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JOBLESS CLAIMS decreased by 24,000 to 209,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

U.S. jobless claims slump on return of New York school workers

NEW YORK - United States filings for unemployment benefits plunged to the lowest level since 1969, mainly reflecting the return of educational service workers in...
THE MEDIAN PRICE of a United States single-family home in March increased 4.8 percent year over year to $337,200. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT

Sales of new homes in U.S. advance to a four-month high

NEW YORK - United States new-home sales increased in March to a four month high, mainly reflecting a surge in the West, and upward revisions...
SALES OF EXISTING U.S. home continued to rise in March. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ DERICK E. HINGLE

U.S. existing-home sales rise as properties draw quick bids

NEW YORK - Sales of previously owned United States homes rose to a four-month high as buyers, fueled by a solid job market and and...
U.S. FACTORY OUTPUT rose 0.1 percent in March. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TY WRIGHT/GETTY IMAGES

Factory output in U.S. cools after surging in previous month

NEW YORK - United States factory production cooled in March after surging a month earlier, representing a pause in an otherwise strong manufacturing sector, Federal...
US. RETAIL SALES increased 0.6 percent month to month in March and 0.3 percent year over year./ BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE

U.S. retail sales rebound in sign consumer weakness transitory

NEW YORK - United States retail sales rose by more than expected in March in the first gain in three months, suggesting consumer demand...
JOB SEEKERS review notes during the TechFair LA career fair in Los Angeles in March. / PATRICK T. FALLON/BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO

U.S. job openings ease from near-record while layoffs decline

WASHINGTON – U.S. job openings pulled back in February from a near-record in the previous month, as employers had some success in filling vacancies...
U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS decreased by 9,000 to 233,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Jobless claims in U.S. fell last week amid holiday volatility

NEW YORK - United States filings for unemployment benefits eased last week following a spike reflecting volatility around spring holidays, Labor Department data showed Thursday.Highlights...
JOBLESS CLAIMS ROSE TO 242,000 for the week ended March 31. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Jobless claims in U.S. rise to highest in almost three months

PROVIDENCE - United States filings for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week to the highest in almost three months amid holidays that may...
U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS increased by 3,000 to 229,000 for the week ended March 17. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/PATRICK T. FALLON

U.S. jobless claims inch up while benefit rolls lowest since ’73

NEW YORK - U.S. filings for unemployment insurance crept higher while the number of Americans on benefit rolls fell to the lowest level since...
U.S. EXISTING HOME SALES rose 3 percent month to month in February and median sales price rose 5.9 percent year over year to $241,700. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/SCOTT MCINTYRE

U.S. existing-home sales rebound even as inventory remains tight

NEW YORK - Sales of previously-owned United States homes rose more than expected in the first gain in three months, indicating that job gains and...
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