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U.S. Applications for Unemployment Aid Drop Sharply

(WASHINGTON) — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by the most in more than three months. The figure was a hopeful sign one day before the government releases the April jobs report. The Labor Department says weekly unemployment aid applications fell 27,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 365,000. Applications are [...]
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Unemployment Benefit Applications Drop to 377,000

Business & Finance : The Curious Capitalist (2 years ago)

(WASHINGTON) — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week, suggesting modest job growth after three months of weak hiring. The Labor Department said Thursday that applications for weekly benefits dro... Read Post

U.S. Unemployment Aid Applications Plummet to 346K

Business & Finance : The Curious Capitalist (last year)

(WASHINGTON) — The number of Americans seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to a seasonally adjusted 346,000, suggesting March’s weak month of hiring may be a temporary slowdown. The Labor Department says weekly... Read Post

U.S. Weekly Unemployment Aid Applications Decline

Business & Finance : The Curious Capitalist (2 years ago)

(WASHINGTON) The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped last week, the latest evidence that the job market is strengthening. The Labor Department says weekly unemployment benefit applications fell 5,000 to a sea... Read Post


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