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)
SocGen's Earnings Show Capacity to Execute: CEO Oudea
06:22 - Societe General SA's highest profit since 2007 shows the bank's capacity to execute its strategic plan amid cost savings according to Chief Executive Officer Frederic Oudea. He spoke in an interview with Bloomberg Television's Caroline Connan. (Source: Bloomberg)
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