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Fewer Americans Than Forecast File for Unemployment Benefits

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Fewer Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, with applications hovering just above a four-decade low, a Labor Department report showed April 13.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
April 13, 2017
Business

Job Openings in US Climbed in February to a Seven-Month High

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U.S. job openings climbed in February to a seven-month high, signaling a resilient labor market, a Labor Department report showed April 11.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
April 11, 2017
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Jobless Claims Decline to a Five-Week Low of 234,000

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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined to a five-week low, highlighting a resilient job market, a Labor Department report showed April 6.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
April 6, 2017
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Claims for Jobless Benefits Increase to Seven-Week High

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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose to a seven-week high, representing a departure from other data showing a solid labor market.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
March 23, 2017
Business

Fewer Americans Filed Claims Last Week for Jobless Benefits

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Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, underscoring a sturdy job market.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
March 16, 2017
Business

Labor Market in US Is Getting Better by Almost Any Measure

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America’s labor market might not be as great yet as President Trump wants, but by almost any measure, it’s getting better.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
March 10, 2017
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Jobless Claims Rebounded Last Week From Four-Decade Low

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Applications for U.S. jobless benefits rebounded last week from a 44-year low, returning to a range that still shows strength in the labor market.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
March 9, 2017
Business

Initial Jobless Claims Drop to Lowest in Almost 44 Years

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The fewest Americans in almost 44 years filed applications to collect unemployment benefits last week, indicating the job market continues to power forward.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
March 2, 2017
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Claims for Jobless Benefits Point to Firm Job Market

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The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased last week, while staying within a range that shows subdued firings.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
February 23, 2017
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Fewer Americans Than Forecast File for Unemployment Insurance

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Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications last week for unemployment benefits, underscoring a vibrant labor market.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
February 16, 2017

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