March 31, 2011 There were 6,000 fewer first-time claims for unemployment insurance last week,the Employment and Training Administration says.
March 24, 2011 While the news on unemployment insurance was positive, the data on orders weren't.
March 17, 2011 Higher food and energy costs pushed prices up the most for any month since mid-2009. Meanwhile, claims for jobless benefits have declined in three of the past four weeks.
March 10, 2011 Some of the increase may be because claims had been pushed down the previous week because of holidays.
February 24, 2011 They aren't yet at a level signalling consistent growth in employment, though.
February 17, 2011 Over the past year, prices were up 1.6 percent.
February 10, 2011 The number of Americans who filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance declined by 36,000 last week from the week before, to 383,000.
February 3, 2011 There were 42,000 fewer first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits last week than in the week before, the Employment and Training Administration says.
January 27, 2011 Though other signs have been pointing to an economy that's slowly recovering, these latest indicators reinforce the sluggish nature of that growth.
January 20, 2011 There were 404,000 first-time claims for the benefits last week, down by 37,000 from 441,000 the week before.
January 6, 2011 There were 409,000 first-time claims for jobless benefits last week, 18,000 more than the week before, the Employment and Training Administration says.
December 30, 2010 The number of Americans signing up for benefits dropped by 34,000, to a seasonally adjusted 388,000. It's the lowest level since July 2008.
November 10, 2010 An estimated 435,000 people filed first-time claims for jobless benefits last week, down by 24,000 from the previous week.
September 16, 2010 Though there are many other economic indicators pointing to continued tough times, these indicators offer at least a bit of less-than-bad news.
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