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Employment Situation Report May 6, 2011 – Futures Trading, Commodity Trading, Commodity Futures Trading, Futures trading news, Commodity trading news, Trading news, Futures Trading brokerage, Commodity Trading Brokerage, Unemployment, Nonfarm payrolls, private payrolls

Prior Consensus Consensus Range Actual Nonfarm Payrolls – M/M change 216,000 185,000 140,000  to 325,000 244,00 Unemployment Rate – Level 8.8 % 8.8 % 8.6 % to 8.9 % 9.0 % Average Hourly Earnings – M/M change 0.0 % 0.2 % 0.1 % to 0.2 % 0.1 % Av Workweek – All Employees 34.3 hrs 34.3 hrs 34.3 hrs to 34.3 hrs 34.3 hrs Private Payrolls – M/M change 230,000 200,000 165,000  to 350,000 268,000 Nonfarm payroll in April grew… read more

Jobless Claims Increase by 43,000 jobs for May 5, 2011 – Futures Trading, Commodity Trading, Futures trading Brokerage firm, Unemployment, Trading news, Trading, Swing Trading, Commodity Futures Trading

Based on the revised numbers of 431,000 from the previous report Jobless Claims Increased by 43,000 jobs  reaching the highest level in 8 months: 474,000   Prior Consensus Consensus Range Actual New Claims – Level 429 K 410 K 400 K to 450 K 474 K… read more

Jobless rates dip to 8.9%

* Payrolls rise 192,000, private jobs up 222,000    * Jobless rate dips to 8.9 percent from 9 percent    * Average workweek steady at 34.2 hours, earnings edge up By Lucia Mutikani    WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) – U.S. employers hired more workers in February than in any month since May last year and the unemployment rate… read more

Trading News – U.S. Jobless Claims rise.

Initial jobless claims for the February 12 week rose a steep 25,000 to 410,000. However, claims have been volatile in recent weeks. The latest jump followed a 34,000 drop the prior week and a 38,000 fall the week before that. Off and on severe winter weather has played a role in the volatility. The four-week… read more

Futures news – U.S. Jobless claims rise in latest week.

Jan 27 (Reuters) – U.S. Labor Department report of initial state jobless benefit claims, seasonally adjusted. Insured Unemployment Week Ended   Initial Claims  4-Week Avg.  Continued Claims   rate (pct) 01/22/11       454,000          428,750              N/A           N/A 01/15/11      … read more

U.S. Jobless claims jump most in 6-months!

The U.S. trade deficit narrowed unexpectedly in November as exports climbed to the highest level in more than two years, government data showed on Thursday. KEY POINTS: * The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits rose to 445,000 from an upwardly revised reading of 410,000 in the prior week, the Labor Department said. * It was the… read more

Unemployment 9.4% – Nonfarm payrolls rise 103,000 in December

* Nonfarm payrolls rise 103,000 in December * Private employment gains 113,000 * Unemployment rate falls to 9.4 pct from 9.8 pct * Average work week unchanged at 34.3 hrs By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (Reuters) – The U.S. economy created far fewer jobs that expected in December, suggesting the Federal Reserve will complete its asset… read more

Futures News – U.S. Private Employers add Jobs!

Futures news – NEW YORK, Nov 16 (Reuters) – U.S. private employers added 297,000 jobs in December compared with a revised gain of 92,000in November, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.    The November figure was originally reported as a gain of93,000.    The median of estimates from 27 economists surveyed by Reuters for… read more

Initial Jobless Claims 12/9/2010 – Futures News

WASHINGTON, Dec 9 (Reuters) – New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week and the four-week moving average hovered at two-year lows, according to a government report on Thursday that revived hopes a labor market recovery was under way. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 17,000 to a seasonally adjusted… read more

New Home Sales 11/24/2010

WASHINGTON, Nov 24 (Reuters) – New U.S. single-family home sales fell unexpectedly in October and prices dropped to a seven-year low, a government report showed on Wednesday, pointing sustained weakness in the housing market following the end of a home-buyer tax credit. The Commerce Department said sales dropped 8.1 percent to a 283,000 unit annual… read more