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.
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.