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2013-05-26 23:00:34

EmploymentCrossing.com has found 2.19 million job openings as the latest BLS report shows that initial jobless claims have fallen. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 The latest jobs data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the seasonally adjusted initial jobless claims for the week ending May 18 stood at 340,000. This is a decrease of 23,000 from the previous week´s revised figure of initial jobless claims, which stood at 363,000. Job aggregator website...

2013-01-27 23:02:21

The initial jobless claims have fallen to a five year low according to the latest BLS data. EmploymentCrossing.com has also found 2 million job openings. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2013 The latest jobs data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the seasonally adjusted initial jobless claims for the week ending January 19 stood at 330,000. This figure of 330,000 was the lowest in five years according to CBS News. This is a decrease of 5,000 from the previous week´s...

2011-03-03 17:03:00

CLEVELAND, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to job expert Jeff Christian, founder of executive search firm CTPartners and CEO of Revenue Beast, a revenue acceleration company, "If tomorrow's unemployment report goes as expected, meaning fractionally up or down, it is not a leading indicator of a labor market trend." Are we at the beginning of a recession-ending job market or are we stuck going nowhere or even down? "It's way too early for us to have any definitive idea as to...

2011-02-04 08:21:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report of a 36,000 January increase in payrolls is again disappointing, however inclement weather played some role in suppressing the overall payroll count. Those with a job, but not able to get to work, was nearly three times higher than the average January figure. The U.S. labor market remains unable to catch the recovery momentum of the broader economy. Today's number, combined with the recent downward...

2009-10-01 11:10:24

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment insurance jumped by 17,000 during the week ending Sept. 26, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Thursday. The 551,000 initial benefits claims contributed to a four-week rolling average of 548,000, which was a slight decrease -- down by 6,250 -- from the previous week's rolling average of 554,250. The U.S. unemployment rate remained unchanged at 9.7 percent. The biggest increases in claims for the week ending Sept. 19 were reported by California with...

2009-09-17 16:21:28

U.S. markets retreated from early gains Thursday despite first-time jobless claims dropping for the second consecutive week. The Labor Department said there were 12,000 fewer initial claims in the week ending Sept. 12. In the previous week, the Labor Department reported 26,000 fewer initial claims. U.S. markets have closed higher in eight of the last ten trading sessions. By close Thursday, the numbers were slightly down. The Dow Jones industrial average closed off 0.08 percent, 7.79...

2009-09-17 13:11:29

U.S. markets retreated from early gains Thursday despite first-time jobless claims dropping for the second consecutive week. The Labor Department said there were 12,000 fewer initial claims in the week ending Sept. 12. In the previous week, the Labor Department reported 26,000 fewer initial claims. U.S. markets have closed higher in eight of the last nine trading sessions. By early afternoon, however, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 26.53 points, 0.27 percent, to 9,765.18. The...

2009-09-17 09:41:43

U.S. markets jumped early Thursday after the Labor Department said first-time jobless claims dropped for the second consecutive week. After dropping by 26,000 claims a week ago, the Labor Department reported 12,000 fewer initial claims were filed in week ending Sept. 12. U.S. markets have closed higher in eight of the last nine trading sessions. In midmorning trading Thursday, the Dow Jones industrial average added 40.88 points, 0.42 percent, to 9,832.59. The Standard & Poor's 500 index...

2009-09-17 09:17:18

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment insurance dropped by 12,000 during the week ending Sept. 12, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Thursday. It was the second consecutive week of declines. In the week ending Sept. 5, claims dropped by 26,000. The 545,000 initial benefits claims in the latest report contributed to a four-week rolling average of 563,000, which was an decrease of 8,750 from the previous week's rolling average of 571,750. The U.S. unemployment rate remained unchanged at...

2009-09-10 09:31:02

First-time claims for U.S. unemployment insurance dropped by 26,000 during the week ending Sept. 5, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Thursday. The 550,000 initial benefits claims contributed to a four-week rolling average to 570,000, which was an decrease of 2,750 from the previous week's rolling average of 572,750. The U.S. unemployment rate remained unchanged at 9.7 percent. The biggest increases in claims for the week ending Aug 29 were reported by New York with 4,546 additional...


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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'