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By Futures Staff | March 30, 2015
By Lucia Mutikani, Reuters | March 26, 2015
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a healthy and expanding labor market.
By Lucia Mutikani, Reuters | March 19, 2015
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose marginally last week, indicating the labor market remained on solid footing despite slowing economic growth.
By Matt Weller | March 17, 2015
The Federal Reserve’s long-awaited 2-day March monetary policy meeting kicks off today, and frankly, it couldn’t come at a more interesting time.
By Ryan Vlastelica, Reuters | March 12, 2015
U.S. stocks rose modestly on Thursday, partially rebounding after a recent bout of weakness, though a surprise drop in retail sales and a weak outlook from Intel limited the day's gains.
By Lucia Mutikani, Reuters | March 12, 2015
U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell for a third straight month in February likely as harsh weather kept consumers from automobile showrooms and shopping malls, which could hurt growth prospects for the first quarter.
By John Caiazzo | March 9, 2015
On Thursday, we witnessed the first time unemployment applications were up after recent numbers were lower, tied to weather conditions where applicants could not get to the unemployment offices.
By Martin McGuire | March 6, 2015
By Matt Weller | February 26, 2015
It’s been a busy morning for U.S. dollar traders, with an onslaught of data releases all hitting at 8:30 ET.
By Victoria Stilwell, Bloomberg | February 26, 2015
More Americans than in a year applied for unemployment benefits, showing uneven labor market progress.