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In the four-week period ending May 16, the average number of jobless claims decreased to 266,250, a 15-year low, according to a Labor Department report released Thursday. Bloomberg notes that the decrease in the average number of Americans who filed …
The Week Magazine · 17 hours ago
There were 423,000 first-time claims filed the week ending September 17th, but economists were forecasting that number to be around 418,000. Except for one week, initial claims have been above 400,000 since the beginning of April. The national …
WJHG · 9/22/2011
New claims for unemployment benefits rose 4,000 in the week ended April 13, to 352,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The 4-week moving average was 361,250, up 2,750 from the previous week's revised average of 358,500. Stock index futures …
archive.ksdk.com · 4/18/2013
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Each Thursday morning, economic commentators get excited about new data for initial unemployment claims. Today, for example, we learned that number was 450,000 -- the lowest number since early July. But what does this number really mean? And how …
The Atlantic · 9/16/2010
And weekly unemployment claims have been below 400,000 in nine of the past 10 weeks. That's a "clear indication that the pace of layoffs has slowed," said Steven Wood, chief economist at Insight Economics. Applications typically soar in the first two …
FOX News · 1/12/2012
WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits dropped for a second straight week last week, unwinding some of the storm-related surge, which has muddled the labor market picture. Initial claims
jobs.aol.com · 11/29/2012
The advance number of actual initial claims under state programs, unadjusted, totaled 536,588 in the week ending May 16, a decrease of 33,824 from the previous week. There were 319,694 initial claims in the comparable week in 2008. The advance …
Credit Unions Online · 5/21/2009
WASHINGTON (AP) — The job market is healthier than at any time since the end of the Great Recession. The number of people filing for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest since May 2008, a sign that the waves of corporate layoffs that have ...
Yahoo News · ByChristopher S. Rugaber · 12/15/2011
Florida Sen. Bill Nelson recently called for a federal probe of Florida’s new $63 million processing system for unemployment claims in the state, which has reportedly been making it very difficult for people who recently lost their job to claim ...
Florida Center for Investigative Reporting · 11/4/2013
It took a month before the state Employment Development Department said it got a handle on about 124,000 backlogged unemployment benefits claim after a computer upgrade inadvertently halted payments. Now another problem: Thousands of Californians …
Los Angeles Times · ByRicardo Lopez · 10/9/2013