Thursday, 20 September 2018
Jakarta
--:--
Tokyo
--:--
Hongkong
--:--
New York
--:--
U.S. jobless claims fall to 5-week low of 236,000
Thursday, 7 December 2017 20:44 WIB | ECONOMY |Klaim pengangguran ASekonomi A.SU.S.Unemployment

Initial U.S. jobless claims, a way to measure layoffs, fell by 2,000 to 236,000 in the seven days ended Dec 2. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had forecast claims to total 240,000.

The more stable monthly average of claims slipped by 750 to 241,500, the government said Thursday.

The number of people already collecting unemployment benefits, known as continuing claims, declined by 52,000 to 1.91 million.

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits each week has settled around 230,000, reflecting the strongest U.S. labor market since Bill Clinton was president.

New claims are still elevated in Puerto Rico a few months after the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria, but it™s only had a tiny effect on overall U.S. claims.

Source: Marketwatch

RELATED NEWS
U.K. August Retail Sales Unexpectedly Gain in Summer Heatwave...
Thursday, 20 September 2018 15:49 WIB

Penjualan ritel AS secara tidak terduga meningkat bulan lalu karena musim panas terpanas dalam catatan mendorong pembeli untuk keluar. Penjualan naik 0,3 persen dari Juli, dibandingkan dengan estimas...

U.K. Inflation Unexpectedly Accelerates on Theater Prices, Fares...
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 15:53 WIB

Inflasi U.K tanpa diduga meningkat pada bulan Agustus, didorong oleh biaya pertunjukan teater, permainan komputer, tarif transportasi, dan pakaian. Pertumbuhan harga konsumen tahunan naik menjadi 2,7...

Retail Sales Grow By Smallest Amount In Six Months...
Friday, 14 September 2018 19:51 WIB

Pengecer AS membukukan penjualan terlemahnya pada bulan Agustus dalam enam bulan terakhir dan hanya peningkatan pembelian di SPBU yang mencegah penurunan langsung, tetapi mendapatkan dorongan kecil da...

U.S. Core Inflation Unexpectedly Cools on Apparel, Medical Costs...
Thursday, 13 September 2018 19:48 WIB

Pengukur inflasi AS yang mendasari secara tiba-tiba melambat pada bulan Agustus karena harga pakaian mengalami penurunan terbesarnya dalam sekitar tujuh dekade terakhir dan biaya perawatan medis menur...

Producer Prices in U.S. Decline for First Time in 18 Months...
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 19:41 WIB

Harga produsen AS secara tiba-tiba menurun pada bulan Agustus, penurunan pertama dalam 18 bulan terakhir, pada penurunan biaya untuk sektor layanan dan makanan, menurut laporan dari Departemen Tenaga ...

POPULAR NEWS
All Signs Point To Upside For Gold - Expert

Gold has been trading in a compressed range all...

Gold books a gain as dollar wavers

Gold futures settled higher on Monday, recouping...

Gold Drops as Investors Weigh Fresh Tariff Pressures

Gold declines as investors assess the...

LATEST NEWS
Gold Rises, Padding Weekly Advance as Dollar Index Deepens September Retreat

Gold futures tried for back-to-back gains Thursday, boosted again by weaker trading for a dollar index that has already shed nearly 2% over the past month. December gold rose $2, or nearly 0.2%, to $1,210.30 an ounce as the dollar index dropped...

Pompeo: US Ready to Restart Talks With North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has welcomed the "important commitments" made by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a summit with his South Korean counterpart this week. North Korea announced it would disassemble its nuclear missile test...

U.S. Oil Benchmark Extends Climb Above 2-Month High

Oil futures rose early Thursday, extending gains a day after posting the highest close since July following a government report that showed a fifth straight weekly decline in U.S. crude inventories. The U.S. benchmark, October West Texas...