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Jobless Claims Better Than Expected Again

Jobless claims for the latest week came in better than expected for the second straight week, partly reversing the recent trend of four straight weeks where weekly claims were higher than expected. While economists were forecasting claims to come in at a level of 290K, the actual reading came in at 278K. Show More Summary

Layoffs Surge 17.6% YoY, Shale State Joblessness Soars, Initial Jobless Claims Rise

It all makes perfect sense. Challenger announced this morning that layoffs in January soard 17.6% year-over-year with planned job cuts at the highest level in almost 2 years... Jobless claims in Shale states continues to trend higher as oil prices collapse... Show More Summary

Here come initial jobless claims ... (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

The weekly report on initial jobless claims is set for release at 8:30 am ET. Expectations are for claims to total 290,000 for the week ended January 31. The week prior, claims totaled 265,000, the lowest weekly total in 15 years. This...Show More Summary

Futures Gain With Initial Jobless Claims Data On Tap

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures advanced on Thursday, putting equities on track to rebound from a late selloff in the prior session, ahead of data on the labor market and the latest round of earnings reports. Show More Summary

The Layoffs Begin: ADP Misses, Lowest Since September As "Businesses In The Energy Industries Are Scaling Back Payrolls"

Having beaten expectations for the past 4 months, in the face of a surge in jobless claims across Shale states, it appears January's print is finally catching down to a weaker expectations as layoffs dominate headlines as even Mark Zandi...Show More Summary

Succinct Summations of Week’s Events 1/30/15

Succinct Summations week ending January 30rd Positives: 1. Weekly jobless claims fell 43,000 to 265,000, the lowest since 2000! 2. Apple reported a record breaking quarter as it sold 74.5 million iPhones 3. Personal consumption came in at 4.3% vs 4% expected. 4. Chicago PMI came in at 59.4 vs the 57.5 expected. 5.  U...Read More

Stocks rebound on stronger labor, earnings data

Investors see bullish signal as jobless claims fall to their lowest level since 2000, while bellwethers top forecasts

Jobless Claims Are Even Lower Than They Appear

The Labor Department reported that 265,000 people filed initial claims for jobless benefits last week. To find a week when fewer people filed jobless claims, you have to go back to April 2000, the tail end of the 1990s economic boom...

Jobless claims hit 15-year low

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

In a positive sign for the labor market, initial claims for jobless benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in 15 years, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop Sharply to Near 15-Year Low

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U.S. jobless claims plunge 14%

New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits plunged to the lowest level in nearly 15 years last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday. Initial jobless claims, a sign of the pace of layoffs, dropped to a seasonally adjusted...Show More Summary

Initial Jobless Claims Collapse To 15 Year Lows But Shale States Job Losses Explode

After 4 weeks missing expectations (and 3 above the crucial 300k mark), initial jobless claims totally and iutterly collapsed last week. Printing 265k (beating the 300k expectation by the most in years), the 13.9% drop WoW was the biggest...Show More Summary

Weekly jobless claims plunge to 15-year low

Labor Department says weekly applications dropped to the lowest level since April 2000

Initial Jobless Claims Plunge To Lowest Since 2000 (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

Initial jobless claims fell sharply last week to 265,000. This is the lowest level for initial jobless claims since April 15, 2000. Expectations were for claims to come in at 300,000, down slightly from last week's 307,000 number. Last...Show More Summary

Consumer Confidence Surges To Highest Since The Last Time Markets Crashed

Despite stagnant wages, surging jobless claims, and global geopolitical anxiety, US consumers have not been this exuberant since August 2007... a month before the great quant fund blow-up and the top of US equities... But it's different this time, we're got money-printing and low oil prices... Show More Summary

WTI Hits $45 Handle After Treasury Secretary Lew Says "Doesn't Expect US Crude Production To Decline"

Keeping the narrative dream alive, Treasury Secretary Lew told Bloomberg TV this morning that "lower energy prices are good for the US economy" - seemingly missing the huge surge in jobless claims, the lack of clear gains by firms on lower fuel costs, rig count collapsing, and homebuilder concerns in Shale states. Show More Summary

Economic Statistics for 22 Jan 15

Initial weekly jobless claims fell 10,000 to 307,000. The 4-week average rose 6,500 to 306,500. Continuing claims rose 15,000 to 2.443 million. The FHFA House Price Index rose 0.8% in November, following October’s 0.6% increase. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index fell -0.7 points to 44.7 in the latest week. The Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Index fell […]

Midday open thread: Jobless comp claims still above 300,000, meth drones, renewable energy ideas

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is The God-Man Fan Club take on … Clod-Man: Initial jobless compensation claims above 300,000 for third consecutive week: For the week ending Jan. 17, seasonally adjusted initial applications for unemployment...Show More Summary

New Jobless Claims at 307K, a Bit Higher Than Expected

Today's seasonally adjusted 307K came in above the forecast of 300K. The four-week moving average at 306,500 is now 27,500 above its 14-year interim low set eleven weeks ago.

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