Tag: U.S. jobless claims


Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest Level in 52 Years

December 9, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Worker filings for unemployment benefits hit the lowest level in more than half a century last week as a tight labor market keeps layoffs low. Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs, fell to 184,000 in the week ended Dec. […]


U.S. jobless claims fall 9,000 to 221,000 as layoffs show no sign of rising

March 21, 2019

Via: Market Watch

The numbers: The number of laid-off workers who applied for unemployment benefits declined in mid-March to a one-month low, suggesting little deterioration in a robust labor market that’s powered the economy over the past several years. Initial jobless claims, a […]