Jobless Claims Unchanged; Consumer Spending Climbs
Aug. 30 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. jobless claims were little changed at 374,000 in the week ended Aug. 25, the Labor Department reported today in Washington.
Consumer spending in the U.S. climbed in July for the first time in three months. Purchases rose 0.4 percent after being little changed in June, Commerce Department figures showed today in Washington. Betty Liu and Dominic Chu report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)