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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Higher Unemployment Rate Looms as the Fed Fights Inflation

Higher Unemployment Rate Looms as the Fed Fights Inflation

This post was originally published on this siteCentral-bank officials are beginning to signal that higher unemployment rates might be a necessary consequence of their efforts to damp inflation by raising interest rates.

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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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U.S. Jobless Benefits Fell Last Week

U.S. Jobless Benefits Fell Last Week

This post was originally published on this siteInitial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs, fell to 200,000 last week, marking four months of historically low claims in a tight U.S. labor market.

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Jobless Claims Dropped Last Week, Remain Near Historic Lows

Jobless Claims Dropped Last Week, Remain Near Historic Lows

This post was originally published on this siteInitial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs, decreased to 210,000 last week and remain near 2019 prepandemic levels, when the job market was also historically tight.

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U.S. Job Growth Was Sturdy in April, Economists Forecast

U.S. Job Growth Was Sturdy in April, Economists Forecast

This post was originally published on this siteEconomists estimate the U.S. economy posted a payroll gain of 400,000 in April, despite rising interest rates, jittery stock markets and growing fears of a slowdown.

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Jobless claims rise after hitting lowest level since 1968

Jobless claims rise after hitting lowest level since 1968

This post was originally published on this siteNew weekly applications for jobless aid rose last week after reaching the lowest level since 1968, according to data released Thursday by the Labor Department. In the week ending April 9, seasonally adjusted initial claims for unemployment insurance totaled 185,000, up 18,000 from...

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Jobless claims fall to 166K, lowest level since 1968

Jobless claims fall to 166K, lowest level since 1968

This post was originally published on this site New weekly claims for unemployment insurance fell to the lowest level since 1968 at the end of March, according to data released Thursday by the Labor Department. In the week ending April 2, the seasonally adjusted total of new claims for jobless...

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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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