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U.S. “Initial Jobless Claims Tumble To Fresh 50 Year Lows”

“The last time this few Americans sought the help of government after losing a job was in November 1969. Initial Jobless Claims tumbled another 5K from the prior week’s revised 197K to just 192K: the second consecutive sub-200K print in … Continue reading

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“US weekly jobless claims drop to the lowest level since 1969”

“The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits dropped to a more than 49-year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength despite slowing economic growth. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted … Continue reading

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“U.S. Jobless Claims Fall for Fourth Consecutive Week”

“The number of Americans filing applications for new unemployment benefits fell for the fourth straight week in mid-June, signaling continued strength in the labor market. Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs across the U.S., declined by 3,000 to a … Continue reading

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Good News: “Jobless Claims Remain Near 48-Year Low”

“Initial claims for state unemployment benefits came in at a seasonally adjusted 211,000 for the week ended May 5, according to a Labor Department report released Thursday. That was unchanged from the week prior. Claims dropped to 209,000 during the … Continue reading

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Good News: “U.S. jobless claims plunge to 49-year low of 210,000”

” The rate of layoffs as measured by U.S. jobless claims fell to the lowest level since 1969, reflecting the strongest labor market since the end of the dotcom boom nearly two decades ago. Initial U.S. jobless claims fell by … Continue reading

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Good News: “Jobless claims plunge to 222,000, second-lowest mark in decades”

“New applications for unemployment benefits dropped 7,000 to 222,000 in the second full week of February, the Department of Labor reported Thursday, the second-lowest mark of the recovery and a good sign for the economy… “In short, claims remain historically … Continue reading

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“US jobless claims unexpectedly fall as job market strengthens”

“The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a tightening labor market and strengthening economy at the start of the year… Economists polled by Reuters had forecast claims rising to 238,000 in the latest … Continue reading

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