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August 2, 2013

Unemployment claims number fall unexpectedly in US

Filed under: Nigeria News — Africa Business @ 10:28 am

WASHINGTON – Americans seeking unemployment insurance benefits last week fell to the lowest level in five years to total 326,000 , a decline of 19,000 from the prior week’s revised figure of 345,000, the Labor Department reported on Thursday. The reading was the lowest since January 19, 2008, when claims stood at 321,000 amid the financial crisis. The positive claims report came a day …

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