U.S. Jobless Claims Fell by 15,000 to 358,000

Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) -- More Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week as California continued to work through a backlog, indicating it will take time to gauge the impact of the federal shutdown. Jobless claims decreased by 15,000 to 358,000 in the week ended Oct. 12 from a revised 373,000 in the prior period, a Labor Department report showed today in Washington. Michael McKee reports on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
Former CEO of PT Berau Refuses to Leave His Office
58:46 - There are new twists in the tale of Indonesian coal miner Berau with a former director refusing to leave his position or his office. At the same time, shares of its parent company, Asia Resource Minerals, have been suspended in London. Bloomberg’s Haslinda Amin reports on “Trending Business.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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