Jobless Claims Archive

Jobless Claims Dip, Still in Range; Trade Deficit Jumps

As previously discussed, the real economy seems to be muddling through, and at firmer levels than the first half of the year. The trade report will probably result in Q2 GDP being revised down to just below 1%, but up from the .4% reported for Q1 So Q3 still looks like it ...Read More

Claims/Bernanke on asset sales

Karim writes: Initial claims fall 14k to 442k; with downward revisions to past few weeks allowing 4wk avg of initial claims to move to 453.8k; the lowest since 9/08. This is the part that Bernanke omitted in today’s testimony that was included in his Feb 10 testimony. “I currently do not anticipate ...Read More

Claims/Philly Fed

[Skip to the end] Karim writes: Data tug-of-war continues as manufacturing rebounding under inventory rebuild, but labor market stays weak and indicating that underlying demand not improving all that much Claims weaker than expected Initial up 15k to 576k with prior week revised +3k Continuing claims up 2k (prior week revised up ...Read More

2009-05-07 USER

[Skip to the end] Nonfarm Productivity QoQ (Released 8:30 EST) Nonfarm Productivity TABLE 1 (Released 8:30 EST) Nonfarm Productivity TABLE 2 (Released 8:30 EST) Unit Labor Costs QoQ (Released 8:30 EST) Unit Labor Costs ALLX (Released 8:30 EST) Initial Jobless Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Continuing Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Jobless Claims ALLX ...Read More

2009-04-09 USER

[Skip to the end] Karim writes: View on US EconomySharp drawdown of inventories to lead to restocking to lead to positive contribution to Q2 growth (which will still be negative overall). This has reduced ‘depression’ view in markets. But fact remains that consumer spending (70% of GDP) will remain dire for some ...Read More

2009-04-02 USER

[Skip to the end] Initial Jobless Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Continuing Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Jobless Claims ALLX (Released 8:30 EST) Factory Orders YoY (Released 10:00 EST) Factory Orders MoM (Released 8:30 EST) Factory Orders TABLE 1 (Released 10:00 EST) Factory Orders TABLE 2 (Released 10:00 EST) Factory Orders TABLE 3 (Released ...Read More

2009-03-26 USER

[Skip to the end] GDP QoQ Annualized (Released 8:30 EST) GDP YoY Annualized Real (Released 8:30 EST) GDP YoY Annualized Nominal (Released 8:30 EST) GDP Price Index (Released 8:30 EST) Core PCE QoQ (Released 8:30 EST) Personal Consumption (Released 8:30 EST) Initial Jobless Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Continuing Claims (Released 8:30 EST) ...Read More

2009-02-26 USER

[Skip to the end] Durable Goods Orders (Released 8:30 EST) Durable Goods Orders YoY (Released 8:30 EST) Durables Ex Defense MoM (Released 8:30 EST) Durables Ex Transportation MoM (Released 8:30 EST) Durable Goods ALLX (Released 8:30 EST) Initial Jobless Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Continuing Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Jobless Claims ALLX (Released ...Read More

2009-02-12 USER

[Skip to the end] Advance Retail Sales MoM (Released 8:30 EST) Advance Retail Sales YoY (Released 8:30 EST) Retail Sales Less Autos MoM (Released 8:30 EST) Initial Jobless Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Continuing Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Jobless Claims ALLX (Released 8:30 EST) Business Inventories MoM (Released 10:00 EST) Business Inventories YoY ...Read More

2009-02-05 USER

[Skip to the end] Nonfarm Productivity QoQ (Released 8:30 EST) Nonfarm Productivity TABLE 1 (Released 8:30 EST) Nonfarm Productivity TABLE 2 (Released 8:30 EST) Unit Labor Costs QoQ (Released 8:30 EST) Unit Labor Costs ALLX (Released 8:30 EST) Initial Jobless Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Continuing Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Jobless Claims ALLX ...Read More