Jobless claims


Jobless claims, Jobs created, Jobs lost, Stuart Varney, Fox News, Obama administration Orwellian lies

Jobless claims, Jobs created, Jobs lost, Stuart Varney, Fox News “The past is whatever the records and the memories agree upon. And since the party is in full control of all records, and in equally full control of the minds of it’s members, it follows that the past is whatever the party chooses to make it. Six means eighteen, two plus two equals five, war is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength.”…George Orwell, “1984” The Jobless Claims report was just announced this morning, July 15, 2010. Stuart Varney wasRead More

Jobless claims, May 13, 2010, US Department of Labor, Seasonally adjusted initial claims decrease 4000, Seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rises 12000, Emergency Unemployment Compensation claims decrease

Jobless claims, May 13, 2010, US Department of Labor From the US Department of Labor, May 13, 2010. “UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE WEEKLY CLAIMS REPORT           SEASONALLY ADJUSTED DATA In the week ending May 8, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 444,000, a decrease of 4,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 448,000. The 4-week moving average was 450,500, a decrease of 9,000 from the previous week’s revised average of 459,500. The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 3.6 percent for the week ending May 1, unchangedRead More

Jobless claims, March 19, 2010, Small decline, Little evidence companies are ready to hire, 457,000 from 462,000, Economists predicted 455,000

Jobless claims, March 19, 2010, Small decline From Market Watch, March 18, 2010. “Weekly jobless claims decline 5,000 to 457,000” “The number of people applying for unemployment benefits fell by 5,000 in the latest week, marking the third straight drop, but there’s little evidence companies are ready to hire at a pace that would sharply reduce the nation’s high jobless rate. In the week ended March 13, initial claims dropped to a seasonally-adjusted 457,000 from 462,000 in the prior week, the Labor Department said Thursday. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch predictedRead More

Jobless claims, March 4 2010, Jobless claims fall, Total beneficiaries rise, Number of people out of work more than six months surged

Jobless claims, March 4 2010 From The Wall Street Journal Market Watch, March 4, 2010. “Jobless claims fall 29,000 to 469,000” “The number of people filing for initial unemployment benefits declined by 29,000 in the week ending Feb. 27 to a seasonally adjusted 469,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.” “Initial claims in the most recent week were about 8% higher than at the beginning of the year. Economists who follow the data aren’t sure if the increase reflects a weaker job market or is due primarily to non-economic factors, suchRead More

Real unemployment rate, February 6 2010, Jobless claims, More jobs lost, Government surveys, Americans not looking for jobs

“And if all others accepted the lie which the Party imposed –if all records told the same tale–then the lie passed into history and became truth. “Who controls the past,” ran the Party slogan, “controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.”…George Orwell, “1984″ Yesterday, February 5, 2010, we reported that the supposed latest unemployment rate is 9.7 %, while at the same time unemployment claims rose again for the last week. “The unemployment rate dropped from 10 percent because a survey of households found the number ofRead More