U.S. Jobless Claims Fell More Than Forecast

Dec. 26 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. initial jobless claims declined by 42,000, more than forecast, to 338,000 in the week ended Dec. 21, a Labor Department report showed today in Washington. Continuing claims rose. The year-end holidays make it difficult to adjust for fluctuations in applications for jobless benefits, a Labor Department official said as the figures were released. Betty Liu and Julie Hyman report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
Markets Are Assuming There Won’t Be a ‘Grexit’: Saywell
52:35 - BNP Paribas Global Head of FX Strategy Steven Saywell discuss Greece’s debt crisis and its impact on the euro. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Mark Barton, Caroline Hyde and Manus Cranny on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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