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Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest Level in Nearly 5½ Years

Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest Level in Nearly 5½ Years

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits dropped to its lowest level in nearly 5½ years last week, signaling labor market resilience in the face of fiscal austerity. Read More »

Jobless Claims Lowest Since March, But Change Could Just Be Seasonal

Jobless Claims Lowest Since March, But Change Could Just Be Seasonal

Jobless Claims Down Sharply, But The Devil Is In The Details

By Paul Wiseman WASHINGTON -- The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped by 35,000 last week, a figure that may have been distorted by seasonal factors. The Labor Department said Thursday that applications fell to a seasonally adjusted 353,000. That's down from a revised 388,000 the... Read More »

Initial Claims For Unemployment Benefits Edge Up In Latest Week

Initial Claims For Unemployment Benefits Edge Up In Latest Week

By Christopher S. Rugaber WASHINGTON -- More people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week. But the overall level stayed low enough to suggest the job market is strengthening. The Labor Department says weekly applications increased by 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 362,000, the highest level... Read More »

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