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Initial jobless claims slump to 44-year low
marketwatch.com ^ | October 19, 2017 | Jeffry Bartash

Posted on 10/19/2017 6:28:06 AM PDT by John W

Initial jobless claims, a way to measure layoffs, sank by 22,000 to 222,000 in the week ended Oct. 14. That’s the lowest figure since March 1973 and well below the 244,000 MarketWatch forecast.

The more stable monthly average of claims declined by 9,500 to 248,250, though it remains somewhat elevated because of the recent hurricanes.

(Excerpt) Read more at marketwatch.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: joblessclaims; morewinning; trump; trumpeffect; unemployment
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1 posted on 10/19/2017 6:28:06 AM PDT by John W
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To: John W

WINNING!.........................


2 posted on 10/19/2017 6:29:41 AM PDT by Red Badger (Road Rage lasts 5 minutes. Road Rash lasts 5 months!.....................)
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I know several people that are out of work and still unable to find anything suitable in their line of work.


3 posted on 10/19/2017 6:31:16 AM PDT by 38special (For real, y'all.)
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To: John W

I know several people that are out of work and still unable to find anything suitable in their line of work.


4 posted on 10/19/2017 6:31:17 AM PDT by 38special (For real, y'all.)
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To: John W

Trumps fault !


5 posted on 10/19/2017 6:34:02 AM PDT by tomkat
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+ ‘


6 posted on 10/19/2017 6:34:27 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: John W

But... but... it’s still 0bama’s economy!

/super sarcasm


7 posted on 10/19/2017 6:34:45 AM PDT by wastedyears (Anime is real.)
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To: John W

There are millions of Americans out of work.

This is also going to get worse, as people begin losing jobs to actual automation.

This is a BIG problem, and about to get much worse. America has sent FAR too much production to China.

For real.


8 posted on 10/19/2017 6:36:25 AM PDT by cba123 ( Toi la nguoi My. Toi bay gio o Viet Nam.)
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To: cba123

You realize this was a positive article and reflection on Trump, right?


9 posted on 10/19/2017 6:40:03 AM PDT by Sign Petition to Arrest Comey
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To: cba123

Trump is bringing manufacturing back to the USA!


10 posted on 10/19/2017 6:46:21 AM PDT by Wpin ("I Have Sworn Upon the Altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny...")
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To: Sign Petition to Arrest Comey

Trump needs to bring back American production.

The entire GOP (as well as lots, and lots of Democrats) have been offshoring American jobs for the entire last generation.

Trump made noises about this during the campaign, but has NOT done what he promised to fix this.

(not yet)


11 posted on 10/19/2017 6:47:43 AM PDT by cba123 ( Toi la nguoi My. Toi bay gio o Viet Nam.)
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To: John W

Too many people don’t want a job.


12 posted on 10/19/2017 6:47:48 AM PDT by DungeonMaster (Goblins, Orcs and the Undead: Metaphors for the godless left.)
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To: John W

From the perspective of many losers, work steals your dignity . Pathetic .


13 posted on 10/19/2017 6:52:42 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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Trying to put a negative spin on it by using the word slump... LOL


14 posted on 10/19/2017 6:55:20 AM PDT by KSCITYBOY (The media is corrupt)
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To: John W

Trump is destroying the economy!!!


15 posted on 10/19/2017 6:55:30 AM PDT by null and void (The internet gave everyone a mouth. It gave no one a brain.)
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To: John W

When was the last time you bought (anything) but food or gasoline?

Think about that time.

Odds are that product, was made in China.

EVERYTHING was made in China now. Not literally everything of course, but every single year for the last entire generation, our balance of trade with China has gotten ever worse.

Trump is the first guy, who even looks at that.

He needs to stop looking, and start addressing the issue.


16 posted on 10/19/2017 7:05:07 AM PDT by cba123 ( Toi la nguoi My. Toi bay gio o Viet Nam.)
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To: 38special
I know several people that are out of work and still unable to find anything suitable in their line of work.

They may have to become a bit more flexible.

17 posted on 10/19/2017 7:09:51 AM PDT by BfloGuy ( Even the opponents of Socialism are dominated by socialist ideas.)
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To: 38special
I know several people that are out of work and still unable to find anything suitable in their line of work.

I'm of the mind of "take what you can and keep looking".

18 posted on 10/19/2017 7:16:40 AM PDT by Road Warrior 04 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: cba123

Oh sorry.

And cars. Cars sold in America are NOT made in China.

Although China now makes many more Autos, than we do. Many. Because unlike America, the Chinese have insisted anyone selling them, actually make them there.

Everyone does, now.


19 posted on 10/19/2017 7:17:48 AM PDT by cba123 ( Toi la nguoi My. Toi bay gio o Viet Nam.)
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To: 38special

Can you please provide some details of what line of work and where, etc.? Also, what experience level?


20 posted on 10/19/2017 7:30:33 AM PDT by nwrep
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