U.S. Initial Jobless Claims Rise; Economy Grows

Dec. 20 (Bloomberg) -- The number of Americans filing first-time claims for unemployment insurance payments rose by 17,000 to 361,000 in the week ended Dec. 15, Labor Department figures showed today. The U.S. economy grew at a 3.1 percent annual rate in the third quarter, according to Commerce Department figures released today in Washington. Betty Liu and Dominic Chu report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
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01:50 - President Barack Obama outlines his plan to reduce carbon emissions with rules aimed at cutting the use of coal in U.S. power plants. Watch all the key moments from Obama's speech at the White House in 2 minutes. (Excerpts. Source: Bloomberg)
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