Oct 10, 2013 — First-time jobless claims were at 374,000 for the week ending Oct. 5, up from 308,000 the previous week.
Oct 3, 2013 — A scant increase last week is another sign that the labor market is on the mend, economists say. There were 308,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance, up 1,000 from the week before.
Jul 25, 2013 — While there was a small increase in the number of people filing first-time claims for unemployment insurance, the rise was largely due to annual shutdowns for retooling at car plants. Meanwhile, orders for durable goods rose last month.
May 16, 2013 — The good news: Inflation remains in check. The bad news: Jobless claims are up, and housing starts are down.
Sep 20, 2012 — There were 382,000 first-time claims for unemployment benefits last week, down by just 3,000 from the week before. The pace has changed little over the past year.
Jun 14, 2012 — There were 6,000 more unemployed Americans filing for benefits last week than the week before. But inflation remained in check as gas prices plunged.
Apr 12, 2012 — There were 380,000 first-time claims, the most in a single week since January. It's another sign that the labor market's rebound may be slowing.
Mar 29, 2012 — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits remains at a four-year low.
Nov 17, 2011 — There were 388,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance last week.
Sep 15, 2011 — The news on unemployment insurance underscores the weakness of the labor market.