* U.S. jobless claims falls, services PMI hits six-month high
* Weekly jobless claims , flash Markit services sector PMI on tap
this week: Existing home sales on Monday; CPI, new home sales on Tuesday; durable goods on Wednesday; weekly initial jobless claims on Thursday; final Q4 GDP growth [ +2.4% ], MI sentiment on Friday. Closed: Argentina on Monday. See consensus estimates here: http
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose marginally last week, indicating the labor market remained on solid footing despite slowing economic growth.
TORONTO, March 19 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar touched its weakest level of the session after data showed the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose only modestly...
help the unemployed.” So presumably we should extend unemployment benefits , right? As we’ve previously noted , the most important ..... reducing the unemployment rate has been the end of extended unemployment benefits , put in place during the Great Recession. A National
Back home, Markit PMI rose to a four-month high, yet the ISM Manufacturing Index fell to a 13-month low. Weekly jobless claims rose to 320,000, yet Friday’s jobs report came in much better than expected, showing that the U.S. added 295,000
an increase in the unemployment rate. Unemployment insurance. The Obama Administration supported extending unemployment benefits to help people who are unemployed. Congress extended benefits from the usual 26 weeks to as long as 99 weeks
steadily rising, it’s impossible to not give some credit to the industry for helping the U.S. finally reach weekly jobless claims of 313,000 for the week ending Feb. 21, worse than expected but still one of the lowest claims levels since 259,000
Labor Department issues Consumer Price Index and weekly jobless claims data. The index is expected to have decreased 0.6 percent in January (0830/1330), while initial jobless claims are expected to have increased to 290,000 from 283