U.S. Jobless Claims Fall by 5,000 to 30,000

Jan. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Claims for jobless benefits in the U.S. unexpectedly dropped last week to a five-year low, highlighting the challenges in adjusting the data for swings at the start of a year. Applications for unemployment insurance payments decreased by 5,000 to 330,000 in the week ended Jan. 19, the fewest since the same week in 2008, the Labor Department reported today. Betty Liu and Sara Eisen report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
Lincoln Revives Continental to Reverse Years of Decline
02:58 - The Lincoln Continental luxury sedan concept is seen in a promotional video from Ford Motor Co. Lincoln will present the new Continental at the New York International Auto Show this week as another new direction for a brand that’s been seeking redemption for decades. The Continental concept features a “new face,” with a rectangular chrome grille replacing one that evoked eagle’s wings and alienated some buyers, according to Joe Hinrichs, Ford’s president of the Americas. (Video courtesy of Ford Motor Co. Source: Bloomberg)
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