Posts Tagged ‘Claims’

Drop In Jobless Claims Push Stocks Up

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – The report of a huge drop in unemployment claims stirred a Wall Street rally on Wednesday despite lower sales of new homes and durable goods. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 151 points or 1.4 percent to close at 11,187. American […]

New Unemployment Claims Fall Slightly

Linda Young – AHN News Writer Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – Initial claims for jobless benefits dropped slightly while continuing unemployment compensation claims dipped below 4.4 million, the United States Labor Department announced Thursday. New claims for unemployment compensation fell by 21,000 to 434,000 for the week ending Oct. 23 down from 455,000 the […]

Stocks Tumble Over Foreclosure Probe, Hike In Initial Jobless Claims

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – A nationwide investigation of banks’ foreclosure processes and the rise of initial jobless claims to 462,000 in the latest week rattled investors and sent U.S. stocks falling on Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 34 points or 0.3 percent to […]

Enbridge Claims Oil Spill Contained

Jeehan Fernandez – AHN News Writer Romeoville, IL, United States (AHN) – Enbridge Energy Partners claims it has contained the spread of oil spill following the progress of clean-up efforts in response to damage caused by leaked pipeline that occurred on Line 6A of Lakehead System in Romeoville, Illinois on Sept. 9. “Crews worked through […]