June 30, 2011 There were 428,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance, a decrease of just 1,000 from the previous week, the Employment and Training Administration says.
June 23, 2011 They continue to run at a pace well above the level normally associated with a healthy economy.
June 16, 2011 The number of first-time claims for unemployment insurance fell by 16,000 last week. Meanwhile, housing starts rose by 3.5 percent in May from April.
June 9, 2011 There were 427,000 first-time claims for jobless benefits, the Employment and Training Administration says.
June 2, 2011 There were 422,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance, vs. 428,000 the week before. Meanwhile, retailers say sales were hurt in May by bad weather and anxiety over rising food and gas prices.
May 26, 2011 There were 424,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance, and the increase is a sign that the labor market remains sluggish.
May 12, 2011 A trio of economic indicators add to the economic puzzle.
May 5, 2011 At 474,000, claims were at an eight-month high. Meanwhile, General Motors said it earned $3.2 billion in the first quarter.
April 28, 2011 The growth rate slowed from fourth-quarter 2010's 3.1 percent pace. Meanwhile, the number of people filing first-time claims for jobless benefits rose by 25,000 last week.
April 21, 2011 There were 403,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance last week, the Employment and Training Administration reports.
April 14, 2011 Claims for jobless benefits rose after two weeks' worth of declines. Wholesale prices were pushed higher by rising energy costs.
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.
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