U.S. Jobless Claims Remained Low Last Week

U.S. Jobless Claims Remained Low Last Week

This post was originally published on this siteInitial jobless claims decreased to 229,000 last week as employers continued to avoid layoffs in a still-tight labor market.

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U.S. Jobless Claims Rise Above Prepandemic Average

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise Above Prepandemic Average

This post was originally published on this siteWorkers filed 229,000 jobless claims last week, the largest total since January, adding to signs the labor market could be cooling a bit.

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Jobless Claims Edge Higher Amid Tight Labor Market

Jobless Claims Edge Higher Amid Tight Labor Market

This post was originally published on this siteNew applications for unemployment benefits, a proxy for layoffs, rose 14,000 last week, indicating a strong labor market in which employers are holding on to their workers.

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Jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1969

Jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1969

This post was originally published on this siteNew weekly applications for jobless aid fell to the lowest seasonally adjusted level since September 1969 last week, according to data released Thursday by the Labor Department.In the week ending March 19, initial claims for unemployment insurance…

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U.S. Jobless Claims Fall Amid Tight Labor Market

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall Amid Tight Labor Market

This post was originally published on this siteInitial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs, fell to a seasonally adjusted 232,000 last week, as Covid-19 cases continued to decline.

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Low Jobless Claims Reflect High Demand For Labor, Economists Say

Low Jobless Claims Reflect High Demand For Labor, Economists Say

This post was originally published on this siteNew filings for unemployment benefits are estimated to have declined in the final week of January.

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Economists Expect Jobless Claims to Remain at Low Levels

Economists Expect Jobless Claims to Remain at Low Levels

This post was originally published on this siteThe Omicron surge is disrupting businesses, but the latest weekly report on Initial claims for unemployment benefits isn’t expected to end a stretch of very low numbers.

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Jobless claims tick up to 207K for final week of 2021

Jobless claims tick up to 207K for final week of 2021

This post was originally published on this siteNew claims for jobless aid ticked higher in the final week of 2021, according to data released Thursday by the Labor Department.In the week ending Dec. 31, seasonally adjusted new applications for unemployment insurance totaled 207,000, rising by 7,…

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Initial jobless claims flat for the week

Initial jobless claims flat for the week

This post was originally published on this siteInitial unemployment claims were unchanged last week, amid questions about the omicron variant’s impact on the job market, the Department of Labor said Thursday.Seasonally adjusted initial claims for unemployment insurance were 205,000 for the week…

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Jobless Claims Trending Near Historic Lows Despite Omicron Concerns

Jobless Claims Trending Near Historic Lows Despite Omicron Concerns

This post was originally published on this siteEconomists estimate new unemployment applications in the week ended Dec. 18 held just above a five-decade low, but say layoffs could pick up in the weeks ahead.

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