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US Jobless Claims Fall Again – Wall Street Journal


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US Jobless Claims Fall Again
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—The number of new applications for jobless benefits dropped again last week and remained near postrecession lows, the latest sign of improvement for the labor market. Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell by 1,000 to a seasonally …
Jobless claims fall for second consecutive weekReuters
Jobless claims inch lower, remain below key thresholdMSNBC
Jobless Claims in U.S. Little Changed as Economy StrengthensBloomberg
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State wrongly denied hundreds of thousands of jobless claims, audit confirms
Los Angeles Times
SACRAMENTO — State employees who process unemployment claims wrongly denied benefits for hundreds of thousands of jobless Californians, a result of a botched system and procedures that caused fired workers to wait months for benefits, a state audit …

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Audit: State's handling of jobless claims hurt hundreds of thousands
Los Angeles Times
California unemployment insurance workers wrongly denied hundreds of thousands of claims for jobless benefits that were overturned later on appeal by administrative judges, a new state audit concluded. As a result, those who lost their jobs were forced …

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Jobless claims fall for second consecutive week – Reuters


Reuters
Jobless claims fall for second consecutive week
Reuters
The jobless claims report showed the number of people still receiving benefits after an initial week of aid increased 25,000 to 2.53 million in the week ended Aug. 16. The so-called continuing claims covered the period the government samples households
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CNBC
US growth races ahead by more than 4 percent as jobless queue shortens
CNBC
A separate report showed the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell for a second straight week last week, underscoring strengthening labor market fundamentals. Gross domestic product expanded at a 4.2 percent annual rate …
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US second-quarter growth strengthens; jobless claims fall againGMA News
Economy in U.S. Expands 4.2%, More Than Previously ForecastBloomberg

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US weekly jobless claims remain low at 298000
MarketWatch
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) – The number of people who applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week remained below 300,000, suggesting little likelihood that a brightening outlook for the labor market will dim anytime soon. Initial claims edged down …

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US Jobless Claims Fall to Levels Not Seen Regularly in Eight Years – Wall Street Journal


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US Jobless Claims Fall to Levels Not Seen Regularly in Eight Years
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—New applications for unemployment benefits fell last week to levels that haven't been seen regularly in eight years, the latest sign of an improving labor market. Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell by 14,000 to a seasonally
US jobless claims fall, bolster labor market outlookReuters
Jobless Claims in U.S. Declined More Than Forecast Last WeekBloomberg
Jobless Claims Fall More Than ExpectedBusiness Insider
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Home and Jobs Data Suggests Momentum
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Sales of existing homes in the United States rose in July to a 10-month high, and the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, signaling strength in the economy early in the third quarter. The growth …


Wall Street Journal (blog)
Why Are Jobless Claims Falling So Fast?
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The number of people filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to 298,000, marking the third time in the last five weeks they have fallen below the 300,000 level. The last time claims were so low was in early 2000 and 2006, at the

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US jobless claims fall, bolster labor market outlook – Reuters


Reuters
US jobless claims fall, bolster labor market outlook
Reuters
Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 298,000 for the week ended Aug. 16, the Labor Department said on Thursday. Claims for the prior week were revised to show 1,000 more applications received than …
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Jobless claims fell 14000 to 298000USA TODAY
Jobless claims drop below key threshold, beat expectationsMSNBC
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Business Recorder
Gold hits session lows after US jobless claims fall below 300000
Investing.com
Investing.com – Gold futures extended losses to hit the lowest levels of the session on Thursday, after data showed that the number of people who filed for unemployment assistance in the U.S. last week fell more than expected, fuelling optimism over
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TABLE – US jobless claims fall in latest week
Reuters
Aug 21 (Reuters) – U.S. Labor Department report of initial state jobless benefit claims, seasonally adjusted. Insured. Unemployment Week Ended Initial Claims 4-Week Avg. Continued Claims rate (pct). 08/16/14 298,000 300,750 N/A N/A. 08/09/14 …

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Sacramento Jobs Report Shows Rise In Unemployment But Fewer Jobless Claims – CBS Local


CBS Local
Sacramento Jobs Report Shows Rise In Unemployment But Fewer Jobless Claims
CBS Local
July's jobs report released August 1st showed unemployment increased nationwide, surprising some analysts who studied stats on jobless claims. Others say the numbers of “jobless” still include those newly minted degree-holders who are hired, not

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Animated Chart: Jobless Claims Week Ending June 2 2012

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US Jobless Claims Rise, but Remain Near Eight-Year Lows – Wall Street Journal


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US Jobless Claims Rise, but Remain Near Eight-Year Lows
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—New applications for unemployment benefits rose last week but remained near eight-year lows. Initial claims for unemployment benefits increased by 21,000 to a seasonally adjusted 311,000 in the week ended Aug. 9, the Labor Department …
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MSNBC
Jobless claims climb, reach six-week high
MSNBC
To the delight of nearly everyone, initial unemployment claims have twice dropped below the 300,000 threshold in recent weeks, pushing the totals to lows unseen since the start of the Great Recession. But we're occasionally reminded that progress


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Weekly Jobless Claims Rise, but Longer-Term Labor Strength Seen
NBCNews.com
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but will probably do little to change views that the labor market was strengthening. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 21,000

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US weekly jobless claims rise, trend still points higher – CNBC


CNBC
US weekly jobless claims rise, trend still points higher
CNBC
The jobless claims report showed the number of people still receiving benefits after an initial week of aid increased 25,000 to 2.54 million in the week ended Aug. 2. The unemployment rate for people receiving jobless benefits was 1.9 percent for the
US Jobless Claims Rise, But Remain Near Eight-Year LowsWall Street Journal
Jobless claims climb, reach six-week highMSNBC
Weekly Jobless Claims Rise, but Longer-Term Labor Strength SeenNBCNews.com

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Table: US jobless claims rose in latest week
Reuters
(Reuters) – U.S. Labor Department report of initial state jobless. benefit claims, seasonally adjusted. Insured. Unemployment. Week Ended Initial Claims 4-Week Avg. Continued Claims rate (pct). 08/09/14 311,000 295,750 N/A N/A. 08/02/14 290,000

Gold turns higher after weak jobless claims data
MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Gold futures erased losses and turned higher after first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits rose more than expected, sowing doubt over how quickly the Federal Reserve is likely to move to tighten monetary policy.

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Jobless claims seen reversing recent weekly drop – MarketWatch (blog)


MarketWatch (blog)
Jobless claims seen reversing recent weekly drop
MarketWatch (blog)
It's likely that a Thursday report will show that initial jobless claims rose in the most recent weekly data, reversing most of the drop from the prior weekly period, according to a consensus forecast. Economists polled by MarketWatch expect the

UK jobless claims fall by 33600; Unemployment rate dips to 6.4%
Investing.com
The report also showed that the rate of unemployment declined to 6.4% in the three months to June, in line with expectations and down from 6.5% in the three months to May. Meanwhile, the average earnings index, including bonuses, fell by a seasonally …
UK Unemployment Improves, Yet Wage Growth DropsAction Forex

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U.K. jobless claims fall by 33600; Unemployment rate dips to 6.4% – NASDAQ


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U.K. jobless claims fall by 33600; Unemployment rate dips to 6.4%
NASDAQ
Investing.com – The number of people claiming unemployment benefits in the U.K. declined more-than-expected in July, while the country's jobless rate fell to the lowest level since December 2008, official data showed on Wednesday. In a report, the U.K. …
UK Unemployment Improves, Yet Wage Growth DropsAction Forex

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UK jobless claims fall more than expected in July:
TradingFloor.com
The UK labour market is off to a strong start to the second half of the year as jobless claims declined by 33,600 in July while consensus had expected a decline of 30,000. Furthermore, June's decline was revised to 39,500 from 36,300. The claimant

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