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US jobless claims jump

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 21:25

New claims, which indicate the pace of layoffs, rose to 348,000 in the week to January 25, up 19,000 from the previous week`s revised figure of 329,000.

Dollar near seven-week low as China trade data, Fed uncertainty hurt

Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 09:09

Traders say the dollar's precipitous fall also reflected uncertainty on how soon the Federal Reserve will start reducing its stimulus, which prompted investors to unwind some of their bullish dollar bets.

US job market takes a break after hiring binge

Last Updated: Saturday, April 07, 2012, 09:37

The US job market took a breather in March after its best hiring stretch since the Great Recession.

US hiring slows amid uncertainty about economy

Last Updated: Friday, April 06, 2012, 22:38

The US job market slowed in March as companies hit the brakes on hiring amid uncertainty about the economy's growth prospects.

US job market still weak despite gains: Bernanke

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 09:15

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke says the US job market remains weak despite three months of strong hiring and that the Federal Reserve's existing policies will help boost economic growth.