U.S. Jobless Claims Fell Over Past Month

Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- The fewest workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits over the past month since before the last recession. The number of claims in the four weeks ended Aug. 3 declined to 335,500 on average, the least since November 2007, a Labor Department report showed today in Washington. They rose to 333,000 last week. Trish Regan and Michael McKee report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

Making the Argument for a Global Bear Market
41:25 - Chris Watling, chief executive officer and chief market strategist at Longview Economics, and Peter Schaffrik, head of European rates and economics research at RBC Capital Markets, discuss global equity markets, the influence of the U.S. economy, and the effect of deleveraging on global growth. They speak on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
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