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Weekly Jobless Claims Buck Weak Economic Trends

The U.S. Labor Department has reported its weekly jobless claims for the last week, and it was a surprisingly good economic report. Despite weaker data elsewhere in rival economic reports, ...
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Will Weekly Jobless Claims Disappoint or Please the Market?

The U.S. Labor Department is set to report weekly jobless claims on Thursday morning. What is interesting about the trends of late is that weaker economic readings are prevailing, but ...
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September PPI — From Inflation to Deflation

The U.S. Department of Labor has release the wholesale inflation reading via the Producer Price Index (PPI) for the month of September. The headline reading was -0.1%, versus a Bloomberg ...
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America’s Richest Cities

Despite an ongoing economic recovery in the U.S., American households are still struggling. While last year the median household income rose to $52,250, Americans are still not as well off ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Continue to Fall

The U.S. Department of Labor released the weekly jobless claims, which are continuing to remain very low and come in under estimates. This ongoing decline in workers filing for jobless ...
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JOLTS Report: US Job Openings Highest Since January 2001

The U.S. Labor Department has released its monthly Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for the month of August. While this is a bit of a look back, compared to ...
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Payrolls Scream Higher With Revisions, Unemployment at 5.9%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the monthly Employment Situation Report for September on Friday morning. The official unemployment rate fell to 5.9%, versus the Bloomberg estimate of 6.1% ...
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Full 360-Degree Payrolls and Unemployment Report Preview

Friday morning will bring the key Employment Situation Report from the U.S. Department of Labor. Here is a 24/7 Wall St. full preview for Friday's numbers, given that the Federal ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Drop, Adds Base for Strong Employment Report Friday

The U.S. Department of Labor released the latest weekly jobless claims figures Thursday morning. The reading came to 287,000, which was below the Bloomberg consensus of 297,000. The weekly jobless ...
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Jobless Rate Still Above 10% in Several Cities

The recession has not left a number of cities, mostly in central California, which is racked by drought and a slow recovery from the housing bubble. As the national unemployment ...
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TrimTabs Shows Payrolls Remain Mostly Healthy in September

With all eyes on Friday's payrolls and unemployment report coming from the U.S. Labor Department, investors and economists are looking for any signs at all to get an opinion of ...
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ADP Shows Payrolls Recovery in September

ADP has released its September private sector payrolls data. This is used by economists and traders as a barometer for each month's U.S. Labor Department payrolls report. ADP said private ...
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Full Preview for September Unemployment and Payrolls Report

This Friday will bring the key jobs report from the U.S. Labor Department. While the financial markets will want a positive payrolls number, the reality is that the bulls may ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Holding Under 300,000

The U.S. Labor Department has released its weekly jobless claims, and we have another week of less than 300,000 in new claims. The trend is still lower, with claims rising ...
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CPI Moves From Inflation to Deflation

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month of August on Wednesday morning. Consumer prices fell in August, which creates a conundrum for a ...
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