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Here come initial jobless claims...

The latest data on initial jobless claims will be out at 8:30 a.m. ET. Economists expect that claims trickled down slightly to 275,000, according to the Bloomberg consensus. Last week, claims fell less than expected to 278,000. Notably,...Show More Summary

Initial jobless claims fell less than expected

Initial jobless claims fell to 278,000, beating economists’ expectations of 275,000. Jobless claims have remained below the 300,000 threshold for 63 straight weeks. The 4-week moving average was 275,750, an increase of 7,500 from the previous week’s unrevised average of 268,250, according to Bloomberg. Show More Summary

Drop in U.S. jobless claims bolsters hopes of economic rebound

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment aid fell from a 14-month high last week, the latest sign that the economy was regaining speed after stumbling in the first quarter. Initial claims for state unemployment...Show More Summary

Initial Jobless Claims Worse Than Expected, Near 3-Month Highs

Following the last two weeks' dramatic surge in initial jobless claims it was expected that a pull back would occur and it did but the last week's 278k print is still worse than expected - the third weekly miss in a row (the first time since January). Show More Summary

Initial jobless claims fell less than expected

Initial jobless claims fell less than expected. Claims fell to 278,000, below economists' expectations of a drop to 275,000, according to Bloomberg. Notably, jobless c laims have no w been below the 300,000 threshold for 6 3 straight...Show More Summary

Economic Statistics for 12 May 16

April import prices rose 0.3%, and export prices rose 0.5%. On a year-over-year basis prices are down -5.7% for imports and -5.0% for exports. Initial weekly jobless claims rose 20,000 to 294,000. The 4-week average rose 10,250 to 268,250. Continuing claims rose 31,000 to 2.161 million. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index fell -0.3 points to […]

Initial Jobless Claims Soar Most In 11 Years To 15-Month Highs

The last great hope indicator of the bullish narrative appears to have broken as today's initial jobless claims soars 20k to 294k - the highest since Feb 2015. Seemingly confirming the dismal payroll print, one can only wonder how long before this catches 'down' to the weakness in PMI/ISM survey employment data and the hard macro data. Show More Summary

Here come initial jobless claims ...

The latest weekly numbers on initial jobless claims are due at 8:30 a.m. ET. Economists forecast that first-time filings for jobless claims totaled 270,000 last week, according to Bloomberg. That would be down from a spike in the prior...Show More Summary

Here come initial jobless claims ...

The latest weekly data on initial jobless claims are set for release at 8:30 a.m. ET. Economists forecast that first-time filings for unemployment insurance totaled 260,000 last week, up from 257,000 in the prior period. Claims are still...Show More Summary

A "Recovery" Paradox: Job Cuts In 2016 Are Highest Since 2009 As Initial Jobless Claims Tumble

The paradoxical divergence between the government's data on initial jobless claims, which in just over half an hour is expected to print at or close to another multi-decade low, and the actual number of layoff announcements by employers...Show More Summary

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 4.29.16

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events for the week ending April 29, 2016: Positives: 1) Initial jobless claims totaled 257k, 2k less than expected and off last week’s 248k which was the lowest since 1973. The 4 week average moves downShow More Summary

Why 'Good' Jobs Matter (In 1 Recovery-Crushing Chart)

Initial jobless claims continue to hover at 43 year lows, suggesting that everything is awesome in America - just ask President Obama. So why is US GDP not growing at 3.0%-plus as the 'models' would suggest? Simple - because job 'quality'...Show More Summary

Here come initial jobless claims...

The latest data on initial jobless claims will be out at 8:30 a.m. ET. Economists expect that claims rose slightly to 259,000, according to Bloomberg. Last week claims unexpectedly fell to 247,000, reaching the lowest level since November...Show More Summary

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events April 22nd 2016

Succinct Summations for the week ending April 22nd 2016: Positives: 1. Initial jobless claims fell to 247k — the lowest level since 1973! The 4-week average is down to 260.5k. Continuing claims fell to the lowest since 2000. 2. Existing...Show More Summary

Initial jobless claims are at their lowest level since 1973

Initial jobless claims unexpectedly fell to 247,000. That's a decrease of 6,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 253,000. This is the lowest level for claims since November 24, 1973. Economists were expecting claims to rise...Show More Summary

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 4.15.16

Succinct Summations for the week ending April 15th 2016 Positives: Initial jobless claims came in at 253k, down from 267k previously. S. and global stocks finished the week higher. CPI rose 0.1% m/o/m and 0.9% y/o/y. Core inflation rose 0.1% m/o/m. Show More Summary

Economic Statistics for 14 Apr 16

Consumer prices rose 0.1% in March, both at the headline and core rate. On a year-over-year basis, the CPI is up 0.9% overall, and 2.2% less food and energy. Initial weekly jobless claims fell 13,000 to 253,000. The 4-week average fell 1,500 to 265,000. Continuing claims fell 18,000 to 2.171 million. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort […]

Initial jobless claims fall to the lowest level since 1973

Initial jobless claims unexpectedly fell to 253,000. Economists were expecting claims to rise slightly to 270,000, according to Bloomberg. The previous week's data was revised down to 266,000. The 4-week moving average was 265,000, a...Show More Summary

Economic Statistics for 7 Apr 16

Chain stores that reported sales today are reporting weaker sales for March than February. Initial weekly jobless claims fell 9,000 to 267,000. The 4-week average rose 3,500 to 266,750. Continuing claims rose 19,000 to 2.191 million. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index fell -0.2 points to 42.6 in the latest week. The Fed’s balance sheet rose $1.2 billion […]

US jobless claims fall even as economic growth slows

The number of Americans who filed for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week. Initial state unemployment claims benefits were down 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 267,000 for the week ended April 2. Economists had predicted that jobless claims would fall to 270,000 last week. Show More Summary

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