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US jobless claims tick up to 271,000

Labor Department data shows smaller than expected rise in claims.

Jobless claims remain steady at 271k

Sometimes, when it comes to the economy, boring news is good news.

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

The weekly report on initial jobless claims is set for release at 8:30 am ET. Expectations are for the report to show claims totaled 273,000 this week, up slightly from 267,000 last week. We'll be back with the live numbers when they hit. Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Forget the Apple Watch — here's the new watch everyone on Wall Street wants

Here’s Why Record Low Jobless Claims And Other Data Will Push Fed To Attempt Earlier Rate Rise

The headline, fictional, seasonally adjusted (SA) number of initial unemployment claims for last week came in at 267,000. The Wall Street economist crowd consensus guess was a little too high at 276,000, a non material difference. We have no interest in the seasonally manipulated headline number expectations game. Show More Summary

Time Warp: Jobless Claims Shrink But Wage Growth Remains Stagnant Despite Fed Stimulus

Let’s do the time warp again! During late 2008, The Federal Reserve began their unprecedented financial stimulus (distortion) by lowering The Fed Funds Target Rate and purchasing assets for their balance sheet. The hope was that the economy would recover and firms would raise wages as inital unemployment claims fall. Well. that didn’t go too […]

Jobless claims fall more than expected

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

New claims for US unemployment benefits fell last week, the government said Thursday in a report adding further evidence of a tightening labor market. Initial jobless claims dropped by 12,000 to 267,000 in the week ending June 13, the Labor Department said. The prior week’s level was...

Weekly jobless claims fall to nearly 15-year low

Employers have also hired at healthy levels in recent months, adding 280,000 jobs in May, a strong showing

Wall Street stocks lift in early trade

Inflation and jobless claims data boosts sentiment, Oracle slumps on disappointing earnings.

US jobless claims fall to 267,000

Print shows claims falling more than expected, in latest sign of steady job creation.

Jobless claims improve, remain near 15-year low

Economists expected initial unemployment benefits to tick a little higher in mid-June. Fortunately, the opposite happened.

U.S. jobless claims fall more than expected

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a tightening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 267,000 for the week ended June 13, the Labor Department said on Thursday. Show More Summary

Here come initial jobless claims ...

At 8:30 a.m. ET, we'll get the latest tally of initial jobless claims. Economists forecast that claims fell slightly to 277,000 last week from 279,000 in the prior week. Last week's data was the 14th straight week that unemployment claims...Show More Summary

US jobless claims rise to 279,000

Labor Department figures show claims remained at a historically low level.

Initial Jobless Claims Rise, Unchanged For 6 Months; Continuing Claims Surge Most In 6 Months

Following last week's dip back towards record lows, initial jobless claims rose very modestly this week to 297k (slightly worse than expected). This leaves initial jobless claims practically unchanged for the last 6 months, despite the surge in JOLTS that we saw in recent months. Show More Summary

Jobless claims pull off a feat unseen in 15 years

When initial jobless claims dip below the 300,000 plateau, it's good news. When they stay below 300,000 for 14 weeks, it's important.

U.S. jobless claims up marginally, but jobs market firming

WASHINGTON (Reuters - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly more than expected last week, but remained in territory consistent with a strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment...Show More Summary

Here come initial jobless claims ...

The latest weekly data on initial jobless claims is due at the bottom of the hour. Economists forecast that claims fell slightly to 275,000 last week, from 276,000 in the prior week, according to Bloomberg. This could mark the 14th straight...Show More Summary

Futures mixed as investors await data

By Tanya Agrawal (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were mixed on Thursday as investors awaited retail sales and weekly jobless claims data, a day after the Dow moved back into positive territory for the year. U.S. shares jumped on...Show More Summary

Mike Rowe: Work Ethic Is Not Right-Wing Propaganda

Mike Rowe has rejected the premise that he is engaging in right-wing propaganda by “harping on” the importance of a work ethic and falsely claiming that many jobless individuals actually want to work. According to Mike Rowe in a response...Show More Summary

Jobless Claims Off The Charts as Bubble Sectors Hoard Workers

The headline, fictional, seasonally adjusted (SA) number of initial unemployment claims for last week came in at 276,000. The Wall Street economist crowd consensus guess was 280,000. Rather than play the expectations game on the seasonally manipulated headline number, we focus on the actual trend based on the actual data. Actual claims were 230,055, which is another record low…

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