Initial Claims at 14-Month Low

Initial claims for mortgage insurance fell by another 34,000 last week, their lowest level since March 2020, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Initial Claims Reach Another Pandemic Low

Initial claims for unemployment insurance continued its positive trend downward, falling well under 500,000 for the second week in a row, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Initial Claims Drop Under 500K

Initial claims for unemployment insurance fell to under 500,000 for the first time in more than a year, a further indication ahead of this morning’s employment report that the nation’s economic recovery—and rapid jobs creation—continue to gain steam.

Initial Claims Down Another 13,000

Initial claims for unemployment insurance continued to drop, the Labor Department reported last week, falling to levels last seen in March 2020.

Initial Claims Hit Another Post-Pandemic Low

Initial claims fell to their lowest level since March 2020, the second-straight week of dramatic drops, the Labor Department reported yesterday.

Initial Claims Fall by Nearly 200,000

Initial claims for unemployment insurance fell sharply last week to its lowest level since March 2020, the Labor Department reported yesterday.

Unemployment Claims Up 2nd Straight Week

Initial claims for unemployment insurance rose for the second straight week, the Labor Department reported yesterday, but their impact appears to have diminished amid stronger jobs reports and a growing U.S. economy.

Initial Claims Rise; Trend Stays Positive

Initial claims for unemployment insurance rose by more than 60,000 last week—a setback after the previous week’s sharp drop. But the Labor Department said the positive downward trend is likely to continue.

Initial Claims Under 700,000 First Time in Year

Initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by nearly 100,000 last week, dropping below 700,000 for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic staggered the U.S. economy last March, the Labor Department reported yesterday.

Initial Claims Rise; Trend Remains Positive

Initial claims for unemployment insurance rose last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday, but analysts said overall trends stayed positive as economic activity picked up steam.