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Jobless Claims in U.S. Jump to Highest Level in Six Weeks

*from www.bloomberg.com, May 16, 2013 (To view original article click here.) Take Away #1: More Americans than projected filed claims for jobless benefits last week and manufacturing in the Philadelphia region unexpectedly shrank in May, signs...

U.S. Stocks Rise Amid Jobless Claims, Earnings Reports

*from www.bloomberg.com, April 25, 2013 (To view original article click here.) Take Away #1: U.S. stocks rose, extending a rally in the S&P 500 Index to a fifth day, as earnings from United Parcel Services Inc. to Cliffs Natural Resources...

U.S. Stocks Climb as Jobless Claims Offset Technology

*from www.bloomberg.com, April 11, 2013 (To view original article click here.) Take Away #1: U.S. stocks rose once again, after the S&P 500 Index rallied to a record yesterday. Key Facts and Figures: The S&P 500 increased 0.5% to...

Job Gains Slow Amid U.S. Unemployment at Four-Year Low

*from www.bloomberg.com, April 5, 2013 (To view original article click here.) Take Away #1: U.S. employers hired fewer workers than forecast in March and a shrinking labor force pushed the unemployment rate down to the lowest in four years. Key...

U.S. Stocks Little Changed as Stimulus Optimism Fades

*from www.bloomberg.com, April 4, 2013 (To view original article click here.) Take Away #1: U.S. stocks were little changed, paring an earlier rally, as optimism over central bank’s stimulus efforts faded. Key Facts and Figures: The S&P...

Economy in U.S. Grew at Revised 0.4% Pace in Fourth Quarter

*from www.bloomberg.com, Mar. 28, 2013 (To view original article click here.) Take Away #1: The U.S. economy grew at a faster pace than previously estimated in the fourth quarter, reflecting a bigger gain in business spending and a smaller...

U.S. Stocks Climb on Jobless Data as S&P 500 Nears Record

*from www.bloomberg.com, Mar. 14, 2013 (To view original article click here.) Take Away #1: U.S. stocks climbed, sending the S&P 500 Index towards a record high, as jobless claims unexpectedly dropped last week. Key Facts and Figures: The...

Labor Market Gains Help Brighten Americans’ Outlook

*from www.bloomberg.com, Mar. 7, 2013 (To view original article click here.) Take Away #1: Applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. unexpectedly declined to a six-week low. Key Facts and Figures: First-time jobless claims fell by...

Why America’s Middle Class is Losing Ground

*from www.money.cnn.com, Mar. 5, 2013 (To view original article click here.) Take Away #1: Middle-class people are being pinched by stagnating incomes and increased cost of living. Key Facts and Figures: America’s median household income...