly to 216,000 in week before Christmas; layoffs still very low

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Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 27th, 2018

U.S. weekly jobless claims near 49-year low; import prices fall

The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits tumbled to near 49-year lows last week, which could ease concerns about a slowdown in the labor market and economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 13th, 2018

Jobless claims fall to 12-week low amid tight labor market

U.S. filings for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level  since September......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 13th, 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

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

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

U.S. jobless claims unexpectedly rise; several states estimated

The number of Americans filing applications for jobless aid unexpectedly rose last week, but claims for three big states were estimated because of Monday's Veterans Day holiday, which could have influenced the data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 15th, 2018

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall slightly in latest week

New applications for U.S. unemployment fell slightly last week and the number of Americans receiving benefits remained at a 45-year low as strong labor market conditions continued......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 8th, 2018

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall; productivity slows in third quarter

New applications for U.S. unemployment aid fell last week and the number of Americans receiving benefits was the lowest in more than 45 years as labor market conditions tightened further......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 1st, 2018

US Jobless Claims Fall to 49-Year Low for Third Straight Week - Wall Street Journal

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Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 20th, 2018