Posts Tagged ‘initial jobless claims’

First-time unemployment claims rise again

Initial jobless claims climbed to 386,000 for the week ending June 9, an increase of 6,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 380,000, according to the Department of Labor. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Stocks fall Thursday on European concerns

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks were weak on the open Thursday on European debt worries. Just before 10 a.m. on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 25 points, the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index was lower by 2 points and the NASDAQ was […]

Stocks up after jobless claims hit 3 1/2-year lows

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks rose Thursday following news that the number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits hit a 3 1/2-year low. Just after the opening bell on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 40 points, the Standard & […]

Stocks flat on the open Thursday after jobless claims drops

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter NYC, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks were little changed after the open Thursday despite a report from the Labor Department that showed jobless claims fell to a 7 month low. Just after 9:30 a.m., the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 21 points, the Standard and Poor’s […]

U.S. stocks rise on jobless claims drop

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks gained some ground Thursday on a drop in initial jobless claims. In mid-afternoon trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was better by 118 points, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index was up 10 points, and the tech-heavy NASDAQ, helped by […]