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U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; unemployment rolls smallest in 45 years

(Reuters) - New applications for U.S. jobless benefits increased more than expected last week, but the number of Americans on unemployment rolls fell to its lowest level since 1973, pointing to diminishing labor market slack......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 17th, 2018

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; unemployment rolls smallest in 45 years

(Reuters) - New applications for U.S. jobless benefits increased more than expected last week, but the number of Americans on unemployment rolls fell to its lowest level since 1973, pointing to diminishing labor market slack......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 17th, 2018

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; mid-Atlantic factory activity picks up

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New applications for U.S. jobless benefits increased more than expected last week, but the number of Americans on unemployment rolls fell to its lowest level since 1973, pointing to diminishing labor market slack......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 17th, 2018

US Unemployment Rolls Smallest in 45 Years

US Unemployment Rolls Smallest in 45 Years $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Thursday, the US economic data showed an acceleration in mid-Atlantic factory activity this month, with manufacturers saying they were boosting empl.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMay 17th, 2018

U.S. weekly jobless claims hover near 48-year low

New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly held near more than a 48-year low last week, pointing to a further tightening of labor market conditions......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 10th, 2018

U.S. weekly jobless claims hover near 48-year low

New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly held near more than a 48-year low last week, pointing to a further tightening of labor market conditions......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 10th, 2018

Jobless claims rise, but unemployment lowest since 1973

New applications for U.S. jobless benefits increased less than expected last week and the number of Americans receiving unemployment aid fell to its lowest level since 1973, pointing to tightening labor market conditions......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 3rd, 2018

U.S. Jobless Claims Drop to Lowest Level Since 1969

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level since 1969, the latest sign the labor market is firming after years of steady job growth......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 26th, 2018

U.S. weekly jobless claims dip in latest week

New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week, indicating continued job growth after a slowdown in March......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 19th, 2018

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Hold Below 300,000 for Longest Streak on Record

The number of Americans claiming new unemployment benefits has never been so low for so long. Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs across the U.S., decreased by 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 233,000 in the week ended April 7......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 12th, 2018

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Up 11K From Last Week

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Up 11K From Last Week.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMay 18th, 2018

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise, But Hover Near Recent Lows

The number of U.S. workers filing applications for jobless benefits went up more than expected last week but remained at historically low levels amid signs that economic growth remains firm......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 17th, 2018

U.S. labor market tightening; mid-Atlantic factory activity picks up

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New applications for U.S. jobless benefits increased more than expected last week, but the number of Americans on unemployment rolls fell to its lowest level since 1973, pointing to diminishing labor market slack......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 17th, 2018

American FX Outlook: Fed Speakers And Weekly Jobless Claims Headline

This article originally appeared on FXStreet. What you need to know before markets open read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 17th, 2018

Continuing Jobless Claims Are Collapsing Since Trump

The last time there were fewer Americans claiming ongoing jobless benefits was 1973... 45 years ago!   And the collapse in continuing jobless claims has accelerated since Trump was elected... As good as it gets?.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 17th, 2018

US Jobless Claims Rise, But Hover Near Recent Lows

The number of U.S. workers filing applications for jobless benefits went up more than expected last week but remained at historically low levels......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 17th, 2018

Stocks point lower ahead of Walmart, JC Penney earnings

Investors will also get the weekly report on jobless claims......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 17th, 2018

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Unchanged From Last Week

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Unchanged From Last Week.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMay 11th, 2018

US weekly jobless claims hover near 48-year low

The labor market is considered to be near or at full employment, leading to a slowdown in jobgrowth as employers struggle to find skilled workers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 10th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Modest rise in futures puts Dow on track for 6th straight gain

The Dow could be ready to clinch the longest winning streak since February on Thursday, with U.S. stock futures rising as investors digested benign inflation data and jobless claims that pointed to continued improvement in the labor market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2018

U.S. Jobless Claims Stay Near Historically Low Level

Layoffs across the U.S. are hovering near the lowest level in half a century. as he number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits stood at 211,000 in the week ended May 5......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 10th, 2018