Initial jobless claims declined to 365,000 claims from last week’s revised 392,000 claims, while continued claims for unemployment benefits declined by 53,000 resulting in an “insured” unemployment rate of 2.6 percent
After weeks of softening jobs data, a solid decline in unemployment claims is crucial in stopping the burgeoning slow jobs growth trend.
The Federal Reserve's role should be to protect the value of the dollar. But the dollar has been in decline for most of the last century.
Private employers added 119,000 jobs last month, bringing the total employment level 1.70 percent above the level seen in April 2011.
In London, you can. A London real estate agency is offering city-dwellers a two-car garage for £525,000.
Calling your credit card company to negotiate a lower interest rate may be a good step towards getting out of credit card debt, Hamm argues.
The average rate for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage went unchanged at 3.92 percent since last week, while the purchase application volume increased 2.9 percent and the refinance application declined 0.7 percent over the same period.
Dodge Dart Aero will start at $16,000 and get at least 41 miles per gallon on the highway. But fuel ratings for Dodge Darts with automatic transmissions have not been revealed.
The new rules for reporting capital gains is a laudable aim, but the IRS faces a number of challenges to make this initiative work.
Nissan Leaf will save $1,000 a year in fuel bills. But the real reason I bought one? 9/11.
Nissan Leaf sees biggest fall, with only 370 cars sold. Prius plug-in hybrids see biggest sales, with more than 1,600 sold in April.
A credit union is a very useful tool for someone who is trying to get their debt load under control. Don’t neglect to use it.
Mercedes-Benz has plans to launch new small cars over the next few years in its battle to overtake Audi for second place behind BMW. A new German report suggests Mercedes-Benz can accomplish it by 2015.
Transportation Secretary LaHood is calling for a federal ban on cellphone use in cars. But states, not the federal government, have traditionally set the rules.
Ron Paul and economist Paul Krugman debated fiscal theory on Bloomberg TV. Who won?