Unemployment rate fell in 7 states, but 5 lost jobs.
2,800 fewer jobs in Oct. than month before.
Number of unemployed rose 8,000 in October.
University of Michigan researchers say things look good for part-time workers who want full-time jobs.
Comments seen as boost to chances of December action by Federal Reserve.
Applications are a proxy for layoffs, which have fallen to near-record low levels.
First Solar restructuring plans call for cutting 1,600 jobs — about 27% of its global work force.
Can be collected from companies with at least $500K of sales in-state regardless of physical presence.
Scales back a judge's order prohibiting the group from entering the retail giant's property.
2-year slow-down abating, Trump’s effect on future still an ‘unknown.’