U.S. Housing Starts Jump; Jobless Claims Fall

Jan. 17 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. housing starts climbed 12.1 percent last month to a 954,000 annual rate, the Commerce Department reported today in Washington. Applications for jobless benefits decreased by 37,000 to 335,000 in the week ended Jan. 12, the lowest level since the period ended Jan. 19, 2008, Labor Department figures showed today. Betty Liu and Sara Eisen report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
Germanwings Crash Cause Means Recoveries `Uncapped'
30:05 - Swansea University College of Law Senior Lecturer George Leloudas discusses why he says Lufthansa, the parent of Germanwings, could have to pay unlimited compensation to families of the disaster victims if the airline is found to be liable. He speaks to Bloomberg's Pimm Fox on "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg)
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