U.S. Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Drop

March 7 (Bloomberg) -- The number of Americans who filed for unemployment benefits declined to a six-week low, showing further improvement in the labor market. First-time jobless claims unexpectedly fell by 7,000 to 340,000 in the week ended March 2, the lowest since the period ended Jan. 19, according to data today from the Labor Department in Washington. Deirdre Bolton and Michael McKee report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

How Standard Chartered's Chief Economist Views 2016
39:11 - Marios Maratheftis, chief economist at Standard Chartered Bank, offers his outlook for 2016 on China, central banks, emerging markets and the impact of cheaper oil. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
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