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Economic Statistics for 24 Dec 14

The MBA reports that mortgage applications rose 0.9% last week, with purchases and refis both up 1.0%. Initial weekly jobless claims fell 9,000 to 280,000. The 4-week average fell 8,500 to 290,250. Continuing claims  rose 25,000 to 2.403 million. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index rose 1.4 points to 43.1 in the latest week, the highest reading […]

New Jobless Claims Again Better Than Expected

In the week ending December 20, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 280,000, a decrease of 9,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 289,000. The 4-week moving average was 290,250, a decrease of 8,500 from the previous week's unrevised average of 298,750.

Initial jobless claims fall to 280,000 in sign of strong labor market

Initial jobless claims fell last week to 280,000, continuing the positive momentum for the labor market as the year ends, the Labor Department said Wednesday.

Initial jobless claims fall to 280,000 in sign of strong labor market

Initial jobless claims fell last week to 280,000, continuing the positive momentum for the labor market as the year ends, the Labor Department said Wednesday.

Here Come Initial Jobless Claims...

At 8:30 a.m. ET, we'll get the latest weekly tally of initial weekly jobless claims. Economists estimate the claims climbed to 290,000 from 289,000 a week ago. "The four-week moving average of initial claims has been below the 300k threshold...Show More Summary

US Oil Rig Count Tumbles Most In Over 5 Years,"Demand From Oilfield Customers Dropping Rapidly"

"Unequivocally" not good. Following last week's surge in initial jobless claims for 'Shale' states, Baker Hughes confirms rig counts continue to tumble. The last two weeks have seen the total US rig count fall the most since 2009 (and Canada down 9.3% this week alone). Show More Summary

Jobless claims drop as economy strengthens

Initial jobless claims fell more than expected last week, underscoring an improved labor market.

US jobless claims fall for fourth week in row

last weekNews : The Raw Story

New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits fell last week, sticking to a downward trend as the labor market strengthens. Initial jobless claims, a sign of the pace of layoffs, totaled 289,000 in the week ending December 13, down by 6,000 from the previous week, according to government...

U.S. Jobless Claims Point To Firmer Labor Market

WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped by 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 289,000 for the week ended Dec. Show More Summary

Here Come Initial Jobless Claims... (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

At 8:30 a.m. ET, we'll get the latest weekly tally of initial unemployment insurance claims. Economists estimate the weekly jobless claims climbed to 295,000 from 294,000 a week ago. "The four-week moving average of initial claims has...Show More Summary

Here Come Jobless Claims...

At 8:30 a.m. ET, we'll get the latest weekly tally of initial unemployment insurance claims. Economists estimate the level of claims were flat at 297,000. Click Here For Live Updates » Join the conversation about this story »

Weekly jobless claims fall to 297,000 as firms reduced planned layoffs

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Initial jobless claims fell back below 300,000 last week as companies sharply reduced planned layoffs in November in a positive sign for the labor market ahead of the monthly jobs report.

Initial Jobless Claims Miss For 4th Week In Row

After last week's jerk higher (now revised even higher to 314k), this week saw a modest 17k drop to 297k (magically back below the 300k Maginot Line) but still missed expectations. Obviously, initial claims still linger near 14 year lows but the smoother 4 week average rose around 5k to 299k. Show More Summary

Here Comes Initial Jobless Claims... (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

The weekly report on initial jobless claims is set for release at the bottom of the hour. Expectations are for claims to total 295,000, down from last week's 313,000. Last week's report missed expectations, and also showed the four-week...Show More Summary

Economic Statistics for 26 Nov 14

The MBA reports that mortgage applications fell -4.3% last week, with purchases down -10.0% and refis down -4.0%. Initial weekly jobless claims rose 21,000 to 313,000. The 4-week average rose 6,250 to 294,000X. Continuing claims fell 17,000 to 2.316 million. October durable goods orders rose 0.4%, almost entirely on a 45.3% increase in defense aircraft orders, without which, […]

Jobless Claims "Surge"

Today's release of initial jobless claims for the latest week came in higher than expected, surpassing 300K for the first time in eleven weeks. While economists were expecting first time claims to come in at a seasonally adjusted level of 288K, the actual reading came in at 313K - an increase of 21K from last week's level. Show More Summary

Initial Jobless Claims Jump

Initial jobless claims rose to 313,000 last week. Expectations were for the report to show claims fall down to 288,000, from the previous week's 291,000. The four-week moving average of claims rose to 294,000, up from 287,500 last week. The...Show More Summary

Initial Jobless Claims Spikes Above 300k To 3-Month Highs, Biggest Miss In 11 Months

Having trended gradually higher for the last 5 weeks (missing expectations for 4 of them), initial jobless claims printed an uncomfortable 313k (against expectations of a 288k print - the biggest miss in over 11 months) pushing to its worst level in 3 months. Show More Summary

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise Above 300,000 Last Week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits last week rose to the highest level since September, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a firming labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 21,000 to a seasonally adjusted 313,000 for the week ended Nov. Show More Summary

Here Comes The Initial Jobless Claims...

The latest report for weekly initial jobless claims is set to be released at 8:30 AM. Expectations are for the report to show claims fall down to 288,000, from last week's 291,000. Last week, expectations were for the report to showShow More Summary

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