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Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest Since November

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Applications for unemployment benefits in the United States declined last week to an almost three-month low, echoing a vibrant job market.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 9, 2017
Business

Filings for Jobless Benefits Fell to 246,000 Last Week

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Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, marking 100 straight weeks of claims below 300,000. That’s the longest streak since 1970 and indicates a healthy job market.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 2, 2017
Business

Jobless Claims Rise to Four-Week High Amid Holiday Volatility

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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose more than forecast last week amid holiday-related volatility, while remaining low by historical standards.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
January 26, 2017
Business

Filings for US Jobless Benefits Near Lowest Since 1970s

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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell to near the lowest level since the 1970s, consistent with a still-improving labor market, a Labor Department report showed Jan. 19 in Washington.

January 19, 2017
Business

Applications for US Jobless Benefits Rise Less Than Expected

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Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, showing a healthy job market at the start of 2017.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
January 12, 2017
Business

Job Openings Increase in November as Hiring Advances

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Job openings ticked up in November as hiring expanded, signaling steady growth in U.S. employment, a Labor Department report showed Jan. 10.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
January 10, 2017
Business

Americans See Enduring Wage Gains as Labor Market Tightens

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After six straight years of annual job gains topping 2 million, America’s labor market is as tight as ever, and it’s entering the next phase: an enduring pickup in wages.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
January 6, 2017
Business

Jobless Claims Fall to Eight-Week Low Amid Holidays

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Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined to the lowest level in eight weeks, showing volatility typical around the holiday period.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
January 5, 2017
Business

Jobless Claims Increased to Six-Month High Last Week

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The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose more than expected to a six-month high last week, potentially reflecting seasonal swings in a still-healthy labor market.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
December 22, 2016
Business

Jobless Claims Decrease to Lowest Level in Three Weeks

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Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, validating the Federal Reserve’s view of a vigorous labor market.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
December 15, 2016

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