Us Jobless Claims Jump 16,000 To 357,000

WASHINGTON •  The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits jumped by 16,000 last week, the second straight weekly increase. But the longer-term trend in layoffs remained consistent wi…

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BING NEWS:
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    New applications for unemployment benefits fell by 6,000 last week and remained near prepandemic levels.
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BING SEARCH:
  • U.S. weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level since April
    The numbers: Initial jobless claims rose by 6,000 to 186,000 in the week ended Jan. 21, the Labor Department said Thursday. Economists polled by The Wall Street Journal had estimated new claims...
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  • Weekly jobless claims post stunning decline to 199,000, lowest level ...
    Initial jobless claims totaled 199,000 last week, the lowest total since November 1969. Second-quarter GDP growth was revised slightly higher to 2.1%, a bit below estimates.
    01/26/2023 - 5:46 pm | View Website
  • U.S. economy posts strong growth in Q4, but with underlying weakness
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    01/26/2023 - 3:23 pm | View Website
  • Fewer Americans file for jobless claims last week
    Jobless claims generally serve as a proxy for layoffs, which have been relatively low since the pandemic wiped out millions of jobs in the spring of 2020. The labor market is closely monitored by the Federal Reserve, which raised interest rates seven times last year in a bid to slow the economy, job growth and bring down stubbornly high inflation.
    01/26/2023 - 9:03 am | View Website
  • Jobless Claims Fall, Pointing to Still-Tight Labor Market
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    01/26/2023 - 8:49 am | View Website
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