Steady Unemployment Numbers Signal Resilient Market

In the week ending March 14, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 291,000, unchanged from the previous week, signaling the labor market remains resilient even as the economy cools.

U.S. Jobless Claims Increase by 25,000

In the week ending February 7, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 304,000, an increase of 25,000 from the previous week’s revised level, according to a U.S. Labor Department report.

Unemployment Filings Lowest in More Than 10 Years

According to a labor department report, fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week as the need to retain staff keeps firings at the lowest levels in more than a decade.

Unemployment Filings Lowest in More Than 10 Years

According to a labor department report, fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week as the need to retain staff has kept firings at the lowest levels in more than a decade.

Surge in Hiring Pushes Unemployment to Six-Year Low

The Labor Department announced the nation’s economic recovery continued in September with the addition of 248,000 new jobs. The unemployment rate fell to 5.9%, its lowest level since July 2008.

Four-Week Jobless Claims in U.S. Lowest Since 2007

Jobless claims fell by 27,000 to 300,000 in the week ended May 24. The four-week average declined to the lowest level since August 2007, before the last recession began, according to a Bloomberg report.

U.S. Continuing Jobless Claims Lowest Since Dec. 2007

Though jobless claims increased by 28,000 to 326,000 in the week ended May 17, 2014, continuing claims fell to the lowest since December 2007, Bloomberg reported.

Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.3%, Lowest Since September 2008

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 288,000, and the unemployment rate fell to 6.3% in April, the lowest since September 2008.

U.S. Job Growth Slows; Unemployment Dips to 6.6% in Jan.

The Labor Department said U.S. employment rose by 113,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.6%. Employment grew in construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade and mining.

U.S. Employment Up by 169,000 in August

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 169,000 in August, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 7.3%, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.