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US initial jobless claims dip to six-week low


July 6th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) The number of people in the US applying for unemployment aid last week dropped to the lowest level since mid May, the Labor Department said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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US stocks open mixed


May 25th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 24 (IANS) US stocks opened mixed Thursday on mixed economic reports and ongoing euro zone concerns.On the economic front, orders for durable goods increased a slight 0.2 ... Read more...

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US stocks lower amid weak economic data


April 20th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 19 (IANS) US stocks edged lower Thursday as the latest string of weak economic data overshadowed better-than-expected corporate earnings.The US Labor Department said that the number of ... Read more...

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US stocks jump on encouraging jobs data (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) US stocks jumped Thursday after government report showed that the jobs market was steadily improving.The Dow Jones industrial average gained 46.02 points, or 0.36 percent, ... Read more...

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US stocks higher on positive jobs data


February 24th, 2012 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) US stocks jumped Thursday after a government report showed the jobs market was steadily improving.According to the US Labor Department, the number of people applying ... Read more...

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US stocks mixed amid euro concerns


February 16th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 16 (IANS) US stocks opened mixed Thursday amid positive data and euro concerns.The Labor Department said initial claims for state unemployment benefits last week dropped 13,000 to ... Read more...

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US stocks rise amid positive data


December 30th, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 30 (IANS) US stocks extended gains Thursday after the country's jobless data hit the lowest level in over three years and home sales soared to the highest ... Read more...

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US jobless levels at 7-month low


November 11th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) The number of people in US initially applying for unemployment aid last week has hit the lowest level in seven months, a positive sign for the ... Read more...

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US jobless claims up


October 7th, 2011 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) The number of people in the US applying for unemployment aid rose slightly last week after falling below the threshold of 400,000 a week earlier, Xinhua ... Read more...

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BP has paid $5 bn to people affected by oil spill


August 24th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) BP Plc. so far has paid $5 billion to people who were affected by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico after the explosion of ... Read more...

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New US jobless claims dip below 400,000


July 29th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS/EFE) Initial claims for unemployment benefits declined by 24,000 last week to 398,000, the first time since early April that the figure dipped below 400,000, the US ... Read more...

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US stocks rebound on upbeat jobs data


July 29th, 2011 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 29 (IANS) US stocks rebounded Thursday after the government released upbeat jobs data, Xinhua reported.The Labor Department said before the opening bell that people applying for jobless ... Read more...

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US jobless claims dip to three-month low


July 15th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS/EFE) Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell by 22,000 last week to 405,000, the lowest level in three months, the US Labour Department said Thursday.The rolling four-week ... Read more...

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US unemployment claims fall slightly


July 1st, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS/EFE) New applications for unemployment benefits fell by 1,000 last week to 428,000, the US labour department said Thursday.Analysts had expected the number of new jobless claims ... Read more...

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US stocks mixed on Greece plan, jobs data


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 3 (IANS) US stocks rebounded from earlier losses and closed mixed Thursday as a new plan to address Greek debt problems eased investors' tensions while data showed ... Read more...

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U.S. jobless claims rise by 25,000 to 429,000


April 28th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Initial claims for unemployment insurance in the U.S. rose to 429,000 in the week ending April 23, which represents an increase of 25,000 compared to the previous ... Read more...

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U.S. jobless claims rise by 27,000 to 412,000


April 14th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Initial claims for unemployment insurance in the U.S. rose to 412,000 in the week ending April 9, which represents an increase of 27,000 compared to the previous ... Read more...

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U.S. jobless claims drop 10,000 to 382,000


April 7th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Initial claims for unemployment insurance in the U.S. dropped to 382,000 in the week ending April 2, which represents a decrease of 10,000 compared to the previous ... Read more...

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Wall Street cheers strong gains in first quarter


April 1st, 2011 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 1 (IANS) US stocks traded mixed in the last trading day of the first quarter, with blue chips achieving the best quarterly gains since 1998.Investors were concerned ... Read more...

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US stocks rise on yen intervention, banking shares


March 19th, 2011 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 19 (IANS) US stocks rose Friday after the Federal Reserve announced it will allow banks to boost or restart dividend payments this year and the Group of ... Read more...

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US stocks rebound on positive economic data


March 18th, 2011 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 18 (IANS) US stocks rebounded Thursday on positive economic reports, a day after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index and the Nasdaq erased most of gains in ... Read more...

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Insurance claims from floods in Australia soar


February 11th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 11 (IANS) Insurance claims following Australia's devastating floods in Queensland have reached the $2 billion mark, a media report said Friday.The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) Friday released a brief ... Read more...

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U.S. jobless claims drops 17,000 to 421,000


December 9th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — Initial claims for unemployment insurance in the U.S. dropped to 421,000 in the week ending December 4, a decrease of 17,000, the U.S. Labor Department said on ... Read more...

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Initial jobless claims drop 11,000 to 445,000


October 7th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Initial claims for unemployment insurance in the United States dropped to 445,000 in the week ending October 2, a decrease of 11,000, the U.S. Labor Department said ... Read more...

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‘Delusional’ man who accused wife of Becks affair submits cheating emails


October 7th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): The man who accused his wife of having an affair with David Beckham has claimed that he has evidence of 'emails and texts' to prove she was ... Read more...

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Bethany Storro’s acid attack is a hoax, it is self-inflicted


September 17th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an astonishing incident, a woman has faked an acid attack. Police say they saw inconsistencies in the story of Bethany Storro from the beginning.Bethany told ... Read more...

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Rs.50 lakh recovered from killer of legislator’s wife (Lead)


August 4th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A 30-year-old man was arrested in Delhi Wednesday for murdering the wife of an Uttar Pradesh legislator last week in Muzaffarnagar town and decamping with valuables. ... Read more...

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Mussolini’s granddaughter dismisses `sex video’ claim


November 27th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 27 (DPA) Alessandra Mussolini, granddaughter of fascist dictator Benito, said Friday she did not know "whether to be angry or to laugh" at reports that a newspaper has been offered ... Read more...

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Recession will weigh on US economy for years: WSJ survey


October 9th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) The worst recession since the Great Depression has left a scorched landscape that will weigh on the American labour market and the broader economy for years ... Read more...

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Wall Street rises, bolstered by financial, energy stocks


May 29th, 2009 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 29 (Xinhua) The Wall Street closed higher Thursday, led by energy and banking shares. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and American Express Co. led gains in the Dow Jones Industrial ... Read more...

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Wall Street drops on economic recovery concern


May 22nd, 2009 - 5:15 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (Xinhua) The Wall Street closed lower Thursday as investors worried that the economy might not recover as quickly as expected. Investors grew nervous after the credit ratings agency ... Read more...

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Crude oil settles above $52 on economic data


April 10th, 2009 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 10 (Xinhua) Crude oil prices jumped nearly six percent to close above $52 Thursday, as better-than-expected retail and unemployment reports offset the increase in natural gas inventories. Light, sweet crude ... Read more...

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US jobless top 5 million as claims touch 26-year high (Repeating for all needing)


February 27th, 2009 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) The number of Americans living on unemployment benefits has topped five million for the first time with as many as 667,000 filing initial jobless claims last week, the ... Read more...

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US jobless top 5 million as claims spike to 26-year high


February 26th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) The number of Americans living on unemployment benefits has topped five million for the first time with as many as 667,000 filing initial jobless claims last week, the ... Read more...

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US jobless claims surge to highest in 26 years (Repeating for all needing)


February 6th, 2009 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits last week topped 600,000, a level not seen since October 1982, according to a government report released Thursday.The number ... Read more...

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