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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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U.S. Jobless Claims Tumble

New York (AFP) – U.S. weekly jobless claims fell more than expected for the week ending December 21, the government said on Thursday. First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits fell 42,000 to 338,000 from an adjusted 380,000 the previous week, the Labor Department said. Analysts had projected that 350,000 claims would be filed. Analysts caution […]

December 26, 2013

Unemployment Claims Dip And Stocks Rally

WASHINGTON (AP) — After calamitous losses on Wall Street and fears of another recession, the economy got a dose of good news Thursday: The number of people applying for unemployment benefits fell below 400,000 for the first time since April. Layoffs are easing in most states, and some economists are predicting mild improvement in job […]

August 11, 2011