Political Economy: Unemployment


Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 09/15/2011

Jobless claims rise for second week

Initial jobless claims rose again, contrary to analysts expectations.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:08 AM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 09/08/2011

Jobless claims up slightly, ahead of Obama’s big speech

Unexpected rise in claims shows that while companies aren’t laying off more people, they aren’t hiring either.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:21 AM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 07/28/2011

Weekly jobless claims fall more than expected

Jobless claims fell more than expected in the past week, though analysts caution that the summer job market is volatile

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:46 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Research in Motion lays off 10 percent of staff

Research in Motion will lay off 10 percent of its work force in a 2,000 job slash.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:25 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Unemployment up in 28 states in June

The rate for the District surpassed the national rate, up to 10.4 percent.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:39 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 01/07/2011

Economic agenda: Friday, Jan. 7, 2011

At 8:30 a.m. -- The Labor Department is scheduled to release unemployment data for September December. At 9:30 a.m. -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on the state of the U.S. economy. At...

By Mike Shepard  |  06:30 AM ET, 01/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  *Economic agenda | Tags:  Bernanke, September unemployment, Sperling