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US weekly jobless claims hit lowest level since 1973

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Initial claims for US unemployment insurance benefits fell to their lowest level in nearly 42 years last week in another sign of tightening in the country’s jobs market. New jobless claims, a sign of the pace of layoffs, fell to 255,000 in the week through July 18, down 26,000 from the...

US jobless claims fall to lowest in 42 years

No. of jobless US workers filing for payments drops to lowest since 1973, though July is known for volatility.

Initial Jobless Claims Plunge To Lowest Level In 42 Years

Time for a rate hike? Initial jobless claims dropped 26,000 to 255k - its lowest since Nov 1973 While July 4th adjustments may indeed be a factor, it appears things have hardly ever been better - according to this data anyway. Charts: Bloomberg

Weekly Jobless Claims Lowest Since Nixon Era

M. Spencer Green/AP By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON -- The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits last week fell to its lowest level in nearly 42 years, suggesting job growth remained solid despite slowing...Show More Summary

Here come initial jobless claims ... (SPY)

The Department of Labor will release its weekly tally of initial jobless claims at 8:30 a.m. ET. Economists forecast that initial filings for unemployment insurance dipped to 278,000 from 281,000 in the prior period, according to Bloomberg. The...Show More Summary

US unemployment claims fall more than expected

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Initial claims for US unemployment insurance benefits fell last week as the economy adds a solid number of jobs each month, government data released Thursday showed. New jobless claims dropped by 15,000 to 281,000 in the week ending July 11, the Labor Department reported. The decline in claims was...

Afternoon Coffee: Natural Gas Supplies Rise and Push Up Prices, Jobless Claims Fall

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News US natural gas supplies grew in the last week, the Energy Information Administration reported this morning, which made natural gas futures fall in price 1.4% to $2.878 a million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Show More Summary

Initial Jobless Claims 'Weakening Trend' Hits 3-Month Highs

Following last week's spike in initial jobless claims, this week saw a modest pull back to 281k (slightly better than the 285k expectations) but hovering at the average for the year, notably confirming that post-QE3 we have seen the improving trend in claims cease. The smoother 4-week average rose to 282k - the highest in almost 3 months. Charts: bloomberg

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall, Point to Solid Labor Market

Alan Diaz/APJob seekers attend a career fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON -- The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a solid laborShow More Summary

US jobless claims fall to 281,000

Official data better than expected, shows first drop in claims in three weeks.

Here come initial jobless claims ...

The latest weekly data on initial jobless claims will cross at the bottom of the hour. Economists forecast that claims totaled 285,000 last week, according to Bloomberg. In the prior period, the number of claims filed for jobless benefits rose to 297,000, the highest since the week of February 28. Show More Summary

US Jobless Claims Point to Continued Economic Growth

Jobless claims are a superior indicator for the economy not only because they lead economic growth and correlate so closely with it, but they also get reported much earlier. The high concentration of the US economy is one...

Aust dollar dips despite soft US data

Local unit weakens despite news US jobless claims had surprisingly risen last week.

Economic Statistics for 9 Jul 15

Chain stores today are reporting mostly stronger rates of year-on-year sales growth in June. Initial weekly jobless claims rose 15,000 to 297,000. The 4-week average rose 4,750 to 279,500. Continuing claims rose 69,000 to 2.334 million. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index fell -0.5 points to 43.5 in the latest week. The Fed’s balance sheet rose $2.2 […]

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise to Highest Level Since February

M. Spencer Green/APJob seekers at a career fair in Chicago. By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON -- New applications for U.S. unemployment insurance benefits rose last week to their highest level since February, suggesting some slowdown inShow More Summary

New Jobless Claims Higher Than Forecast but Remain Below Pre-Recession Levels

Today's seasonally adjusted 297K new claims was well above the forecast of 275K. The four-week moving average at 279,500 is approximately 12K above the 15-year interim low set in mid-May.

US jobless claims lift to 297,000

Higher than expected Labor Department print still falls within historically low level.

Initial Jobless Claims Spike To Highest Since Feb, Near Crucial 300k Level

Initial jobless claims have surged almost 30k in the last 2 weeks and are nearing the Maginot Line of 300k (printing 297k vs 285k exp). This is the worst claims print since mid-Feb and well above the levels that occurred at the end of QE3. Show More Summary

Here come initial jobless claims ...

At 8:30 a.m. ET, we'll get the latest weekly tally of initial jobless claims. Economists estimate that claims for unemployment insurance totaled 275,000 last week, down from 281,000 in the previous period, according to Bloomberg. Here's...Show More Summary

US jobless claims lift to 281,000

Labor Department print higher than expected, but remains historically low.

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