U.S. Jobless Benefits Fell Last Week

U.S. Jobless Benefits Fell Last Week

This post was originally published on this siteInitial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs, fell to 200,000 last week, marking four months of historically low claims in a tight U.S. labor market.

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Jobless claims up 23K in first week of January

Jobless claims up 23K in first week of January

This post was originally published on this siteNew weekly claims for jobless benefits jumped by 23,000 during the first full week of January, according to data released Thursday by the Labor Department. In the week ending Jan. 8, seasonally adjusted initial claims for&…

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