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US jobless claims trend at lowest since 1973

US jobless claims trend at lowest since 1973

The Labor Department said initial jobless claims, a sign of the level of layoffs, fell by 18,000 to 259,000 in the week ending June 18. The prior week`s level was unrevised at 277,000.

Fed rate hike backed by strong US jobs report

The US economy pumped out 211,000 new jobs last month.

US unemployment rate holds at 5.0% on solid job creation

The US economy pumped out 211,000 new jobs in November.

US job growth fades in September; jobless rate 5.1%

US job growth fades in September; jobless rate 5.1%

The US job market faltered in September and hiring in prior months was slower than thought, the Labour Department said today in a report pointing to a slowing economy.

US jobless claims drop; imported inflation remains weak

The U.S. labor market appeared to gain momentum in early September as fewer Americans filed for weekly unemployment benefits, but weak inflation pressures may complicate the Federal Reserve`s decision whether to raise interest rates.

US unemployment falls to 5.1%, lowest since April 2008

The US economy generated a lower-than-expected 173,000 new jobs in August, the government reported Friday, but upward revisions to previous months` data sweetened the picture for hiring across the country.

US jobless claims fall

New claims for US unemployment benefits fell last week, the government said Thursday in a report adding further evidence of a tightening labor market.

Oil prices edge higher

Oil prices edged higher Tuesday as a weaker dollar offset disappointing manufacturing data out of top energy consumer China, traders said.

US jobless claims push back over 300,000 line

New claims for US unemployment insurance jumped last week to back above the 300,000 line, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

US jobless claims plunge 14%

New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits plunged to the lowest level in nearly 15 years last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

US jobless claims fall for fourth week in row

New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits fell last week, sticking to a downward trend as the labor market strengthens.

US jobless claims rise

The four-week moving average of claims rose by 6,250 to 294,000, compared with 334,750 a year ago.

US unemployment falls to 5.8% in October

The unemployment rate fell one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.8 percent, its lowest level since July 2008.

US jobless claims drop to lowest level in 14 years

Initial claims dropped by 23,000 to 264,000 in the week ending October 11, an eight percent decline from the previous week.

US jobless claims fall

New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits fell last week, fresh evidence of improvement in the jobs market, official data released Thursday showed.

US jobless claims rise to 6-week high

Initial claims for US unemployment insurance benefits rose to a six-week high last week but the overall trend continued to show a tightening labor market, government data showed Thursday.

Gold price today: Latest updates

Gold prices slipped by Rs 20 to Rs 28,350 per ten gram at Delhi bullion market Tuesday due to slackened demand at existing levels.

Gold price today: Latest updates

Gold prices settled lower by Rs 82 to Rs 27,800 per ten grams in futures trade Thursday.

Wall St Week Ahead: Double-digit profit growth may return in Q2

With all the hoopla over the Dow topping 17,000 out of the way, the market`s next focus will be whether the fast-approaching earnings season can justify U.S. stocks climbing further into record territory.

Dow pops above 17,000, S&P 500 at record as jobs jump

Wall Street`s holiday-shortened session ended with multiple records on Thursday, with the Dow topping 17,000 for the first time after the June jobs report came in much stronger than expected.