Initial claims, a proxy for layoffs across the U.S., increased by 6,000, but remained at low level WASHINGTON—The number of U.S. workers filing new applications for unemployment benefits rose last week
The job market really is slowing. The Labor Department reported on Thursday that initial claims for unemployment insurance rose to 229,000 in the week ended March 9 from a week earlier. In itself, that
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased more than expected last week, suggesting the labor market was slowing, but probably not to the extent
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to strong labor market conditions despite signs that job growth was slowing.
Initial claims, an indication of layoffs across the U.S., fell by 3,000 WASHINGTON—The number of U.S. workers filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell slightly last week. Initial jobless