U.S. Jobless Claims Increase; Wholesale Prices Rise

Sept. 13 (Bloomberg) -- The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose 15,000 in the week ended Sept. 8 to 382,000, Labor Department figures showed today in Washington. The producer price index climbed 1.7 percent in August after an increase of 0.3 percent in July, the Labor Department reported today in Washington. Betty Liu and Dominic Chu report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
BOJ Doesn't Want to Exacerbate Yen Weakness: Brown
27:22 - The Bank of Japan doesn't want to exacerbate yen weakness and so is restrained in its ability to implement further quantitative easing, according to Brendan Brown, head of economic research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International. "I don't think they're going to be seen wanting to take any sort of provocative step," he said in an interview on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown" with Mark Barton, Manus Cranny and Anna Edwards. (Source: Bloomberg)
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