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Weekly Jobless Claims Fall For Second Straight Week

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall For Second Straight Week

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits falls for a second week last week. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall in Positive Sign for Labor Market

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall in Positive Sign for Labor Market

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in nearly a month, a hopeful sign for the labor market. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise to Near 9-Month High

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise to Near 9-Month High

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level in nearly nine months. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Surge, Erasing Prior Weeks' Declines

Weekly Jobless Claims Surge, Erasing Prior Weeks' Declines

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose sharply last week, reversing the prior three weeks declines. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall for Third Straight Week

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall for Third Straight Week

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, a hopeful sign for the labor market recovery. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Fall Last Week

Weekly Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Fall Last Week

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, offering signs of a steady improvement in the labor market. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop to Lowest Level in 2 Months

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop to Lowest Level in 2 Months

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, suggesting some strengthening of labor market conditions. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to 336,000 in Latest Week

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to 336,000 in Latest Week

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 336,000 last week, bringing applications to pre-recession levels. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Decline by 10,000 in Latest Week

Weekly Jobless Claims Decline by 10,000 in Latest Week

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits declined largely as expected last week. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall Less Than Expected

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall Less Than Expected

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell less than expected last week. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise to 6-Month High

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise to 6-Month High

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits hit a six-month high last week amid a computer glitch in California. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Edge Higher, Still Point to Healing Labor Market

Weekly Jobless Claims Edge Higher, Still Point to Healing Labor Market

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits edged higher last week but remained at pre-recession levels, a signal of growing strength in the labor market. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall; No More Backlog of Unprocessed Claims

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall; No More Backlog of Unprocessed Claims

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week to a near six-year low, a promising sign for the labor market. Read More »

BlackBerry To Lay Off Thousands By End Of Year

BlackBerry To Lay Off Thousands By End Of Year

Since 2011, BlackBerry's share of the smartphone market has slipped from 14% to 3%.

BlackBerry dominance of the smartphone market is in the past. And now it plans to cut 40 percent of its workforce by the end of the year. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise, But Backlog Distorts Data

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise, But Backlog Distorts Data

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose last week, bu getting a clear read on the labor market's health was stifled by a backlog of claims. Read More »

Employers That Cut The Most Jobs Since The Financial Crisis

Employers That Cut The Most Jobs Since The Financial Crisis

These 10 employers have cut nearly a half million jobs in the last five years.

These employers have cut 5.5 percent of the total jobs that have been lost since the beginning of the financial crisis. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall; Reading Clouded by Processing Snafu

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall; Reading Clouded by Processing Snafu

The number of new U.S. jobless claims fell sharply last week but much of the decline appeared due to technical problems in claims processing. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall; 4-Week Average At Pre-Recession Level

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall; 4-Week Average At Pre-Recession Level

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week to a near five-year low, a sign of economic health that could help convince the Federal Reserve to wind down a bond-buying stimulus program. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Dip To Near 5-Year Low

Weekly Jobless Claims Dip To Near 5-Year Low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell as expected last week, suggesting a strengthening in job gains in August after a slight pullback the prior month. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise but Trend Hints at Quicker Hiring

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise but Trend Hints at Quicker Hiring

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week but held close to a six-year low and gave a positive signal for hiring during the month. Read More »

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