Tag Archives: Unemployment Report

Initial Jobless Claims [3/25/2010]

According to Reuters: Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 442,000 in the week ended March 20, the Labor Department said. The report included annual revisions to the weekly unemployment claims seasonal factors going back to 2005. * Using the old seasonal factors, claims would have dropped only to 453,000,… read more

Unemployment [3/5/2010]

Unemployment rate unchanged as 36K jobs lost By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The unemployment rate held at 9.7 percent in February as employers shed 36,000 jobs, fewer than expected. The figures suggested the job market is slowly healing but that significant hiring has yet to occur. The Labor Department said… read more