jobless

Business

Weekly Jobless Claims Numbers Indicate Job Market Remains Healthy

Matthew Busch/Bloomberg News

Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits in the week ended Aug. 13, indicating the U.S. job market remains healthy.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
August 18, 2016
Business

Jobless Claims Signal Firings Remain Historically Low

Tim Boyle/Getty Images

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose the week ended July 30 to a level that still underscores health in the labor market.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
August 4, 2016
Business

Jobless Claims Climb From a Three-Month Low

Matthew Busch/Bloomberg News

The number of Americans who filed for unemployment benefits in the week ended July 23 rose from a three-month low, consistent with the Federal Reserve’s view of a stronger job market.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
July 28, 2016
Business

Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Decline to Three-Month Low

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

The number of applications for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, reaching a three-month low, indicating the labor market remains steady.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
July 21, 2016
Business

Jobless Claims Hold at Lowest Level Since Mid-April

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

The number of applications for U.S. unemployment benefits last week held at the lowest level since mid-April, further evidence of a strong labor market.

Lisa Du | Bloomberg News
July 14, 2016
Business

Trucking Loses 6,300 Jobs in June as Overall Hiring Rises

John Sommers II for TT

Trucking lost 6,300 jobs in June as overall hiring increased by 287,000, the Labor Department reported July 8.

July 8, 2016
Business

Fewest Americans Since Mid-April File for Unemployment Benefits

Craig Warga/Bloomberg News

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly declined last week to the lowest level since mid-April, signaling labor market stability amid a shaky global economy.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
July 7, 2016
Business

Jobless Claims Increased by 10,000 Last Week to 268,000

Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits during the week ended June 25 rose to a level that’s still consistent with steady improvement in the labor market.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
June 30, 2016
Business

Jobless Claims Declined More Than Forecast Last Week

Matthew Busch/Bloomberg News

Fewer Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, adding to evidence that the labor market is healthy and stable.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
June 23, 2016
Business

Initial Jobless Claims Increased More Than Forecast Last Week

COD Newsroom/Flickr

Jobless claims increased more than expected last week, reflecting a jump in California that otherwise masked steady progress in the U.S. labor market.

June 16, 2016

Pages