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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

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

Jobless claims off seven-month high

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The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week from a seven-month high, pointing to continued improvement in labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 307,000 for the week ended Jan. Show More Summary

Jobless Claims Over 300k For 3rd Week, Spike In Shale States

Not "unambiguously good" as Shale states see initial jobless claims spiking. Overall initial jobless claims missed expectations for the 4th week in a row, holding above 300k for the 3d week in a row (for the first time since July). At 307k, this week's print is below last week's but well above the 300k expectation. Show More Summary

Initial Jobless Claims Fall (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

Initial jobless claims fell to 307,000 last week from a revised level of 317,000 the prior week. This was higher than expected, however. Expectations were for claims to total 300,000, down from last week's 316,000. Last week's report...Show More Summary

Economic Statistics for 15 Jan 15

Initial weekly jobless claims rose 19,000 to 316,000. The 4-week average rose 6,750 to 298,000. Continuing claims fell 51,000 to 2.424 million. Producer Prices for Final Demand fell -0.3% in December. Prices less food and energy rose 0.3%, while prices less food, energy, and trade services rose 0.1%. Prices for goods declined -1.2% while prices for services rose 0.2%. […]

Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jump 19,000 to four-month high

Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jumped last week to their highest level in four months, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Initial Jobless Claims Surge Above 300k, Highest Since June 2014

Tumbling retail sales and now surging jobless claims... perhaps the "low oil is awesome" narrative is not true after all. Initial Jobless claims surged to 316k (smashing expectations of 290k) and has not been higher since June 2014. The BLS reports no unusual activity - so economists can't hust shrug this one off. Show More Summary

Initial Jobless Expectedly Jump

Initial jobless jumps to 316,000 from 294,000 the prior week. Expectations were for jobless claims to fall to 290,000. Last week's report also missed expectations. Join the conversation about this story »

U.S. Jobless Claims Dip, Point To Firming Labor Market

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, adding to signs of a strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped by 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 294,000 for the week ended Jan. 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 the bottom of the hour. Expectations are for claims to come in at 290,000, down from last week's 298,000. Last week's report missed expectations. Thursday's claims number...Show More Summary

Economic Statistics for 31 Dec 14

Initial weekly jobless claims rose 17,000 to 298,000. The 4-week average rose 500 to 290,750. Continuing claims fell 53,000 to 2.353  million. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index fell -0.4 points to 42.7 in the latest week. The NAR’s Pending Home Sales index rose 0.8 points in November, to 104.8. The Chicago Purchasing Managers Index  fell -2.5 points to […]

Initial Jobless Claims Rise 17k, End 2014 At Same Level As In July

It appears the glorious trend of decling initial jobless claims has run its course. For the last 5 months, initial claims have oscillated around the crucial-to-the-narrative 300k level - breaking the constant downtrend of the last 4-5 years. Show More Summary

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

Good morning! It's New Year's Eve morning here in New York City, and at the bottom of the hour we will get 2014's final initial jobless claims report. Expectations are for claims to total 290,000, up slightly from last week's 280,000. Initial...Show More Summary

Six Issues for the Last Week of 2014

The recent string of US economic data showed not only an upward revision in Q3 GDP to 5%, but also strong consumption data, rising confidence and continued improvement in the labor market (weekly initial jobless claims).

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

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