Recovery questioned as jobless claims jump

The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits increased by 35,000, to 445,000 last week — the biggest increase since October. Add the fact that the U.S. Department of Labor

 · Initial claims for state unemployment benefits jumped 37,000 to a seasonally adjusted 230,000 for the week ended april 20, the Labor Department said.

Jobless Claims Jump By The Most In Almost 2 Years The economy continued to show signs of recovery. a small jump in initial applications for state unemployment insurance, which rose by a more-than-expected 3,000 to 608,000 in the week ended June 13.

Fragile Recovery Expectations Shattered By Jobless Claims Jump September 4, 2003 ( – Just as economists were hoping the US job market was finally beginning to firm up, the latest government report on first-time jobless benefit claims showed just how fragile the employment picture actually is.

Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, making it more likely that the surge in April was caused by temporary events rather than a deterioration in the.

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) – Demand for long-lasting durable goods jumped last month in the United States, the government said Thursday, a sign that business spending — often cited as key to the broader.

Economists forecast 410,000 claims, according to the median estimate in a Bloomberg News. “In the U.S., unemployment dipped below 9 percent for the first time in almost two years, further evidence.

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After several weeks of relative stability in initial unemployment claims, Jobless claims jump unexpectedly. I’ve added an arrow to show the point at which President Obama’s Recovery Act.

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 · U.S. stock futures were moving higher Thursday ahead of the release jobless claims data and a European Central Bank press conference. Futures for.

 · How to Kill a recovery june 10, 2010 Posted by geoff in News. trackback. None of us were happy with the passage of Obamacare; we’re all pretty much convinced that it’s going to do far more harm than good, and that it will end up costing more and providing less.

Survey shows first-time homebuyers growing weary of short sales One in five renters struggle to pay the rent – "You’re generally being put out on very short notice. silviati says, is a growing housing shortage. "There’s a very severe shortage of starter homes, so a lot of people who would be potential first.

 · * U.S. jobless claims report unexpectedly strong NEW YORK (Frankfurt: HX6.F – news) , April 10 (Reuters) – wall street stocks tumbled on Thursday as investors exited technology and biotech shares, extending recent weakness and knocking the Nasdaq down by more than 3 percent. The technology-heavy Nasdaq