Monthly Archive:: July 2015

US jobless claims fall to their lowest since 1973

The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits last week dropped to its lowest level in more than 41-1/2 years, suggesting the labor market maintained a sturdy pace of job growth in July.  

July 2: Top News From The Market

U.S. job growth likely cooled a bit in June after reaching a five-month high, but still-healthy hiring could suggest the labor market is strong enough to support an earlier Fed rate hike. Economists estimate that non-farm payrolls rose 230,000 last month after May’s 280,000 jump, the largest gain since December. The unemployment