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Key Words: ‘Far more extreme than anything we’ve ever seen, including the worst weeks of the Great Recession’ — economist gasps as U.S. jobless claims jump 3,000% in 3 weeks

‘This kind of upending of the labor market in such a short time is unheard of.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 2nd, 2020

U.S. Jobless Claims Fell Last Week

The number of Americans claiming new unemployment benefits fell last week for the third time in four weeks, signaling continued health in the labor market......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 19th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. jobless claims rise for first time in four weeks

Initial jobless claims, a tool to measure U.S. layoffs, rose in late June but remained near the lowest level in decades. New claims climbed by 9,000 to 227,000 in the week ended June 23......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims rise over 2 million again but data offer glimmer of hope

Initial claims for U.S. jobless benefits rose by more than 2 million for the tenth straight week, but the drop in continued claims show some people are finding work, the Labor Department said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2020

U.S. initial jobless claims rise 2.12 million in latest week while continuing claims decline

The Labor Department said 2.12 million unemployed Americans applied for state unemployment benefits in the week ended May 23, the Labor Department said Thursday. That's down from 2.4 million in the prior we.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2020

Why jobless claims are so much higher in these 3 states

During the past seven weeks, more than 30% of the March labor force in Kentucky, Hawaii and Georgia filed initial claims for unemployment benefits......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 8th, 2020

Stocks rise on hopes for a recovery even as jobless claims climb to 33M over seven weeks

U.S. stocks rose Thursday as more states and countries start to ease restrictions on business, raising hopes for an economic recovery following a historic plunge due to the coronavirus pandemic.    &#.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 7th, 2020

Weekly jobless claims top 30 million over past 6 weeks

First-time filings for unemployment insurance hit 3.84 million last week as the wave of economic pain continues, though the worst appears to be in the past. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 30th, 2020

Weekly jobless claims top 30 million over past 6 weeks

First-time filings for unemployment insurance hit 3.84 million last week as the wave of economic pain continues, though the worst appears to be in the past. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 30th, 2020

Jobless claims climb to 30 million in six weeks as COVID-19 layoffs continue to rise

A record-breaking number of Americans filed for unemployment over six weeks as the coronavirus pandemic co.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 30th, 2020

Jobless claims may reach 30 million in six weeks as COVID-19 layoffs continue to soar

Economists estimate the Labor Department will report that 3.5 million Americans filed initial applications for unemplo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 29th, 2020

Over 26 million file for jobless claims

The 26.5 million jobless claims filed in the last five weeks wiped out the 22 million jobs created during the nearly decade-long employment boom. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 23rd, 2020

Arizona jobless claims dip slightly, but unemployment isn"t abating

WASHINGTON – After three weeks of record-breaking unemployment filings, jobless claims for the state and the nation dipped slightly last week, but they were still in what one economist called “shockingly high” territory. Arizona recorded 95.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2020

Stocks rise as Trump prepares reopening of America details

The Labor Department reported Initial jobless claims totaling 5.25 million for the week through April 11......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 16th, 2020

US weekly jobless claims hit 5.2 million, wiping out all jobs created since the Great Recession in just 4 weeks

Andrew Kelly/Reuters The Labor D.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2020

U.S. jobless claims exceed six million for second week in a row

A staggering 16.8 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits in the last three weeks, with weekly new claims topping 6 million for the second straight time last week as the novel coronavirus outbreak relentlessly savages the economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 9th, 2020

U.S. jobless claims top 6 million for second straight week

A staggering 16.8 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits in the last three weeks, with weekly new claims topping 6 million for the second straight time last week as the novel coronavirus outbreak relentlessly savages the economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 9th, 2020

U.S. jobless claims top six million for second straight week

A staggering 16.8 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits in the last three weeks, with weekly new claims topping 6 million for the second straight time last week as the novel coronavirus outbreak relentlessly savages the economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 9th, 2020

Metals Stocks: Gold extends rise after another surge in jobless claims

Gold futures gained ground Thursday, adding to an advance after another large jump in first-time jobless claims......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 2nd, 2020

Futures rise after selloff, weekly jobless number awaited

U.S. stock index futures climbed on Thursday, a day after Wall Street recorded its steepest fall in two weeks on intensifying coronavirus fears, with investors on edge ahead of another expected jump in weekly jobless claims......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 2nd, 2020